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After her career as a Disney Princess failed, Blair knew she still wanted to do something with the public that could occasionally be paired with a really good glass of red. After grad school and a few other PR gigs that involved lots of coffee talk (literally), she found herself as the first full-time hire of ARPR in 2013. Throughout the years, she’s worn dozens of hats – from VP of marketing to mobility practice group lead to the new business manager to recruiter, helping to build ARPR’s brand into one of the fastest-growing technology PR firms in the country and the #1 tech PR firm in the Southeast. She’s been integral in helping ascend ARPR into a two-time Small Agency of the Year winner and the 2019 PRNews’Fastest Growing Agency. In 2020, Blair earned a spot on New Orleans CityBusiness’ Women of the Year list.

As a big part of her operations & people duties at ARPR, Blair oversees talent cultivation, retention, attraction and training for the Army of Awesome through a unique, multi-pronged approach comprised of above-average perks & benefits, professional development opportunities, DEI initiatives and out-of-the-box training mentorship and coaching. This people-first modus operandi has earned ARPR national Top Places to Work recognition by PR News as well as local recognition from both the Atlanta Business Chronicle and New Orleans CityBusiness multiple times. In addition, her other crowns (hats) include overseeing the agency operations and continuing to provide strategic counsel and guidance to support the agency’s growing team, services and client base.

When she’s not searching for the next member of the Army of Awesome, driving leads with her tweeting thumbs and award-winning social media expertise, you can find her getting her passport stamped across the world, playing tourist in her own town or at Disney World to visit Elsa, Cinderella and the gang. Read her thoughts about the future of this 120+-year-old industry and about life as a country Cajun girl living in the Big Easy via Twitter and LinkedIn

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Army of Awesome Achievement Awards

The day started in a conference room in the Central Business District (CBD) of New Orleans where the team gathered for our fifth annual Twelfth…

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Camp AoA, We Hold You In our Hearts

Cheers and chatter filled the shuttle as the team boarded one by one, finally all together after over a year. The cheers grew louder once…

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Our New Balance: Agency Life Post-Pandemic

There’s a new headline every day regarding post-pandemic work life, and they aren’t necessarily painting a pretty or positive picture. Whether it’s “Returning to the…

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The Perks & Benefits of a PR Career with the Army of Awesome

Full-time employment at ARPR comes with a slew of perks and benefits built to be as unique and all-encompassing as our Panorama Approach. Opportunities to…

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Top 5 media training tips for Zoom interviews

While the most memorable Zoom interviews of late might include a toddler waddling into his dad’s shot or an attorney turned cat, we hope you…

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Desire to Be the Best: Annual ARPR Army of Awesome Belt Competition

At the start of each cold and gloomy January, the ARPR Army of Awesome gathers to light up the new year with its Twelfth Night…

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