& Alliance Building






Stakeholder Engagement

Issues & Crisis Management

Public Affairs

Move the World

What We Do

  • Alliance Building & Management
  • Strategic Communications
  • Executive Communications
  • Organizational Brand Strategy
  • Fundraising
  • Community Engagement
  • Reputation
  • Thought Leadership
  • Influencer Networking
  • Story Telling

Our Impact

Entente brings together the best people and ideas with the best companies and organizations to move hearts and minds. 

Working closely with our partners, we build the powerful alliances, deserved reputation, trust and social advocacy it takes to make social change, earn license to operate,  and catalyze growth. 

Who We Are

Custom build your team. 

We are a gig economy network of:

  • Communicators - Say It
  • Designers & Visualists - See It
  • Digital/Social Strategists - Share It
  • Analysts - Know It

Join ETN - the Entente Talent Network

If you are the best and want to be among the best, join our network of professionals

Partner with Us

Who We Serve

Our partners are multinational corporations, small and medium sized businesses and NGOs/non-profits. What they have in common is real heart and a mission to make a positive impact on people and societies through innovative science and technology, new approaches, and fresh ideas and business strategies.

What We Look For In Our Partners

Heart. Ethical Leadership. Leading technologies and approaches. And big ideas with the potential to create efficiencies, inspire, empower, and help people live better, healthier, happier lives. 

The ETN - Entente Talent Network

Entente believes in the power of the gig economy. We know the best in the business want to work together and work independently too. The Entente Talent Network - ETN - is a new more flexible way of doing business that benefits our partners and our talent. 

Our Leadership

  • Founder CEO Virginia Amann is a 20+ year strategic communications pro who blends creativity, agility, diplomacy and a deep appreciation for science and technology to make valued connections and build the reputation and influence that move people in the right direction. 
  • COO Sherif Youssef is an analytics strategist with an MBA who solves problems by building algorithms and asking the right questions. 
  • Senior Partner, Jeremy D. Tunis, Esq. is a licensed attorney with 15 years spanning grassroots advocacy, public affairs and issues management. 
  • The ETN is a growing peer selected talent network of the best professionals in strategic communications, digital and social, visuals and analytics. We stay agile and build flexibly because our partners do.

Our Scientific & Technical Advisory Board

Our Stories, Our Partners' Stories

Read about Johnson & Johnson's new program "Champions of Science" and help raise money for the Biotech Institute by tweeting #ChampionsOfScience

Read the story of our partner CorStone in Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Option B.

On Oct 26-30 the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists will bring together 1,200–1,400 professionals dedicated to engaging, incisive, accurate, and high-quality science journalism. The conference will build global capacity for science communication and provide an opportunity for journalists to explore cutting-edge science as well as crucial issues at the interface of science and society.

Contact Us

Chicago, IL & Madison, WI

River Point, West Loop

How to get here from the Airport:

35 - 40 minutes by taxi from O'Hare

25 - 30 minutes by taxi from Midway

Train: 7 minute walk from Clark/Lake train station


444 W Lake St, Ste 1700, Chicago, Ill 60606, United States

+1 312 416 8438