SYDNEY AYERS, APR, FELLOW PRSA
Sydney is principal and founder of Ayers Public Relations. She is a third-generation public relations practitioner with broad experience in business-to-business, business-to-consumer, government and nonprofit communications. She has served clients on the international, national, regional, local and hyper-local levels. Sydney is active in the Business Marketing Association and Public Relations Society of America. She has served in a variety of leadership positions with both organizations including president of the Colorado Chapter of PRSA and chairman of PRSA’s esteemed Counselor’s Academy. Accredited by PRSA, Sydney was named to its prestigious College of Fellows in 2010. She has also been has been recognized by the Colorado Chapter of PRSA for her various contributions and campaigns. In addition, Sydney received its Chapter Service Award in 2007 and Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Lisa has been fine-tuning her PR skills in the Denver market for more than 20 years. She launched her firm, Cutter Communications, in 1998, and has helped a variety of high profile B2B and consumer-facing clients plan and execute strategic communications. An active member of Public Relations Society of America, she has held several leadership roles with the group, including president of the Colorado chapter and chair of the Western District. Last year, her work was recognized by PRSA Colorado with its highest honor, a Grand Gold Pick as well as a Silver Pick and the Small Practice of the Year award. In 2010, she was recognized as an Outstanding Woman in Business in the communications category by the Denver Business Journal for her contributions to the profession and the community.
JANE DVORAK, APR, FELLOW PRSA
Jane has been practicing public relations for more than 30 years. She brings a strategic approach that gives her clients greater depth and higher return on their communications efforts. Her skills span organizational imaging and key messaging to crisis communications and strategic planning. She has been able to meet the growing and changing needs of organizations of all sizes with energy, creativity and impact. Highly decorated for her efforts, Jane has received two Silver Anvils from PRSA and two Grand Gold Pick awards from PRSA Colorado. She has been honored by the Colorado Chapter of PRSA for her contributions and received both the Lifetime Achievement and Mentor of the Year Awards. Not only is Jane accredited by PRSA and a member of its College of Fellows, she also is the 2017 PRSA National Chair after serving in various leadership roles throughout the organization.