Maverick Public Relations
Shawna Seldon McGregor
Shawna is the founder of Maverick Public Relations. She established Maverick PR in 2018 after two decades at communications agencies in New York City and Denver. McGregor has deep experience representing a multitude of sectors including consumer products, media companies, biotech, agribusiness, sustainable technologies, renewable energy, associations and the regulated cannabis industry. Maverick Public Relations is focused on providing outstanding communications service. Offerings include public relations, media training, investor relations, content development, thought leadership development, speaking engagements, response strategy/crisis management and event support.
McGregor has developed publicity programs for clients including The Nature Conservancy, Smithsonian, AARP, Cooking Light, OUTSIDE Magazine, Rodale, PEOPLE, Ladies’ Home Journal and more. She has provided publicity support for high-wattage events from the Green Inaugural Ball to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama and Joseph Biden in 2009, to toasts for celebrities such as Adrien Brody and Sharon Osbourne. In 2010, she managed the public relations for the groundbreaking of the world’s largest wind farm, Alta Wind Energy Center. In 2010, McGregor was named a finalist in PR News’ PR People Awards for Nonprofits. In 2003, McGregor was named to PR News' list of "15 To Watch." Shawna began her career at Porter Novelli’s pharmaceutical practice in New York City. McGregor is a member of PRSA, where she has earned a certificate in Reputation Management.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Saving Dobermankind Animal Rescue
Shawna McGregor serves on the Board of Saving Dobermankind Animal Rescue, in charge of Marketing & Outreach. She is passionate about animal rights and the environment. She adopted a Doberman from SDAR in 2015 and has been an active volunteer and donor ever since.
Saving Dobermankind is a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer rescue based out Colorado. SDAR pulls Doberman Pinschers, Dobie mixes and other breeds of dogs from high-kill shelters in Colorado and surrounding states. SDAR is purely donation and volunteer based, with every penny re-invested in the care of the dogs. For more information, visit SavingDobermankind.org, Petfinder or RescueMe. Continue the conversation on Facebook and Instagram. Support us through our Amazon Wish List and on Amazon Smile. Join Shawna in supporting Saving Dobermankind. Donate here.