SACRAMENTO – Randle Communications (Randle), Sacramento’s top-ranked public relations and public affairs firm, announced today that Erin Dunlay has been promoted to Vice President of Public Relations. Since 2015, she has played a central role across Randle’s public relations, public affairs and ballot initiative practices and internal operations. Dunlay has led project teams for clients in health care on both the payer and provider sides, banking and finance, environmental protection, public pension management, crisis communications and ballot measure campaigns. As Vice President, she oversees Randle’s public relations practice and a is key member of the firm’s leadership team.
“Erin Dunlay is an accomplished communications strategist and team leader who personifies the firm’s ‘we, not me’ culture,” Jeff Randle, President and CEO of Randle Communications said. “We have aggressive goals to expand our public relations practice by delivering for current clients and winning opportunities for new business and we know Erin is the right person to help us get there. She has proven herself throughout the last five years and earned the promotion to Vice President of Public Relations. Looking forward, we know that Erin will provide outstanding leadership, support her teammates and help our clients succeed.”
During the last five years, Dunlay has led high-profile projects for clients including Golden 1 Credit Union, the Mattress Recycling Council, Dignity Health, Antelope Valley Hospital and California Family Fitness. Dunlay also led the firm’s work to promote the opening of Golden 1 Credit Union Center for the credit union and supported Sacramento Republic FC’s efforts to bring Major League Soccer to Sacramento. She understands the importance of storytelling and weaves it skillfully into digital communications, media relations, thought leadership, executive positioning, issue management, community relations and event planning.
“There’s no question Randle Communications has the most talented team in the business,” Dunlay said. “I’m so fortunate to work with my colleagues to produce the highest quality work on the most important issues of the day. It has been so rewarding to grow my career as part of an extraordinary team, and I’m extremely excited to lead our public relations practice into the future.”
Prior to joining the Randle team, Dunlay worked at global, statewide and local public relations firms, where she managed and worked on diverse national, statewide and local communications programs. 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. When she’s not working, she can be found watching basketball or football or curling up with a good book. She and her husband, Ryan, have two children, Madeline and Max.