Erin Dunlay joined Randle Communications in January 2015 and brings extensive experience developing and implementing public relations and public affairs strategies for a wide range of clients. In her role as a director, Dunlay oversees the firm’s public relations practice and plays a lead role on a variety of clients, including Golden 1 Credit Union, the Mattress Recycling Council, Antelope Valley Hospital and California Family Fitness. Dunlay also led the firm’s work to promote the opening of Golden 1 Center for the credit union and support Sacramento Republic FC’s efforts to bring Major League Soccer to Sacramento.
Previously, Dunlay worked at global, statewide and local public relations firms, where she managed and worked on diverse national, statewide and local communications programs. She has experience in digital communications, media relations, grassroots advocacy, issues management, community relations, and event planning. Dunlay has worked across a variety of sectors, including health care, finance, food and consumer products, energy, civil justice, water, building and insurance. She also has newsroom experience, having worked as a copy editor for the Omaha World-Herald.
Dunlay received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Creighton University. She is a member of the Leadership Sacramento class of 2020. Previously, she served on the board of the Sacramento Public Relations Association for six years, including a term as president, and spent six years on the River City Food Bank Board of Directors. She was also an active member of the Communications Committee for Metro EDGE. She and her husband, Ryan, have two children, Madeline and Max.