Reno, NV – The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announces Ashley Brune, APR, as its newest member to be Accredited in Public Relations.
Accreditation in Public Relations is the hallmark of achievement in the public relations field. The accreditation asserts professional competence, communicates professional expertise, personal and professional dedication and values, and reflects progressive public relations industry practices and high standards. Those who hold the accreditation are set apart from their peers and positioned as leaders and mentors in the competitive public relations field.
“This accreditation has already helped me become a better practitioner and mentor. By honing my skill set to think more strategically and with intention gives me the ability to better serve our clients and my team,” said Brune, who was honored with her APR pin at the Sierra Nevada Chapter’s annual Silver Spikes awards dinner on Oct. 24.
For more than a decade, Brune has used her expertise in public relations to strategically increase brand awareness and secure top media coverage for her clients. Over the course of her career, Ashley has spearheaded public relations strategies for destinations, casino resorts, technology firms, and nationally recognized special events in the United States. As The Abbi Agency’s Vice President of Public Relations, Ashley oversees new business development for the firm’s public relations clients, as well as client strategy. She also serves as director and mentor to the firm’s public relations team, providing key insights about strategy and direction, and providing continued education to team members toward their career growth.
Her volunteer experience includes currently serving as a marketing committee member with the Nevada Women’s Fund. She also has volunteer experience on committees and boards of the Nevada Diabetes Association, Pops on the River and National Association for Catering and Events.
Brune is one of 28 accredited members in the Sierra Nevada Chapter of PRSA.
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About the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America
The Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) consists of public relations practitioners from northern Nevada and its outlying areas. Our chapter is dedicated to providing valuable opportunities to our members through professional development, networking and the recognition of PR excellence in the area. We are also committed to the ideals upon which the national PRSA organization was formed and still strives toward today.
Kathie Taylor, APR, CAPM
PRSA Sierra Nevada VP of Professional Development