As Executive Vice President of Strategy & Development, Avelyn Austin leads a team of sales and marketing professionals to connect prospective clients with personalized REQ solutions.
Prior to joining REQ, Avelyn served as a Vice President of Digital Strategy for Ketchum, where she started and managed the global PR agency’s first Paid Media team, putting the “P” in their “PESO” model of Paid, Earned, Shared, and Owned media.
Specializing in search and digital media, Avelyn has created and managed award-winning campaigns for clients across a wide spectrum of verticals and industries, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hewlett Packard, and Airlines for America.
Avelyn is a past President of Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) and is a proud graduate of James Madison University. Living in downtown Washington, DC, she can be found drinking coffee or cocktails with her husband and energetic GSP puppy Piper.