Nonprofit PR is an increasingly vital component of public relations, as purchasing patterns tend to mirror how much companies and organizations contribute to society.
This year’s inductees in the PR People Hall of Fame share sage advice that has brought them success and inspires the next generation of PR communicators.
Michael Gonda, Director, Corporate Issues & Crisis Management, Weber Shandwick Michael Gonda has just over three years of experience in public relations and yet has risen from account executive to director of Weber Shandwick’s Corporate… Continued
Naomi Hirabayashi, CMO, DoSomething.org With a marketing budget of zero, Naomi Hirabayashi oversees all celebrities, public relations and marketing partnerships for DoSomething.org, creating 100 million+ impression campaigns on a regular basis. Hirabayashi made Thumb Wars, DoSomething.org’s… Continued
Stephanie Tabor, Manager, Corporate Communications, Solazyme, Inc. Stephanie Tabor has been managing communication efforts for the red-hot sustainable technology industry for over five years, launching the world’s most sustainable source of oil ever discovered, and working to… Continued
Chris Giallanza, Account Executive, MSLGROUP Chris Giallanza’s experience spans a variety of industries and tactics, such as piloting merchandising campaigns, leading international business-to-business campaigns and influencing local legislation. At MSLGROUP, Giallanza spearheads content-driven storytelling initiatives… Continued
I’sys Caffey, Account Supervisor, Edelman I’sys Caffey’s performance as a rising star has been evidenced throughout her tenure at Edelman. Starting her career as an intern, she was hired at the conclusion of her internship… Continued
Stephanie Nordstrom, Senior Account Manager, WCG With a knack for problem solving, Stephanie Nordstrom has been truly instrumental in not only keeping but growing linchpin consumer brands for W2O Group/WCG. She consistently pushes the boundaries… Continued
Emily Schildt, Director of Digital Engagement, Chobani Emily Schildt has driven Chobani’s transformation from a niche specialty food to a yogurt aisle leader in just three years—all without a national television-advertising budget. Schildt has expanded… Continued
Harold Burson, Founding Chairman, Burson-Marsteller Harold Burson and Bill Marsteller established Burson-Marsteller on March 1, 1953. The new jointly owned Burson-Marsteller was the first firm to offer what has become known as integrated communications. In… Continued