Director of Public Relations

Holly Michael helps clients tell compelling stories that engage audiences and earn media coverage. She brings 20 years of experience supporting global brands at some of Dayton’s top companies, including NCR, LexisNexis, Premier Health, Huffy, Dayton Children’s, and Emerson (now Copeland).

Holly’s many career adventures include stocking a corporate pond with fake icebergs, holding a media webinar about beer & diapers, and winning a national PR award for a program involving cadavers.

She has earned the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) highest honors, the Silver Anvil for PR campaigns and the Bronze Anvil for PR tactics. She has also earned PRSA regional Diamond awards and multiple Best of Show awards from the Dayton Area PRSA Gem City PR Awards. Holly is a 2019 graduate of the Dayton Chamber’s Leadership Dayton program and currently serves as the Chair of the Leadership Dayton Alumni Committee. She has an MBA from the University of Dayton and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University.