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Crayton Webb is the owner and CEO of Sunwest Communications a Dallas Texas-based public relations and public affairs firm.

With nearly two decades of marketing and design experience Wachelle Williams leads the agencys creative services initiatives.

Caroline Barksdale supports a variety of clients with an emphasis on the direct selling industry.

Public affairs veteran The Honorable Jay Barksdale leads the Sunwest government relations practice. As senior counsel Barksdale brings more than two decades of experience as a public affairs professional working with municipal state and federal governments.

Michelle Buckalew is a senior communications strategist specializing in media relations corporate communications and crisis and reputation management. In her role she provides strategic counsel to help define develop and implement communication plans for Sunwests growing list of clients.  

Melissa is a 20+ year veteran of Dallas area non-profits; serving as a volunteer board member and in executive leadership roles. Formerly she headed the largest division of the American Heart Association as Executive Director.

Jerry is a multimedia and account coordinator. He supports the Sunwest team across all communicative foundations including areas of graphic design and various multimedia services. In May 2020 Jerry earned a B.A. in Corporate Communication and Public Affairs with a minor in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship.

With a passion for writing and philanthropy Lauren Dugger leads the nonprofit division of Sunwest with a heavy focus on corporate community and private family foundations.

Melodie Elliott leads the consumer division of the agency representing nationally-recognized brands in the home improvement home decor and lifestyle industries.

Grace Gerow is the office coordinator. She is responsible for making the office operate smoothly.

Ginger Greenberg brings two decades of experience solving communications challenges to the Sunwest team.

Caroline supports the Sunwest team with various projects across all foundations non-profit organizations and corporate social responsibility endeavors.

Kristen Jackson provides direct support to multiple client accounts with an emphasis on the nonprofit division and has also served as lead on several project-based accounts related to education and healthcare.

Sarah Jackson joins the Sunwest team with an extensive background in the senior living and healthcare industries with an emphasis in media relations.

Maggie Holley is a senior public relations strategist specializing in corporate and stakeholder communications.

Alicia is an account coordinator providing direct support to clients in areas such as beauty and fashion real estate nonprofit education and public affairs.

Allison Klingsick directly supports multiple clients with a specific emphasis on real estate. With a passion for writing and media relations

Hannah Luera has multiple years of experience in corporate social media management and a strong background in writing internal and public communications for the financial industry.

Justin Luera provides public relations and corporate communications support for Sunwests commercial real estate and financial services clients.

Emma Lunceford is a second-year intern that supports Sunwest teams across a variety of practices with an emphasis on non-profit and government relations.

With more than 25 years of communications experience Kristy provides strategic media relations expertise to a wide variety of clients in particular those in the consumer space.

As office manager Aline brings years of experience in the accounting and bookkeeping fields to Sunwest.

With three decades of communications experience Kim Quirk provides a depth of expertise and strategic counsel on all aspects of PR and public affairs for Sunwest partners.

Hillary Redwine is a senior manager with nearly 15 years of experience in B2B and B2C communications.

Rebecca Rodriguez gained network level experience as a correspondent for CNN and Fox News Channel before becoming a news anchor and reporter in Dallas where she worked at CBS 11 and WFAA-TV. Prior to that Rebecca also worked as a television reporter and anchor in Seattle Waco and Austin. 

With more than two decades of communications and reputation management experience Kara brings a breadth of expertise to Sunwest. Her strategic counsel has helped international and national brands drive growth and business performance by leveraging reputation to achieve tangible results.

Andy Stern is senior counsel at Sunwest Communications Inc. He founded Sunwest in 1982.

As Senior Advisor Fred Stern provides strategic corporate product and crisis communication counseling for corporations and organizations in a variety of industries including energy financial services real estate health care packaged goods and professional services.

Shaelyn is an account executive specializing in media relations and writing. She provides direct support to clients involved with education nature conservation and the arts but her forte and greatest passion is with philanthropic organizations.

In her role at Sunwest Whitney works directly with the nonprofit division team to expand services including strategic planning fund development planning and process management focusing on civic projects corporate social responsibility foundations and nonprofit organizations.

With more than 20 years of experience Sydney Townsend is a true partner with her clients and has developed a reputation of consummate trust and professionalism among journalists especially in the real estate sector.

Emily Wingate executes strategic plans for a variety of clients with a focus on consumer products and nonprofit/CSR. During her tenure Emily has gained impressive experience with content and collateral development special events and targeted media relations.

Sunwest Communications is committed to changing the lives of families in need through community volunteerism investment and sharing our skills and expertise through pro bono partnerships.

Our expertise comes from nearly four decades of experience.

Since 1982 Sunwest Communications has helped companies and brands around the world engage with their audiences tell their unique stories and meet their reputation goals through tailored strategic public relations and public affairs initiatives.

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