EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Kirstie Durr has more than twenty years of experience in the public relations field.
These efforts have included crisis management, new product launches, branding campaigns, development of mutually beneficial community partnerships, successfully navigating sensitive PR initiatives, fostering beneficial relationships, using her PR prowess to support lobbying initiatives in Annapolis, and more.
She currently sits on the Harford County Education Foundation Board of Directors, Harford Cable Network Advisory Board, Harford County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee, Maryland Council on Economic Education PR committee, and the Maryland Center for the Arts events committee. Over the years she has served on many other boards and committees for organizations including the Maryland Parent Advisory Council (M-PAC), the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Cystic Fibrosis, Junior Achievement, Harford County Ethics Commission, Youth’s Benefit Education Foundation, Maryland Women’s Heritage Center, The Center Club, among numerous others.
She is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College with a BA degree in Psychology and a minor in Economics. She resides in Fallston with her husband Dan Durr, a Comcast Customer Service Executive.
Kirstie is a veteran in the marketing and public relations industry with nearly 40 years of experience. She has worked at GKV in downtown Baltimore and for the last 30+ years has risen in rank to Senior Vice President at Nevins & Associates, a full-service marketing, communications and new business development firm. She has helped the firm’s President David Nevins grow the firm to become one of Baltimore’s power players.
With clients locally, regionally and nationally, Durr supervises a staff and the day-to-day activities for the firm’s clients including the Baltimore Sun, Komen Maryland, Maryland Public Television, Concentra Medical Centers, Carsins Run, just to name a few. Her expertise includes strategy development and counsel; media relations; event planning; identifying, developing and executing creative marketing solutions; and negotiating major community partnerships.
Over the years she has developed and executed major marketing and PR campaigns for Comcast, Constellation Energy, University System of Maryland, PANDORA Jewelry, among others.