We are a marketing & public relations firm that delivers winning
strategies, engages with optimism to develop
new solutions, motivates the masses and “spins” a creative approach that results in greater exposure for our
clients. We work hard too, though it often looks and sounds like fun. Whether you are targeting the San Francisco
Bay Area, the Northern California Coast or reaching out to markets across the country, our local team and
nationwide colleagues who specialize in public relations and marketing can accomplish large agency results
with senior-level expertise at a fraction of the cost of a national agency.
Dawn Stranne brings more than 22 years of experience in public relations and journalism to
her clients with innovative ideas, campaigns built for success and the essential combination
of skills, contacts, integrity, enthusiasm and persistence. She often incorporates a proven
team of experts to maximize results for her clients. In addition to her colleagues in the national
PRConsultants Group, her local associates include the following PR pros:
Jodie Chase is a former food editor at the Bay Area News Group and was the long-time public
relations director for KRON-TV.
Mary Connell is an extraordinary writer and editor with many years of experience as a newspaper reporter and editor.
Leigh Blair is an administrative specialist, event coordinator and expert web researcher with a sharp eye for detail.
Carol Ruskin is an experienced graphic artist and web designer who goes the extra mile to make sure the client is
While our focus is the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California Coast, we often strategize and implement
multi-market and nationwide public relations and marketing campaigns with our long-time colleagues in the award-
winning PRConsultants Group, a network of marketing pros. Close working relationships with these senior
practitioners allow us to provide clients with personalized, targeted service and local expertise in each market or
Some of the world’s top agencies and the industry leaders they represent, such as XM Satellite Radio, DirecTV,
Old Spice, Hilton Garden Inns and Cold Stone Creamery have turned to PRConsultants Group for capturing the
attention of media and customers from coast-to-coast. Whether you need local support for a nationwide media tour,
effective promotions in selected markets, or media relations by local experts, the PRConsultants Group is a highly
cost-effective way to market with national strength and local power.
PRConsultants Group has attained national recognition in numerous public relations trade publications and
business magazines and was featured in the cover story of INC Magazine’s September 2001 issue. The group
is also prominently featured in the book “Alpha Dogs: How Your Small Business Can Become a Leader of the
Pack,” by Donna Fenn. Information on affiliate locations can be found at www.prconsultantsgroup.com.