Who We Are

Thrive PR is a woman-owned, award-winning strategic
communications and creative agency. 

We provide integrated communications, public relations, marketing and creative services to B2B, B2C, nonprofit and association clients. Founded in 2003 and based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, our virtual team spans 4 U.S. time zones and a full breadth of experience to help regional, national and global clients get the word out and grow their businesses.

Our Brand = Our Culture

At Thrive, we are committed to our external brand and internal culture being congruent,
and we embrace these five words as the backbone of our company:

COMMITTED

to excellence in everything we plan, create and implement

CREATIVE

in our approaches, solutions, structure and work products

COLLABORATIVE

with clients and within our team

AGILE

mindset, remaining nimble, responsive, progressive and efficient

APPRECIATIVE

of our clients and each other

Our Team

Kelly Kirkendoll

Kelly Kirkendoll

Founder & CEO

Margaret Puissant

Margaret Puissant

Marcom & Acct. Director

Jessica Gallagher

Jessica Gallagher

Sr. PR & Content Specialist

Tara Geissenger

Tara Geissenger

Web/Digital Director

Janine Brandt

Janine Brandt

Paid/Digital Strategy Specialist

Kimberly Harris

Kimberly Harris

Strategy & Brand Culture Specialist

Coleen Spalding

Coleen Spalding

Exec. Business Administrator

Laura Kayata

Laura Kayata

Branding & Design Strategist

Mackenzie Lynch

Mackenzie Lynch

Graphic Designer & Copywriter

Amanda Lindgren

Amanda Lindgren

Graphic Designer & Video Editor

Who We Work With and Why

Thrive works across a broad range of industries, and while our clients are diverse, they share a common thread. Through their products, services and/or how they conduct business, they make a difference for those they serve and work with.

Our team’s experience is vast, serving public, private and nonprofit organizations across industries that include:

  • Healthcare 
  • Transportation and Real Estate
  • Member-Based Associations
  • Nonprofit and Advocacy Organizations
  • Construction
  • Food and Restaurants
  • Arts and Culture
  • Management Consulting
  • Travel
  • Professional Services
  • Startups
  • Banking and Wealth Management
  • Community Design and Urban Planning

Awards, Associations and Certifications

Awards

Thrive has won  awards for marketing communications, public relations, internal communications, integrated communication campaigns, social media and digital communications, newsletters and more.

Certifications

Google Adwords certified  |  Meta Ads certified  |  Google Analytics advanced certification  |  Datorama certified  | Salesforce Marketing Cloud certified  |  Hubspot certified