Austin, Texas (HQ) & Bend, Oregon
Curiosity, communicating the "why" and a strong desire to initiate mutually beneficial relationships are at the core of her process.
Andrea (pronounced on-dray-uh) brings nearly 10 years of experience leading strategic public relations and marketing programs for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and early-stage tech startups across education, technology (B2B and B2C), healthcare, defense, space/aerospace and clean tech sectors. Her undying curiosity has her on the constant hunt for innovative ways to help her clients gain maximum quality brand exposure that will drive greater demand for their products, services, missions and ideas.
Prior to founding OHPR, Andrea worked with leading global PR and strategic communications agencies based in Austin, Texas and Boston. Notable past client work ranges from overseeing the coordination of a high-profile diplomatic reception during United Nations General Assembly at the Waldorf Astoria New York to successfully seeing through the Radvision-Avaya merger to securing coverage for her clients in top media outlets like Bloomberg, Forbes, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report and Wired.
Andrea earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communication from Texas State University, where she majored in public relations and minored in business administration. She is an Austin, Texas native also living in Bend, Oregon with her husband and their 11-pound Pomeranian fur baby, Chandler. During her down time, Andrea is usually off hiking around the Cascade Mountains or Texas Hill Country, creating her own version of traditional recipes with a healthy twist, or drinking wine while listening to the latest NPR or Gimlet Media podcast.
PR & Social Media Consultant
Sanah (like the sun) embodies the art of storytelling to make her clients stand out above the noise.
Houston-based, Sanah's experience includes a range of clients in the education, tech, and health sectors including Texas Medical Center, Shell and Carnegie Mellon working with leading PR firms for six years. Specializing in media strategy and influencer relations, Sanah provided day-to-day assistance from brand reputation to strategic execution of multi-dimension integrated campaigns supporting the development of signature communication programs, such as Shell Eco-marathon Americas, to help up-level and raise awareness nationally in an evolving communications landscape. Prior to joining Edelman, Sanah supported brand marketing initiatives for AT&T and Citibank at FleishmanHillard in New York overseeing national product launches and social purpose campaigns.
Currently enrolled at Rice University studying fictional storytelling, Sanah holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Texas at Austin with a certificate in global business foundations, traveling to 8 countries in one summer to learn differences in communications and cultures through Semester at Sea. Fluent in Urdu and AP style, Sanah is the founder and blogger of Beauty and the Pitch, a blog about everything beautiful for the working girl, and currently working her first novel.
Digital Marketing & Social Media Consultant
A "multipotentialite" for life, Emma thrives on being creatively challenged and pushing the boundaries for her clients.
Emma's marketing experience spans nearly 10 years. Armed with a Bachelor's of Arts in Marketing from Michigan State University, she embarked on a four-year stint in Washington, D.C. where she gained experience in the nonprofit and government sectors. Making her way west, she stopped in Denver for a few years and worked in a marketing role for an educational technology company. It was here where she also began her work as a freelance marketing consultant for clients in the travel and tourism industry.
Appreciation for travel fuels her fire, but she likes to work as closely as possible with her clients. That's why she's focusing on supporting PNW companies and organizations - now that she's made he way to Bend, Oregon. Her artistic eye, passion for branding, and social media chops are the perfect combination for her brand photography and social media services. Other skills include digital advertising, reporting, copywriting, and email marketing. She can handle it all, but can also seamlessly work alongside your existing teams.
Influencer Marketing & PR Consultant
New York, New York
"Influence" is the name of the game for Grace.
Grace Younger is a seasoned public relations and communications strategist, with a penchant for and a strong familiarity with the online influencer landscape and how brands can leverage content creators to support their business objectives and spread their message.
Previously, Grace worked full-time as an influencer marketing specialist at a digitally-driven top agency in New York City, where she spearheaded paid, owned and earned influencer relations, digital marketing, and comprehensive PR plans across several large brands. She firmly believes that strong interpersonal relationships are at the core of any successful influencer and media strategy.
Before that, Grace worked at PR firms in New York, NY and Austin, Texas, executing full-scale PR & marketing plans and developing strategic influencer campaigns. Grace’s previous clients run the gamut from NASA, ACUVUE, Galderma and Dow Chemical to P&G and COTY beauty and lifestyle brands such as Gillette Venus, COVERGIRL, Herbal Essences, and Head & Shoulders.
In her free time, you’ll find Grace at Central Park with her dog and Mason or checking out the newest trendy restaurant in Manhattan. She hails from beautiful Charleston, South Carolina and holds a B.A. in Communication from the College of Charleston.
PR & Communications Consultant
Los Angeles (primary) & San Francisco
Sam can sell a story to a wall – and fast. He'll quickly stitch together unexpected, yet on-message stories that’ll get the media and public's attention for his clients.
Sam Moore is an award-winning senior public relations strategist with more than 12 years of experience. He has created and executed PR initiatives for top brands independently for the better part of the past decade. Recognized as a top tech PR practitioner by major business publications and a PR News national Media Relations Person of the Year finalist, his experience has driven results for almost everything in enterprise, consumer and technology - including software, hardware, apps, cloud, healthcare, automotive, CPG, retail and education.
Previously, Sam was the global head of public relations and communications for a Silicon Valley leader. He has also led communications teams at agencies like Lois Paul and Partners, Grayling (Atomic) and WCG. His portfolio includes companies like Royal Phillips, Aetna, NXP, Best Buy, LEGO Education, CVS, BloomReach, Volkswagen and Kodak.
Sam wakes up in sunny Los Angeles and milder San Francisco, but comes from the Deep South, having graduated from Louisiana State University.
Digital Marketing Strategist
Both people and data are equal passions of Aleasha's, with a creative twist.
Aleasha Bahr has been assisting small and medium-sized businesses with their SEO, paid search, campaign performance analysis and web design optimization since 2008. Relationships and a constant commitment to an informed and flexible strategy have been the keys to her success. She’s a big believer in a collaborative and completely transparent approach to business that always keeps the client’s best interests in mind. Essentially, she likes to get inside the customer's brain and finds out what makes them buy. Her specialties include overall digital strategy with an emphasis on lead generation that ultimately increases sales.
Aleasha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in advertising from St.Edward's University in Austin, Texas. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado with her wonderful husband and two dogs. She’s a fierce animal rescue advocate, active Junior League member, avid traveler and the type of person that loves language, people and culture. If there’s an outdoor activity, she’s interested.
Experience Designer & Brand Strategist
The goal is always simplicity and clarity. Once you have that, you add a dash of personality.
For nearly two decades, Patrick has worked as a Creative Director and Experience Designer tackling critical challenges to transform companies. He excels in digital user experience design focusing on balancing customer needs against the business objectives of the companies he serves. He has worked for clients like Nike, Starbucks, Harvard and MIT.
Prior to this, he spent time shaping the future of design as faculty at the Art Institute of Portland. Since moving to Bend he has found a love for Kamado grilling and Tenkara fly fishing.
Branding Designer & Strategist
Gabe uses his uncanny ability to combine brand strategy with striking visual development to launch newsworthy startups, products and services.
Gabe builds brand identities, campaigns, digital experiences and design systems for companies of all shapes and sizes. After ad agency and design firm stints in San Diego, Boston and San Francisco, he packed up the full time work for good, and now works even fuller time directly with partner agencies and his own clients on a broad range of creative and strategic pursuits. Branding for startups, web design, infographics, product launches, campaign development, creative direction and everything in between.
His client experience spans from major initiatives for Adidas, Disney and Airbnb - down the line to B2B solar company startups, eco non-profits, and occasional small engagements for folks like NASA or the neighborhood baker.