Pia brings years of experience in both corporate and agency public relations to the Common Ground team, providing strategic planning and account and project management to clients in various industries.
Her corporate public relations experience includes annual reports, crisis communications, executive media training, employee relations and corporate branding initiatives. She also worked as the liaison between corporate communications and agency partners in addition to writing a nationally syndicated financial column.
Her agency experience encompasses multi-faceted public relations and corporate social responsibility campaigns for national and international consumer goods brands, as well as for non-profit companies. She has extensive experience in developing and executing large-scale special events, including speaker series and national mobile tours.
Having worked at NBC affiliates in both St. Louis and Columbia, Missouri, Pia’s journalistic knowledge helps her develop targeted messaging for clients, helping secure placements in media outlets. She has worked closely on behalf of clients with outlets such as CNBC, USA Today and SmartMoney magazine.
She earned a Bachelor of Journalism with an emphasis in broadcast and a minor in French from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree in media communications from Webster University. Having lived internationally, Pia is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and proficient in French.