Gabby Abel is a communications strategist at Byrum & Fisk. She joined the firm in 2020, bringing an extensive background in government communications, politics and media relations .

Abel is a former communications manager for the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. She curated content, developed communications strategies and managed media relations for the Prosperity Office – which housed the Michigan Poverty Task Force, Office of Global Michigan and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s post-secondary educational attainment campaign. She also previously served as a communications specialist for former Gov. Rick Snyder.

Abel brings a broad range of bipartisan experience in labor and economic development as well as policy and state government.

Abel has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Western Michigan University.