Laura Nickel

Executive Project Manager

Role: Project Management/Research

  • Laura Nickel has nearly 15 years of experience working in all areas of marketing communications, including public relations, social media management, crisis and reputation management, media training and marketing support.
  • She holds a deep understanding of communications around social media, search engine optimization, mobile user experience and content management in B2B as well as B2C environments.
  • Laura has managed agencies and staff to implement traditional public relations, social media marketing, national events, speaker’s bureau and overall wireless brand strategy.
  • She has also managed corporate media relations, including the development of consumer facing materials, brand events and national campaigns. Laura has executed news releases, product articles and internal company-wide information for national organizations including U.S. Cellular, Career Education Corporation and Wilson Sporting Goods.
  • Laura has secured coverage in traditional media as well as social media for national corporate campaigns in the wireless industry. She’s taken a lead role in managing brand reputation by overseeing crisis communications that align with legal, tech, regulatory and marketing needs.
  • She holds two B.A. degrees in Graphic Design and English from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.