Public Relations: Everything… Everything about PR!
Event on 2013-10-24 18:30:00
What a great time of year to learn about PR!
Join us this month to hear from three PR experts, listen to their tips and experience. Get your PR notebooks out and join us.
Our PR Panel:
Peggy Cramer Jara, Director of Accounts: Harden Communications Partners
For more than 20 years Peggy Cramer Jara has excelled in integrated marketing communications with a broad range of client and agency-side experience including: Intuit, SBC, Accenture, and several startups.
Prior to Harden Communications Partners, Peggy founded Cramer Jara Communications where she oversaw public relations and social media programs for clients that ranged from real estate law to healthcare-based financial software to wine! Prior to consulting, Peggy was Director of Communications at Posit Science where she managed dozens of stories with reporters and producers including The New York Times, ABC World News Tonight, The Today Show, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Vogue, and Good Housekeeping.
She directed marketing communications at OffRoad Capital, an online marketplace for private equity. Prior to this, Peggy served as the Director of Strategic Planning for Marketing Communications at SBC (now AT&T).
Peggy has a BA in Communications from California State University, Chico.She is married and the mother of two (big eating) teenage boys. Her playtime is consumed with boating, wine making and all sorts of parent-related volunteer work with Boy Scouts, Piedmont High Football and high school sailing!
Rachel Rosenblum is a creative brand storyteller with 10 years of experience in public relations, social media, influencer marketing and journalism. As the public relations manager + content strategist at Method, she shapes and shares the stories that have made the San Francisco-based brand the leader in premium, eco-friendly cleaning products. When she's not making soap sound sexy, Rachel enjoys baking, cruising around on her bike, and daydreaming of Paris. Rachel has a B.S. in journalism from the University of Florida and attended graduate school for media studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, two daughters, and a very naughty pug named Mrs. Pickles
Wendy Conway has more than 15 years of experience as a communicator, brand builder, and media strategist for organizations at the leading edge of innovation. As the principal of Conway Consulting, Wendy focuses on defining, developing, and communicating brands that influence the way we think and act. Previously, she lead marketing and communications for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's pioneering impact investment firm, Omidyar Network. She also represented top venture firm, Benchmark Capital, as well as many of its portfolio companies, as principal of GMK Communications, a public relations consultancy she cofounded in 1999. In addition, Wendy has worked in PR agency and in-house settings for companies such as Copithorne and Bellows (now Porter Novelli) and PointCast, Inc.
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