Meet Our Staff

Introducing Our Senior Professionals

Meet Our Staff

Introducing Our Senior Professionals

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Principal

Emily Brady

Emily Brady has over 15 years of experience in high-tech public relations and marketing communications. Prior to founding Brady Public Relations in January 2002, Brady was a Partner for seven years at McLean Public Relations, where she was responsible for operations management, new business development and account strategy. Over the years, Emily worked closely with market leaders like Hotmail (acquired by Microsoft), Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV), Coremetrics (acquired by IBM); Responsys (acquired by Oracle) and countless others. Since 2000, she has focused on developing integrated PR programs for digital and social marketing companies and has a deep knowledge of the seismic shift taking place in this industry. She has long-standing personal relationships with both trade and business press. At BPR, Emily guides communications strategy for clients, develops positioning and messaging, oversees trade and business press media relations, and manages day-to-day PR program execution.

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Anna Jarrard

Anna Jarrard has more than 12 years of high-tech PR experience. She began her career doing consumer PR for Bungee, which was acquired by Microsoft. After Bungee, she joined Salesforce.com and spent more than four years in-house managing the Salesforce.com customer program and driving the creation of all PR materials, including all of the company’s press releases. A crack writer and a smart thinker who connects the dots in the ever-shifting new media industry, Anna has an eye for the stories that engage media influencers. Anna joined Brady PR in 2004 and currently guides communications strategy for clients, develops positioning and messaging, leads press release writing, and helps manage day-to-day PR program execution.

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Principal

Anna Jarrard

Anna Jarrard has more than 12 years of high-tech PR experience. She began her career doing consumer PR for Bungee, which was acquired by Microsoft. After Bungee, she joined Salesforce.com and spent more than four years in-house managing the Salesforce.com customer program and driving the creation of all PR materials, including all of the company’s press releases. A crack writer and a smart thinker who connects the dots in the ever-shifting new media industry, Anna has an eye for the stories that engage media influencers. Anna joined Brady PR in 2004 and currently guides communications strategy for clients, develops positioning and messaging, leads press release writing, and helps manage day-to-day PR program execution.

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PR Specialist

Ashley Cohen

Ashley is a senior PR professional with more than a 14 years of experience in technology PR, social media, consumer product PR (including food and beverage) and public affairs. She has long-standing relationships with both trade and business press, and handles media relations for BPR clients.

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Erica Cenci

Erica is a public relations and social media specialist who focuses on the technology, b2b, commerce, finance and consumer goods industries. Her work has helped build major brands including The Toro Corporation, ShareBuilder, ING Direct, Amazon.com, Cargill, Gold’s Gym and Picnik.com (which was acquired by Google).  Erica has worked with Brady PR since X and currently helps manage day-to-day program execution.

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PR Specialist

Erica Cenci

Erica is a public relations and social media specialist who focuses on the technology, b2b, commerce, finance and consumer goods industries. Her work has helped build major brands including The Toro Corporation, ShareBuilder, ING Direct, Amazon.com, Cargill, Gold’s Gym and Picnik.com (which was acquired by Google).  Erica has worked with Brady PR since X and currently helps manage day-to-day program execution.

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Writer

Kristi Essick

Kristi is part of the Brady PR network of senior consultants. Prior to her work in communications, she was a journalist for ten years covering business, finance and technology in San Francisco, London and Paris. Most recently a senior editor at Red Herring, Kristi was also a special correspondent in Paris for the Wall Street Journal Europe, where she wrote a weekly column on the European venture capital scene. She has also served as Paris bureau chief for the Industry Standard, covered technology as a senior European correspondent for the IDG News Service and was on staff at CNET. Her journalism work has also appeared in the International Herald Tribune, The Economist Intelligence Unit and Forrester Magazine.

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Rich Ellis

Rich is part of the Brady PR network of consultants. Rich specializes in public relations writing for clients ranging from start-ups to NASDAQ-listed companies. He has written extensively for organizations in enterprise and consumer technology, finance, fitness, food products and health. His work has appeared in Forbes, The Huffington Post, VentureBeat, Inc, Fast Company and The Wall Street Journal, among other places.  He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 2011 with a B.A. in History.

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Writer

Rich Ellis

Rich is part of the Brady PR network of consultants. Rich specializes in public relations writing for clients ranging from start-ups to NASDAQ-listed companies. He has written extensively for organizations in enterprise and consumer technology, finance, fitness, food products and health. His work has appeared in Forbes, The Huffington Post, VentureBeat, Inc, Fast Company and The Wall Street Journal, among other places.  He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 2011 with a B.A. in History.

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