2017 Best in Maryland Awards Gala – PRSA Maryland

2017 Best in Maryland Awards Gala – PRSA Maryland

December 6, 2017 – Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore

Photos courtesy Coyle Studios & PRSA Maryland

Pictured (LtoR) Dorothy Fuchs, Purple Dot Public Relations president; Claudia Ciolfi, Chesapeake Employers Insurance public relations & strategic communications manager/PRSA Maryland president; and Lisa Coster, Coster Communications president

Pictured (LtoR) Erickson Living colleagues: Dani Baldassare, communications manager; Daniel Dunne, director of external communications; Petra Shaw, communications manager; and Erin Vernon, social media program manager

Pictured (LtoR) Laura Van Eperen, Van Eperen president; Renee Tilton, Crosby Marketing Communications senior integration/senior public relations manager; Susan Matthews Apgood, News Generation, Inc. president; and Hillarie Turner, Van Eperen vice president

Pictured (LtoR) Stephanie VanderVeen, Synagro Technologies vice president; and Archie Johnson, Chesapeake Employers Insurance senior communications specialist

Pictured (LtoR) Kellie Boulware, Maryland State Highway Association community outreach manager; Tracy Imm, Maryland State Highway Association director of public affairs; and Shantee Felix, Maryland State Highway Association assistant media relations manager

Pictured (LtoR) Nancy Sherman, Caroline Center director of marketing and communications; Carolyn Gutermuth, Chesapeake Employers Insurance manager of community & public affairs; and Dianna Fornaro, Chesapeake Employers Insurance communications specialist

Pictured (LtoR) Tom Williams Jr., Maryland Public Television managing director of communications; and Charlie Gischlar, Maryland State Highway Association spokesperson

Pictured (LtoR) Coyle studios colleagues: John Coyle, photographer; Mary Lou Coyle, president; and Brynn Devereaux, marketing director

Pictured (LtoR) Lawrence Franklin, PRSSA member; Dana Vickers Shelley, School of Global Journalism and Communications faculty member; Kellie Johnson, PRSSA member; Zion Diggs, PRSSA vice president; and Kadrie Lamin, PRSSA President

Members of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) gathered at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore for the organization’s “2017 Best in Maryland Awards Gala.” The evening started with a networking reception and then dinner, followed by an award ceremony where awards were given out in 27 categories.

Sloane Brown

Baltimore's longtime fashion and social scene reporter, Sloane is the founder/managing editor of Baltimore Snap.