Kate Perrin is a guest on Conversations in Public Relations.
Kate Perrin is CEO and founder of PRofessional Solutions, LLC, celebrating 15 years as the Washington area’s only public relations temporary staffing agency. She is invited to speak often on issues of employment, staffing and networking, and shares information about networking events and communication career issues in the blog The Capital Buzz.
Active in Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), Kate chaired the first Washington PR Woman of the Year awards program in 1990 and established the event as a benefit for WWPR’s pro bono client. She became president of WWPR in 1992.
In 1995 she joined the Board of the Washington chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), and over eight years held several positions. In 1998 she received the IABC Washington Volunteer of the Year award.
Through PRofessional Solutions, Kate takes an active role in promoting high standards in the profession by sponsorship of the Public Relations Society of America, National Capital Chapter and as sponsor of the Matrix Award Scholarship of Association for Women in Communication
Kate is an alumna of American University with a BA in Print Journalism and an MS in Public Relations.