OUR TEAM

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TARRAH COOPER WRIGHT

CEO + Founder

Tarrah strategically helps clients harness traditional and digital media for business development, reputation management and crisis communications. 

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DARLENE HILL

Executive VP, Communications

With more than 30 years of reporting experience, Darlene has deep expertise in media relations, content creation and storytelling.

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DANIELLE JONES, CMP

VP, Events

Danielle is an event design and production pro who is known for creation modern, magical and one-of-a-kind event experiences.

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ELLEN WERNECKE

Account Director

Ellen is a social and digital strategy expert who connects organizations with their communications and builds authentic brands online.

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A'LEXUS MURPHY

Associate

A'Lexus, a Northwestern grad, contributes to social media, graphic design, community engagement and media outreach.

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TARA SWORDS

Chief Content Officer + Partner

Tara is an accomplished writer who helps and individuals and organizations tell the stories that matter to their stakeholders, customers and the public.

 

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JESSICA ORTIZ

VP, Media Relations

With more than 10 years of experience, Jessica has a diversified set of skills in the public relations and marketing fields.

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SABINA BOKHARI

Senior Account Director

Sabina is a communications specialist with experience crafting strategic narratives in the fields of international relationships, politics and sports.

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KELLY FERGUSON

Account Supervisor

Kelly is a communications specialist with experience in PR, social media management, event production, and media buying and planning.

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WE'RE HIRING

WORKING AT RISE STRATEGY GROUP

We set a high bar for talent where passion, engagement, innovation, and collaboration are cultural requirements. Our workplace is an engaging and dynamic, a home away from home where our employees feel appreciated, recognized and rewarded for their contributions.