FREDERICK, Md. – Area public relations firm Platinum PR’s founder and CEO Sandy Sponaugle has been named Public Relations Professional of the Year by the American Advertising Federation of Greater Frederick’s annual Maven Awards recognition.
The award seek to recognize outstanding business professionals in advertising, marketing and related fields.
“It’s great to know that my peers respect my work and myself enough to nominate me for a 2013 Maven Award,” Spounagle said. “Public relations is a hard field to keep up with, things are always changing, but that’s why I love it.”
Platinum PR has offices in Shepherdstown and Frederick, Md.
Sponaugle started Platinum PR more than 10 years ago. The firm serves as the marketing/communications department for local and national businesses in education, retail, hospitality, economic development, tourism and professional associations.