who are we?

Jeff Fuhrman, Co-Principal of Amplify Communications Inc., provides 30 years of high achievement in the broadcast industry which includes serving as a talk radio network general manager (Michigan Talk & News Network), account manager, director of sales, and president of Third Coast Media, an advertising and marketing firm. Jeff has implemented statewide and national promotions with Fortune 500 companies and professional sports teams, while incorporating his extensive skill set of sales, budget creation & administration, design, media planner, marketing, human resources and training. Jeff’s business ventures have included a merchant service company, a sign shop and a third party logistic company, as well as being a partner of a brewpub & restaurant. Youth and high school football coaching as well as serving as a member of the Big 10 Conference Football Chain Crew also mark part of Jeff’s vast experiences and abilities.


Tom Crawford, Co-Principal of Amplify Communications Inc., has over 35 years of experience as a “Professional Communicator” in a wide variety of capacities. Tom reached a high level of achievement fulfilling 25 years of service as corporate communications executive of an international trade association with over 20,000 members in more than 100 countries. His ongoing 15 years of sports talk radio & TV broadcasting work includes extensive business development and media sales experience. Tom is “a proven pro” at creating, managing and expanding presence for small businesses across social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram providing tweets, posts, status updates, pins, photos and videos. He also crafts blogs and compelling content for company websites, and develops marketing and communication plans.