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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.

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 joined Axia in 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.

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 in addition to handling reactive needs. She has worked for Axia Public Relations since October 2011.

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, Jacksonville, and D.C. Clients love her ability to translate PR messages into TV news stories. She joined Axia in June 2018.


Bre Chamley

Social Media Specialist

Bre is a social media specialist. She develops engaging content for our clients and is the guest coordinator for our vodcast, On Top of PR.

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Emily Barrett

Social Media Specialist

Emily is a social media specialist. She monitors social media channels and make sure the content being put out is innovative and unique. She joined Axia in October 2020.

Kasey Klee is Axia's PR Coordinator.

Kasey Klee

Account Executive

Kasey is a trusted advisor. She coordinates day-to-day activities for various client programs. Clients love her enthusiasm and attention to detail. She joined Axia in August 2021.

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.

Lianna LeMay is Axia's senior copy editor.

Lianna LeMay

Senior Copy Editor

Lianna's role is to ensure all communications are grammatically and stylistically compliant with current U.S. English, AP Style, and other standards. Lianna joined Axia in October 2011.

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.

Jacob Richey

Jacob Richey

Web Copy Editor

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

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 also enhancing and refining the copy – always in accordance with AP and house style. Wendi joined Axia in October 2013.

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.

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 People Magazine. She's worked for Axia since August 2003.

Bright Ewuru

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.

Shelby Leith is Axia's medical writer.

Shelby Leith

Medical Writer

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

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Andrew Rosenbaum

Financial Writer

Andrew's spent his career working worldwide for some of the most recognized global brands, including Microsoft, KPMG, EY, Time Magazine, 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 Nov. 2017.

Yulia Dianova


Yulia blogs on topics related to news and social media. She joined Axia in July 2015.

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. 

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.

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.

Andrea Bolf

Andrea Bolf

Art Director

Clients love Andrea's innovative designs and attention to detail. She's worked with Axia since September 2019.