Honors, Awards, Appointments

Appointments and Affiliations

  • National Fellow of PRSA
  • Cleveland PRSA Lighthouse Award for professional achievement and community service
  • Cleveland PRSA President’s Award
  • Adjunct Professor, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio
  • Adjunct Professor, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio
  • Adjunct Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • Executive Committee Member, PRSA Counselors Academy
  • Officer, PRSA-Cleveland and PRSA-Western Reserve Chapters
  • Board Member, Villa Angela-Saint Joseph High School
  • Corporate Counsel, Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Advisory Council, Hospice of the Western Reserve
  • Trustee, Achievement Centers for Children
  • Member, Leadership Cleveland’s Class of 2002
  • Member, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member, Boys Hope Girls Hope
  • Trustee and Speaker, Federation for Community Planning
  • Consultant to WomenSafe, a Geauga County Women’s Shelter
  • Marketing Committee Member, Commission on Economic Inclusion, Greater Cleveland Partnership


National Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvils (and Bronze Anvils where noted) 

  • Marketing public relations program (Eastman Kodak Document Imaging)
  • Marketing public relations campaign (ALLTEL)
  • Internal communications program (Sky Financial Group)
  • Crisis communications program (Ohio Bancorp)
  • Management of major events surrounding a corporate headquarters’ opening (BP, then Standard Oil)
  • Media relations program for a trade association (Steel Service Center Institute)
  • Marketing consumer services program (CMJ Music Fest – Cleveland Visitor’s Bureau and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
  • Annual report for not-for-profit organization (Ohio Steel Industry Advisory Council) – Bronze
  • Newsletters for (HomeTown Health Network) – Bronze
  • Brochures (Johnsonite) – Bronze

 Regional and Local Awards

  • PRSA CLE Judge’s Choice – Marketing business-to-business (Kelly Tires)
  • PRSA CLE Gold – Guerilla marketing/grass roots (The Cleveland Film Festival)
  • PRSA ECD – Consumer marketing (Black Flag)
  • PRSA ECD – Media relations program for a trade association (Steel Service Center Institute)
  • PRSA ECD – National media relations program for law firm (Arter & Hadden)
  • PRSA ECD – Public affairs program (Ohio Steel Industry Advisory Council)
  • PRSA ECD – Marketing communications program for business-to-business (HomeTown Health Network)
  • PRSA ECD – Public affairs program (The Western Reserve Transit Authority)
  • PRSA ECD – Change communications program (Sky Financial Group)
  • PRSA ECD – Marketing/Business-to-Business (Bendix)
  • AHA Touchstone Award for Excellence for the practice of healthcare marketing and public relations (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center)
  • Metalworking News/SSCI Silver Triangle Awards for two advertising campaigns


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