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The PR Maven Podcast

The PR Maven® Podcast is the combination of traditional networking techniques combined with the power of social media to build your personal and professional brand. The podcast features interviews with industry leaders, top executives, media personalities and online influencers about public relations and their personal brand. Each week, Nancy connects with a special guest to talk about their career, and business or organization, as well as the latest news and events that will give listeners a unique perspective on the world of public relations, marketing and personal branding, including actionable takeaways.

Mar 9, 2021

Katie Shorey is Director of Engagement of Live + Work in Maine (LWM), and a proud boomerang. In her role at LWM, she develops partnerships with employer partners, community organizations, and officials within the State of Maine. The nonprofit, focused on talent attraction & retention in the state, executes marketing campaigns, in-person events, and develops PR strategies to showcase Maine for its quality of life and career opportunities. Katie returned to Maine after working in Washington, DC and San Francisco, CA. Prior to LWM, Katie was the business & community liaison for People’s United Bank and then worked at WEX on the New Business Ventures team.

Katie is active in economic development initiatives to help foster innovation and entrepreneurship. She serves as president of Startup Maine, a nonprofit that serves as a convener, educator and catalyst of the Maine startup ecosystem. In addition to Startup Maine, she serves on the advisory board of Maine Accelerates Growth, is a certified SCORE mentor and former workshop facilitator, and is a board member of the Portland Community Chamber. She attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY and Fryeburg Academy.