Sarah Irvin Clark has excelled in the public relations industry for 20 years, having worked in some of the most prominent public relations firms in central Ohio. She has worked on a wide range of accounts from Honda of America, to L Brands to the Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism. Sarah was honored by Business First as a 2010 "Forty Under 40" award winner and she has earned the designation of accreditation in Public Relations by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Sarah has also received the PRSA PRISM award for media relations and crisis communication for her work on the Columbus Marathon and a special event PRISM award for Komen Columbus Race for the Cure.
Michele Mooney has had the pleasure of providing public relations and marketing expertise to several Columbus businesses and organizations. Her experience in the food and retail sector includes public relations and marketing positions at Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, North Market, Whole Foods Market Dublin, Worthington Farmers' Market, The Cambridge Tea House, Edible Columbus, Buckeye Vodka and The Olive Orchard. Additionally, Michele has professional history with the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Wexner Center for the Arts.
Annette Witherspoon is a 10-year public relations veteran who has worked in government, corporate and agency settings. At Irvin PR, Annette oversees Feld Entertainment (Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE and Monster Jam) and supports other Irvin PR clients as needed.
Dan Farkas is a storyteller who has traveled the country finding new ways to share stories of all varieties. To tell a great story, you need a great strategy. Dan has experience in traditional PR, social media, marketing, video production, blogging and podcasting. Dan's work earned two Ohio Society of Association Executive awards for his work on projects related to child health and advocacy. As a former television news reporter and anchor, Dan won more than two-dozen awards for his work with print and the web. His work appeared on CNN, MSNBC, TV Talk and other forums. He's worked on campaigns ranging from non-profit to education to corporate. Dan is also an Instructor of Strategic Communication at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University where he teaches writing, social media, multimedia, strategy and campaign creation.