Ron Guirguis

A veteran of the PR industry, Ron has more than 20 years of experience in reputation management, corporate branding, issues and crisis, and sustainability and social impact.

Kenneth Kracmer

Kenneth Kracmer

Kenneth Kracmer Providing strategic integrated marketing communications counsel and results based on client objectives. As vice president of client development, Kenneth spearheads business development for Pierpont’s Dallas office. He connects with prospects, determines needs relative to their overarching objectives and works with them throughout the onboarding process to support the creation of programs that deliver […]

Allison Murray

Allison Murray

Allison Murray Serving as a trusted advisor to corporate partners and prioritizing smart market strategy. As vice president, Allison provides senior counsel to clients and oversees the strategic communications plans that support their business objectives. She has guided organizations through media relations challenges, message development, public affairs campaigns and crises. A strong believer in analytics, […]

Allison Burum

Allison Burum

Allison Burum Building meaningful relationships and delivering strong results for clients through the development and execution of programs that support driving business growth. Over the last decade, Allison has developed and refined best practices in marketing and public relations through her work in both agency and corporate environments, as well as harnessing her entrepreneurial spirit […]

Chris Ferris

Chris Ferris

Chris Ferris Focusing on comprehensive digital strategy to achieve measurable results for clients. As Vice President of Digital Strategy, Chris Ferris, Ph.D., drives value for his clients by developing strategies that support their overall business goals. His strengths lie in helping organizations embrace new digital technologies to meet evolving customer expectations, including online advertising, SEO, […]

Meghan Gross

Meghan Gross

Meghan Gross Helping organizations maximize opportunities, articulate their value and thrive in changing environments. With more than 25 years of reputation management experience, Meghan helps organizations articulate their value, get closer to stakeholders, and maximize visibility opportunities with internal and external audiences. She has worked on major internal and external communications initiatives for companies in […]

Elysa Nelson

Elysa Nelson

Elysa L. Nelson Supporting clients with reputation management, crisis training, and community relations to elevate their thought leadership and strategic communications platforms. Elysa serves as a vice president based out of Pierpont’s Houston office, while also managing the firm’s San Antonio operations. She is a trusted advisor to her clients and can effectively balance the […]

Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Chris Jones Partnering with clients to create strategic messaging that supports major financial transactions, internal initiatives, and crisis management. With 25 years of experience in management and corporate communications, Chris is driven to help organizations leverage their communications channels to support business objectives. With his background in engineering, he brings a unique perspective to Pierpont’s […]

Mike Gehrig

Mike Gehrig

Mike Gehrig Understanding clients’ needs, creating and implementing strategies, and exceeding expectations. Mike is a vice president and the general manager of Pierpont Austin office. His goal every day at Pierpont is to generate results that create a meaningful impact for his clients and those his colleagues counsel. A journalist by education, Mike uses this […]

Terry Hemeyer

Terry Hemeyer

Terry Hemeyer Providing strategic counsel on communications and reputation management, while preventing and navigating crisis situations. As Pierpont’s Executive Counsel, Terry guides clients through the delicate world of reputation management while advising them on best communication practices. With over 40 years of branding and communications experience in nearly every industry, he has successfully managed projects […]