PRSA Portland Metro Chapter



  • Julie Williams, APR

  • President-Elect and Leadership Assembly Delegate Julie Williams, APR, MA, is strategic communications consultant for social enterprises. Julie initially founded Versatile Creative Consulting in 2008 to service her past nonprofit employers while also attending graduate school. Inspired by companies like Patagonia, she committed to supporting social enterprise as the new norm for business. Through her nine […]

  • Tracey Lam, APR

  • Chief advocacy officer In 1980, just months after Tracey and her family emigrated to Portland from Hong Kong, Mount St. Helens erupted. As neighbors – once strangers – emerged to check on each  other and help clean up the ashes, Tracey experienced the true meaning of community. The impact of that day and the gratitude […]

  • Becca Sterbenz

  • Director-at-large, Events Becca is a Senior Account Manager at Quinn Thomas. Her work focuses on the intersection of public relations, public affairs and community engagement. Her portfolio includes clients such as AT&T, Walmart, Uber, The Standard, the State of Oregon and State of Washington. She started her career conducting outreach and engagement programs for public […]

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  • Madeline Turnock, APR

  • Leadership assembly delegate Madeline Turnock, APR, a past president of PRSA Portland, rejoins the board in 2016 as one of two Portland, Ore. delegates  to the PRSA National Assembly. For nearly two decades, she has worked with public and private companies, universities, and nonprofits in all stages of growth, driving their strategic communications, public relations, media […]

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  • Sylke Neal-Finnegan, APR

  • Chief Development Officer Sylke Neal-Finnegan joined the WCVA June 2007, and she currently oversees the WCVA’s marketing department, serves as editor-in-chief and is responsible for all marketing initiatives, including media relations, advertising and online content. An accredited public relations practioner with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies from the University of Nevada, Las […]

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  • Susie Wittbrodt

  • Member, Content Strategy Committee A shameless bookworm and lifetime English fanatic, my passion is in storytelling. And as a Content Strategist at Kinesis, I get to help our clients do just that: Tell the story of their business, articulate their remarkability, and find their brand voice. Kinesis is a marketing and business consultancy firm, which […]

  • Stephanie Koenig

  • Chair, Communicators Conference Marketing Executive with an exemplary track record of achievement in marketing, channel marketing and strategy. Summary: Expert in concept and strategy development with proven skills in developing brand and marketing programs that amplify awareness and promote sustainable growth and capture market share. Creative strategist with strong business acumen and skilled in the […]

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  • Mike Riley, APR, PRC

  • Chair, Research Committee Education: Honors graduate of Oregon State University, School of Business Administration (1981), Marketing/Behavioral Sciences. Top 10% of class and school; Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Societies. Post graduate coursework through Portland State University and the Burke Research Institute. Career History: Principal and Research Director of Riley & Associates, Inc., […]

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