Lori_headshot2   LORI RUSSO
Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic, Stanton Communications

For more than 15 years, clients have trusted Lori to develop their communication strategies, define their positioning and deliver their unique stories to the world through traditional and new media channels. Sectors in which she has special expertise and personal interest include education technology, mobile and online gaming, travel and tourism, and professional services. She frequently works with leaders in these industries to develop strategies for engaging with stakeholders and growing their organizations through integrated communication programs.

Lori directs daily operations of Stanton Communications’ offices in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore and oversees the firm’s growth in business-to-business marketing, brand development, digital engagement, strategic planning, crisis communication and executive training.

Prior to moving to the “dark side” of public relations, Lori spent several years in the journalism field working as a news assignment editor and sports producer. She remains closely tied to the journalism community through the National Press Club, where she is a member of the Speakers Committee.

In 2007, Lori was honored to be included in PRWeek Magazine’s inaugural list of “40 Under 40”
professionals in the industry.