We are a team of passionate communicators and connectors.
Meet the Team
We are a small, but mighty team of skilled communicators and connectors who are passionate about the work we do and clients we serve. We are proactive in our outreach efforts and deliver powerful results.
With a diverse array of talent, our team includes experts in media relations, strategic communications, brand journalism, social media, expert positioning, influencer and strategic partnerships, and tactical marketing. At the helm is veteran communications professional Michelle Ellis, who works with a talented team of specialized sub-contractors with a proven track record of success.
Founder & Chief Communicator
Michelle Ellis is an award-winning communications professional with more than 18 years of experience in strategic public relations and marketing communications, as well as broadcast journalism. A skilled communicator and brand journalist, she is constantly seeking client stories to share and ways to elevate brands by connecting them with their audiences and influencers. Her hard work has been recognized, Michelle was named one of Denver’s 2016 top 40 Under 40 business leaders by the Denver Business Journal and was recognized as the 2015 PR Person of the Year by PRSA Colorado.
Alexandra Chiafery has been working in PR for almost a decade in a variety of industries and capacities. She brings her love for travel and events into her PR career, where she specializes in tourism and lifestyle clients. However, no industry is off limits for her, as her previous roles include an area developer for a Pilates franchise, a PR coordinator for an opera company, and a marketing director in the event-tech industry of New York City. A born storyteller, Alexandra is gifted at identifying stories that are newsworthy, compelling and clearly communicate her client’s messages.
When Colorado native Katie Converse began her PR career, she followed her passions: mountains, hospitality, travel and enterprise. For more than a decade, she has worked tirelessly to promote some of the state’s most elite brands including, Brown Palace Hotel & Spa, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Visit Golden, and the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at Vail and Beaver Creek. Her extensive network of regional, national and international media ensures she will find the right people to tell your brand’s story to audiences near and far.
Social Media Specialist
Sarah Gore brings 20+ years of experience in public relations, marketing, special events, and social media to the team. She began her career as a marketing expert for new home builders and developers. In 2009, she shifted her focus to social media and created STANCE LLC, a social media marketing company. Sarah helps brands create a community of followers and fans with the sole purpose of building ongoing relationships that boost the bottom line. She specializes in hospitality, restaurant, home building and construction related industries.
Social Media Specialist
Lindsay Madonia is a Hootsuite certified social media manager who prides herself in providing business and revenue-driven social media solutions. It is her mission to provide relevant, interesting, timely and entertaining content, specifically curated for each one of her clients. Lindsay’s passion is to navigate the ever changing landscape of digital, social and content marketing, so her client’s don’t have to.
Elisabeth Monaghan is an accomplished public relations and marketing professional, writer and editor. She has worked in a diverse array of industries and has established an incredible rapport with Denver media and influencers. Elisabeth is an active board member of PRSA Colorado and a former president of the chapter. She is an accredited public relations professional and graduate of Regis University. A creative marketing and communication expert, she couples her earned skills and adept knowledge of the latest industry research and cutting-edge communication technologies to garner measureable results for her clients.
Jamie Winter is a versatile communications professional with proven success in internal and external communications strategy including public relations, media relations, crisis communications, community relations, and social media, as well as marketing, in both corporate and nonprofit settings. With a passion for restaurants, Jamie has created and executed successful PR and marketing campaigns for a variety of clients including SOL Mexican Cocina, Marcella’s, Broken Rice, LYFE Kitchen, NuHu Mongolian Grill, Village Inn, Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies, in addition to many others.