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Meet your PR agency team

Forbes named Axia Public Relations as one of America’s Best PR Agencies. 

Axia Public Relations and its 20 colleagues across North America work with regional and national companies.

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Jason Mudd

Jason Mudd, APR

CEO/Managing Partner


Jason is a trusted adviser and strategist for some of America’s most admired brands, including American Airlines, Budweiser, Dave Buster’s, H&R Block, Hilton, HP, Miller Lite, New York Life, Pizza Hut, Southern Comfort, and Verizon. He founded Axia in July 2002 and lives in Amelia Island, Florida.


Patrick McSweeney is Axia's VP and PR consultant

Patrick McSweeney, APR

Vice President, Public Relations


Patrick is a PR strategist and counselor who uses his skills as a newspaper, radio, and TV journalist to help companies connect with critical audiences, especially in a crisis. He lives in Milwaukee and has worked with Axia since August 2017.


Nick Guerra

Nick Guerra

Client Engagement


Nick is a natural innovator. He helps connect new clients to our PR agency. Clients love his enthusiasm for meeting people, building relationships, and promoting teamwork. He joined Axia in September 2018 and lives in Atlanta.


Marjorie Comer is one of Axia's media relations consultants.

Marjorie A. Comer

News Media Consultant


Marjorie is an award-winning public relations professional. Marjorie implements clients’ PR plans and handles reactive needs. She has worked for Axia Public Relations since October 2011 and lives in Joplin, Missouri.


Ashley Billings is one of Axia's media relations consultant.

Ashley Billings

News Media Consultant


Ashley is an award-winning ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC-affiliate TV news reporter in California, Florida, and D.C. Clients love her ability to translate PR messages into TV news stories. She joined Axia in June 2018 and lives in Orlando, Florida.


Kasey Klee is Axia's PR Coordinator.

Kasey Klee

Account Executive


Kasey is a trusted adviser. She coordinates day-to-day activities for various client programs. Clients love her enthusiasm and attention to detail. She joined Axia in August 2021 and lives in Jacksonville Beach, Florida.


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Bre Chamley

Social Media Specialist


Bre is a social media specialist. She develops engaging content for clients and is the guest coordinator for our vodcast, On Top of PR. She joined Axia in December 2021 and lives near St. Louis.


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Emily Barrett

Social Media Specialist


Emily is a social media specialist. She monitors social media channels and ensures content is innovative and unique. She joined Axia in October 2020 and lives in Jacksonville, Florida.


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Elizabeth Grich

PR assistant

Elizabeth is a public relations assistant at Axia. She works on client accounts as well as the social media team. Elizabeth joined Axia in May 2022 and lives in Columbia, South Carolina.


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Lauren Hubbard

Executive Editor

Lauren Hubbard is an executive editor for Axia, she edits for voice, organization, and structure. Her mission is to help ensure writers and content creators deliver effective and credible work they are proud of. She joined Axia in June 2022 and lives in Columbia, Missouri.


Lily Zhao

Lily Zhao

Senior Copy Editor


Lily is a passionate grammar, spelling, and punctuation enthusiast. She is dedicated to Axia's goal of providing high-quality, engaging, and grammatically correct content. Lily also speaks Mandarin. She joined the team at Axia in April 2021 and lives in San Francisco.


Lianna LeMay is Axia's senior copy editor.

Lianna LeMay

Senior Copy Editor


Lianna ensures all communications are grammatically and stylistically compliant with current U.S. English, AP style, and other standards. Lianna joined Axia in October 2011 and lives in Chicago.


Elizabeth Derner

Elizabeth Derner

News Copy Editor


Elizabeth is a copy editor for Axia, editing blog posts and additional written content. She’s passionate about clarity, accuracy, and AP style. She joined Axia in January 2022 and lives in Missouri.


Jacob Richey

Jacob Richey

Web Copy Editor


Jacob edits website pages and content with keen attention to detail and a passion for perfection when it comes to grammar and AP style. He joined Axia in December 2021 and lives in Columbia, Missouri.


Wendi Boyett is one of Axia's copy editors.

Wendi Boyett

Blog Copy Editor


Wendi enjoys copy editing content for Axia. She strives to preserve the author’s voice while enhancing and refining the copy per AP and brand style. Wendi joined Axia in October 2013 and lives in Atlanta.


Lisa Goldsberry is one of Axia's senior writers.

Lisa Goldsberry

Senior Writer


Lisa is an Axia writer specializing in business, higher education, and technology. She earned her inbound marketing certification through HubSpot. Lisa joined Axia in December 2013 and lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.


Devan Stuart is Axia's feature writer.

Devan Stuart

Feature Writer


Devan is a 20-year award-winning journalist. She specializes in executive bios, feature stories, and video scripts for Axia and has worked with People Magazine. She's worked for Axia since August 2003 and lives in Jacksonville, Florida.


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Bright Ewuru

Legal Writer


Bright is an attorney, certified content marketer, and public relations enthusiast. Clients love his attention to detail and cheerfulness. He joined the Axia team in April 2021 and lives in South Africa.


Shelby Leith is Axia's medical writer.

Shelby Leith

Medical Writer


Shelby is a registered pharmacy technician based in Toronto who enjoys writing on multiple topics, including health, wellness, and medicine. She joined Axia in September 2015.


Andrew-Rosenbaum is Axia's financial writer.

Andrew Rosenbaum

Financial Writer


Andrew's career includes working for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Microsoft, KPMG, EY, and others. He joined the Axia team in June 2012.


Noell Ochieng is one of Axia's technical writers.

Noell Ochieng

Technical Writer


Clients love Noell’s high-tech, instructional design, and business analytics experience. She's worked with Axia since November 2017 and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Yulia Dianova

Writer


Yulia blogs on topics related to news and social media. She joined Axia in July 2015 and lives in Washington, D.C.


Jacob McKimm is Axia's web developer.

Jacob McKimm

Website Production


Clients love Jacob’s speed. He's an inbound-marketing-certified web tech who improves websites. He joined Axia in August 2015 and lives in Yulee, Florida. 


Doug Flick is Axia's senior accountant.

Doug Flick

Senior Accountant


Doug is Axia's accountant, producing the company’s financial reports and invoices. He joined the team in August 2012 and lives in Jacksonville, Florida.


Monique Manning-Santos is Axia's admin assistant

Monique Manning-Santos

Administrative assistant


Monique adds her organizational skills to the team, helping with various projects. She joined Axia in March 2016 and lives in Atlanta.


Andrea Bolf

Andrea Bolf

Art Director


Clients love Andrea's innovative designs and attention to detail. She's worked with Axia since September 2019 and lives in New York City.