Senior Team Members

Shev Rush, senior consultant
Shev Rush is founder of SRPR, a public relations agency based in Los Angeles with offices in New York, San Jose, San Diego and Cleveland. SRPR was named one of the top 5 boutique public relations in the country according to a 2008 survey of 800 journalists, and in August 2009, Shev was named one of the top 25 technology PR specialists in the country by PRSourcecode.

Shev has worked with a wide variety of individuals and enterprises across industries including professional services, technology, consumer goods, nonprofits and financial services. He regularly places clients in top-tier media including CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, CNBC and many others.

Karen Lippe, senior consultant
Karen Lippe has worked in the PR and marketing industry for 25 years. Her core experience centers on bringing new technology, products and companies to market and maintaining its market presence. Her skill set includes strategy development, messaging, product launches, communications program management and social media. Karen has worked in corporations and agencies as well as running her own consulting company. She has worked with the biggest names the high tech industry including Hewlett-Packard, Canon and Oracle as well as sundry of startups including MOLI, Gyration, Software.com and PicScout. Recent client engagements include new company and product launch, website management and writing, social media planning/implementation and speaker placement. Karen’s strong market experience: Internet-based services, Web 2.0, business software, personal hardware, small business and emerging technology. Her strengths include program management, partner/media/influencer outreach and messaging.

Prior to her own consulting company, Karen also worked for Canon Computer Systems Inc. as the PR/AR manager; Regis McKenna Inc. as a senior consultant; and Franson & Associates as an account executive. Her career began at Memorex where she worked as a Memorex employee journalist for the company’s two newspapers. Karen received her Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State University. http://www.linkedin.com/in/karenlippe