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2016 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: John Guilfoil, Principal, John Guilfoil Public Relations John Guilfoil has worked on notable campaigns that have effectively led clients through crisis situations and proven his ability as an effective crisis communicator. When the sexual… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Digital Communications Leader of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Mollie Surratt, Senior Director of Public Relations, Social Media & Content Marketing, Mohawk Flooring Mollie Surratt is a pioneer in the practice of strategic public relations in the flooring industry and a leader in… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Intern of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Jazmin Beltran, Cognito Jazmin Beltran joined Cognito as an intern in the spring of 2016. Previously she planned events for her on-campus organization, Eller Hispanic Honorary, in order to promote diversity and recognition for… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Financial Communications Professional of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Laureen Ellison, VP, Head of Marketing & Communications, Pepperjam On Nov. 2, 2015, Laureen Ellison sequenced seven press releases in five minutes that announced the sale of eBay Enterprise, and the simultaneous creation of… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Internal Communicator of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Sean Jamieson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communication, Bank of America Sean Jamieson took the lead on two important projects designed to make Bank of America (BOA) simpler, safer and more straightforward. The first focused… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Measurement Expert of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Angela Sinickas, CEO, Sinickas Communications, Inc. Angela Sinickas has been called a pioneer, guru, maven and even a diva of measurement. Her work in 32 countries has led to an international reputation for thought-leadership,… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Media Relations Professional of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Nati Katz, Manager, Technology Practice, Burson-Marsteller Nati Katz has excelled in strategizing, planning and implementing B2B and B2C campaigns on behalf of nearly a dozen clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500s. With his… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year: Agency

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Lesley Sillaman, Senior Vice President, Global, Havas PR A senior team member in Havas’ Pittsburgh office and senior vice president of global, Lesley Sillaman has played a vital role in many of the agency’s… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year: Corporate

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Christina Bennett, Senior Director, Global Public Relations, Elizabeth Arden Christina Bennett is responsible for global PR strategy, U.S. publicity efforts and U.S. social media strategy and execution for the Elizabeth Arden skincare, color and… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Trainer/Educator of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Philip Nardone, CEO & Founder, PAN Communications Philip Nardone is a three-year member of the Newhouse Advisory Board at Syracuse University, and pioneered a professional development program with the establishment of the PAN Portal.… Continued