Kristie Aylett, APR, Fellow PRSA, is serving as the 2015 president of the Southern Public Relations Federation, a professional association of approximately 1,500 PR professionals and students across four states.
Aylett provides strategic communications counsel and PR services to a diverse client base located across the United States as an agency principal in The KARD Group Public Relations/ Marketing consulting firm in Ocean Springs. SPRF recently recognized the agency with a top-level Lantern Award for the results of a national media outreach campaign.
In addition to Aylett’s work as a consultant, she teaches PR classes at Tulane University and an online course on social media for small business owners and consultants for the University of California at Irvine.
She is a graduate of Texas Christian University, where she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. She was recognized as one of Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women in 2014.
Other SPRF board members from Mississippi are:
Ron Barnes, Coast Electric Power Association, Bay St. Louis
Jim Beaugez, APR, Special Olympics Mississippi, Madison
Meagan Shurden, APR, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Patti Page Wade, APR, Jackson Academy, Jackson.