Shelli Ryan,
APR, Fellow PRSA Media Relations Specialist

During a 20-year career, Shelli Ryan has been responsible for managing international press efforts in many regions including North and South America, the United Kingdom, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Her clients have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, USA Today, Fortune, Forbes and other well-known media organizations.

Shelli has provided senior counsel to BPO and technology companies such as StarTek (NYSE: SRT), West Corporation, Cisco Systems, Texas Instruments, and Special Order Systems.  Other high-tech clients have included Nortel Networks, Sanmina-SCI Corp, Sentryware, the Madrid-based web security application providers, Trusted Network Technologies, CrossCommerce, Terayon Communications, West Corporation, Zend Technologies, the Israeli-based developers of the PHP scripting language, and Nishan Systems (now McDATA Systems), providers of real-time storage services, IP solutions and internetworking capabilities.

She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows, Counselor’s Academy and an accredited public relations professional (APR). She was named one of the “Top 40 Executives Under 40” by her local Business Journal, “PR Professional of the Year” by her state PRSA chapter, and winner of three American Marketing Association awards and two League of American Communications Professional national awards.

Shelli earned her Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma and completed crisis communications training from Columbia University’s Dr. Covello.

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