Beth Thompson

VP, Director of Public Relations & Social Media

Idea generator. Strategic trend-spotter. On the hunt to make a BIG impact through PR & Social Media.

Beth is a highly motivated and dynamic veteran of Gatesman with experience overseeing the execution of a variety of award-winning public relations and social media programs across multiple industries, including retail, technology, energy, non-profit, health care, financial services, restaurant, and food service. Her account work has been recognized with more than 50 national and regional awards in media relations, social media, events, and community relations.

She is accredited in crisis communications and reputation risk management by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and is recognized and recommended by national syndicated journalists and producers for media relations. Her keen understanding of the media has earned dynamic headlines in top-tier media, including ABC News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and Huffington Post, among others. With an eye on new-age PR, Beth is a driven problem solver and creative thinker who successfully manages complex client business challenges with high-level strategic thinking.

Beth is also an accomplished writer who has penned regular columns for Forbes, AdvertisingWeek, and Ragan's PR and most recently has been accepted in the IPREX Global Leadership Academy. Beth has a sincere desire to win on behalf of her clients and operates with a fierce passion to deliver excellence.