Durée Ross / President & CEO of Durée & Company
Durée Ross, who had the bold passion to launch her own PR agency, Durée & Company, at the age of 24 in 1999, has since been setting the bar for excellence in PR, serving the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients. An award-winning entrepreneur, she has been nationally recognized for her ability to manage crises, develop brand messages, protect and build brand reputations and create content for digital platforms.
Leading a 10+ member team of PR and marketing professionals from various backgrounds, Durée fosters diversity and inclusion in every aspect of her business. Durée & Company is a member of PR Boutiques International™, an international network of boutique PR firms. In addition, she is an honoree of Ragan’s 2020 Top Women in Communications Visionary award which honors those making a significant impact in their day-to-day jobs and careers, advancing the profession while accelerating growth for their organizations. Durée was also a winner of PR News’ 2016 Top Women in PR award, which honors influential women who are driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies.
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Roland Kidwell / Adams Center for Entrepreneurship at FAU
Durée Ross / Durée & Company