“Emily has proven herself to be an invaluable member of the team during her four years with Crawford Strategy, consistently challenging us to be more innovative and proactive in our public relations approach,” said Marion Crawford, President and CEO of Crawford Strategy. “Emily possesses a quiet strength and compassionate nature that makes her an approachable and effective leader. I am confident she will thrive in this new role.”
Emily joined Crawford Strategy in 2014 as a Public Relations account manager. In her new role as Manager of Public Relations, Emily will lead the department to create and share compelling and innovative stories on behalf of Crawford clients. With more than 10 years in the field, she is our “go-to” for PR acumen, combining her love for writing with an innate ability to lead and grow the team. Emily has worked with many of our clients, including United Community Bank, Lexington Medical Center, Haywood County Tourism Development Authority, Piedmont Health Foundation and Greenville Tech Foundation.
“I am excited to take on this larger role and am very appreciative of the leadership team’s confidence in my abilities to lead and grow this service offering. Public relations allows me to blend my passion for learning with storytelling and connecting others, and I’m grateful for the opportunity.”
Emily is a Chicago native and has also spent time living in Charlotte, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; and Geneva, Switzerland, where she studied at the University of Geneva. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wake Forest University. She is a member of the Junior League of Greenville and enjoys spending time with her husband, Graham, and young daughter, Eleanor.