2015 Rising PR Stars: Elizabeth Gray, Associate Consultant, APCO Worldwide

Elizabeth Gray is a compelling example of why the next leaders of the PR industry should be recognized. She demonstrates a professional poise well above her years, an uncanny knack for client service and an ability to achieve extraordinary results and wins that consistently exceed colleagues’ and clients’ expectations.

Prior to APCO, Gray spent four years working in federal lobbying and government relations in DC, navigating complex legislative issues and successfully advocating on behalf of clients in the energy, education and transportation sectors before members of the U.S. House and Senate. Successfully pairing her knowledge of public affairs with her experience in corporate communications, Gray has become one of the most talented and sought-after young professionals in the APCO network.

A truly outstanding communications professional, Gray consistently garners rave reviews from clients. She plays a major role in managing several of APCO’s most significant national accounts, including its position as the U.S. agency of record for IKEA (one of the New York office’s biggest clients), as well as playing an integral role on APCO’s issues and crisis team for several high-profile transactions.