Senior Account Executive

“Media relations is about more than telling a great story; it’s about telling a great story to an engaged audience.”

Nick joined the PReturn team in 2012 and serves as a day-to-day contact for PReturn clients, focusing primarily on media relations, writing and thought leadership.

With nearly a decade of experience managing the PR efforts of a top health care professional trade association, Nick understands the nuances of BtoB PR. He has acquired a diverse skill-set used in creating and delivering engaging and effective communications consistent with a new or existing brand. Nick is experienced in every facet of PR including spokesperson media training and message development.

Nick holds an obscure bachelor’s degree in Comparative Studies from The Ohio State University. After more than a decade in Chicago, Nick and his wife moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they are reacquainting themselves with things like trees and mountains.

Contact Nick at or 312.432.9407.


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