Ray Young


Leveraging more than 15 years of extensive public relations and media strategy experience, Ray develops and manages clients’ national public image campaigns.

Over the years, Ray has repeatedly been recognized for excellence in public relations; winning professional awards for specific PR programs and campaigns, managing individual PR events, opinion writing, as well as press release and media advisory writing. His experience spans numerous business sectors, with a specific focus in finance, legal and technology.

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Christine Young

Senior Vice President

As a nationally recognized mom blogger and social media strategist, Christine helps clients connect and build relationships with mom bloggers around the country.

Nielsen Online has recognized Christine as one of the 50 most influential mom bloggers in social media and has worked with many major brands.  She’s served as a SpokesMom and on media tours for Johnson’s Baby and Walmart, and was a parenting expert for Lifetime Moms.  She also promotes clients at major mom blogger conferences like BlogHer.

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Gretchen Hydo

Senior Vice President

Results-oriented PR professional, Gretchen Hydo, has over 15 years of accomplished public relations experience. Known for her outside of the box thinking and proven pitching record, Gretchen has landed her clients in both print and broadcast mediums nationwide. She has spent years building established media contacts and is highly regarded among the press and her colleagues. Gretchen has helped to successfully launch and brand products, magazines, businesses, and restaurants and has helped her clients elevate their status by positioning them as experts in their field. Since 2001, Gretchen has successfully run and managed her own boutique PR company, Chatterbox Public Relations Ink.

When Gretchen isn’t busy getting her clients superstar publicity, she can be found on the beaches of Hawaii or adventuring with her husband and two sons in one of California’s campgrounds.

Andrew Bradley

Senior Associate

Andrew is a public relations professional, specializing in writing and media relations. He connects with each of his clients and the media to create mutually beneficial relationships and stories that will resonate with audiences. He has extensive experience in working with local, state and national media for companies both large and small locally and across the nation.

Andrew’s experience has led him into the community to build grassroots coalitions to support issues and educate specific demographics on services available to them. Andrew is passionate about social media and is active in the Roseville community as part of the planning committee for the Placer Business Tweetup and is a member of the Media & Marketing Subcommittee for Citizen Voice/SafelyOut.

Maryann Williams


Maryann Williams graduated Magna Cum Laude from CSU Sacramento with a Bachelor’s degree in communications, concentration in public relations.  While attending the university she was vice president of the Public Relations Student Society of America club on campus and helped draft the winning bid proposal for the national conference to be held in San Francisco.

Emmalia Sutherland


As an associate with Razor Sharp PR, Emmalia Sutherland handles a variety of duties for clients from media relations to social media. She has experience in a variety of industries, including finance, retail, healthcare, real estate and education.