Lisa PR Studio, founded by Lisa Shenkle, who considers herself a 'hybrid' in the public relations field, utilizing her varied disciplines and expertise to build valuable alliances for her clients.
Whether helping to create and build a public relations program for a client, or leveraging whatever the client may already have in play, 30+ years of experience in fields from publishing and hospitality to entertainment, retail and association PR (national and state), her depth translates into effective connections that work.
Lisa possesses extensive experience in international business on diplomatic projects from coordinating events and media appearances with foreign embassies and consulates with the private sector, the Port of Baltimore, visiting foreign navies and sister-city events. Throughout her career she has enjoyed elevating restaurants, retail locations, event production firms, attractions, caterers, book authors and entrepreneurs in the minds of media and consumers, while crafting targeted and unique campaigns for each. She leverages her vast network for every client by developing strategic alliances for branding purposes and/or for creating media interest.
She has recently represented TV's Mike Rowe for the Associated Builders and Contractors' workforce development program, Project JumpStart/Baltimore; other celebrity representation has included Chef Jacques Pepín, 2011 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Darlene Love, Billy Joel, Sara Ferguson, the Duchess of York, Actor/comedian, John Di Domenico, William Shatner and Arnold Schwarzenegger, among others.
Former and current clients include the national pet industry (PIJAC), Restoration Industry Association, Houlihan's, Chesacanna, Magnet Schools of America, John Di Domenico (corporate and television entertainer), PBS' MotorWeek, Watermark Cruises and various other hospitality and entertainment clients.