Kelli is well-known nationally as an expert marketing and social media strategist with an ability to bring order to chaos and create processes and systems that bring more return on investment for her clients.

She’s worked with organizations of all types and sizes to develop and implement marketing strategies for more than 15 years. Kelli’s approach focuses on meaningful engaging content that creates conversations and builds relationships.

Kelli also teaches public relations and social media courses in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon.

Experience: 15 years of public relations, marketing communications and social media planning, strategy and management. President of Verve Northwest Communications for 12 years.

Areas of focus: Research, planning, strategy, social media, multimedia, event management, speaking/training, media relations, blogger relations, writing/editing, crisis management.

Industries: Retail, government, manufacturing, finance, food/beverage, hospitality, travel/tourism, skateboarding. nonprofit, professional services

Education: BA and MA from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication

How Kelli spends her time


Strategic Planning


Media Relations


Marketing Communications


Social Media


Crisis Communications