Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Claire Hunter, Corporate Relations Division Manager, Allstate Insurance Company

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Claire Hunter serves as the division manager for the West Central Region of Allstate Insurance Company, which includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. Hunter partners closely with the leaders… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: T. Andrew Huddleston, Digital Director, International Union, UAW

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Andrew Huddleson joined the UAW (the labor union best known for representing hourly workers at Ford, GM and FCA-US) in 2011, when digital media wasn’t a big part of UAW’s overall media strategy. In June… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Bailey Jacobs, Senior Manager, Communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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Bailey Jacobs leads the marketing and communications efforts for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC). In this role, she develops the nonprofit’s communications strategy, oversees the execution of day-to-day tactics, and… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Grace Jones, Consumer Brand Manager, Dayton Children’s

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Grace Jones is a true shining star among her peers and within the nonprofit communications community. As a brand consumer manager at Dayton Children’s, she has worked to innovate and improve the hospital’s online, customer-focused… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Hod Klein, Vice President, Vested

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Hod Klein’s career shows what can be accomplished when an energetic, dedicated professional decides on a vertical specialty and completely owns it. Klein recently joined Vested, a strategic communications firm that specializes in financial services as vice president. He previously worked in the asset management practice at Dukas Linden, playing a… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Andrew Knoblauch, Public Relations Supervisor, Dixon Schwabl

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Andrew Knoblauch is a well-respected and smart young professional at Rochester, N.Y.’s leading public relations and marketing agency. He raises the bar when it comes to client relations, ethics and maintaining great relationships with clients,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Janine Kamwene, Associate Director, APCO Worldwide

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From the moment Janine Kamwene joined APCO Worldwide’s New York office in October 2014, she hit the ground running, participating in a winning new business pitch in her first week. After that, it didn’t take… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Eric Kokonas, VP of Strategy and Partner, Dittoe Public Relations

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Defying all of the stereotypes plaguing his millennial generation, Eric Kokonas has spent his entire professional career at Dittoe Public Relations, working tirelessly and selflessly every single day for his clients and the agency as… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Joanna Leis, Senior Account Executive, Finn Partners

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In the two years that Joanna Leis has been at Finn Partners, she has become invaluable to the group and the agency. Leis consistently delivers great work, and approaches each day with a positive attitude.… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Laura Krebs Miller, Vice President, Cashman and Associates

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Promoted to vice president of Cashman & Associates before the age of 30, Laura Krebs Miller has quickly risen through the ranks, demonstrating hard work and a dedication to growing as a leader in the… Continued