Extensive, senior-level experience in a wide variety of public relations specialties, including media relations, strategic communications, issues management, crisis communications, marketing communications and corporate and institutional marketplace positioning.
Previously, a public relations professional at multifaceted, locally owned marketing communications firms; and a newspaper journalist in multiple roles ranging from reporter-photographer at a community weekly to assistant business editor at a major metropolitan daily.
Professional goal: Influence the attitudes and behaviors of people important to Kansas City; communicate truthfully, openly and effectively on behalf of KC Water for the benefit of Kansas City and its citizens.
In the community, volunteer for organizations focused on youth and higher education.
Specialties: Media relations, strategic communications consultation, traditional and social media relations, issues management and crisis communications.
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