, VPRes Publica Group: Who We Are
...Kristen Kopplin Vice President Kristen Kopplin
has a diverse background that contributes to Res Publica Group's
strategic communications initiatives.She is a former journalist with an extensive background in media and public relations, corporate communications, marketing, sales, event planning and business development.She
has worked in a diverse array of industries including non-profits, art, entertainment and travel and tourism.At Res Publica
advises public, private, and non-profit sector clients in media strategy and issues management. Prior or joining Res Publica, Kristen spent part of her 17 year career in leadership positions at various companies, and part as owner and operator of her own communications and marketing firm, Link Communications, in both Denver and New York City.
Previous positions include Director of Marketing and Communications for Copper Mountain Resort
and Publicist for the artist Peter Max.For three years, Kristen
worked closely with the New York advertising community as a representative agent for several well known British film and television directors.Immediately after September 11th, she was hired by the American Red Cross to work as a project manager directing funds and social services to victims and their families.She has done communications work for other companies including Carolyn Grisko and Associates in Chicago, Intrawest Destination Resorts of Vancouver Canada, and Legal Outreach, Inc., a New York-based non-profit dedicated to providing youth in underserved communities with outstanding educational opportunities.
In addition to developing media relationships throughout the country and with national press based in New York City, Kristen
has traveled to, and worked with, journalists in eight countries in Europe, South America and the South Pacific.
Additional accomplishments include receiving the most votes in the 1996 general election to serve as home rule Commissioner in Summit County, Colorado.Kristen also co-founded and served on the Board of Directors of the Snow Sports Association for Women, an organization dedicated to increasing female participation in athletic pursuits and winter outdoor recreation.She is currently a member of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.Kristen earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications and journalism from the University of Denver.She
daughter reside in Chicago.
...Kristen Kopplin, VP