Karen Moore

Consultant, PhRMA (Tallahassee)

Karen is founder and CEO of Moore Communications Group.  In the 20 years since she began Moore Communications Group, Karen has amassed an astonishing amount of success on behalf of regional, statewide and national clients. The firm is ranked a top 100 agency by O’Dwyer’s PR Report, recognized by GrowFL as a “Company to Watch,” named to the prestigious Inc. Magazine Inc. 5000 and recognized by Florida Trend as a “Best Place To Work.” Karen and her team have been awarded the highest honor in the public relations industry – a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America.

A leader in the advocacy arena, Karen has successfully built more than 40 state and national coalitions addressing health care disparities and  impacting important legislative issues. She is recognized as an expert on shaping conversations surrounding critical patient access policies using a smart mix of grasstops, grassroots and strategic alliance development efforts. As a collaborator on economic development, health care and education  initiatives, she often serves as a facilitator bringing various viewpoints to help form common objectives and unifying solutions.

Karen has conducted media training sessions for Fortune 500 companies, elected officials and the British Olympic Team.  As an industry thought leader, she has shared her insight into integrated communications and crisis communication through articles published in numerous publications. She is also a renowned public speaker, having addressed more than 200 organizations on topics such as media relations, strategic planning, crisis communications, marketing, grassroots coalition building, and networking.

Recognition for her work has brought numerous honors including the Distinguished Leader Award by the National Association of Community Leaders.

She is one of less than 100 individuals in the nation who holds both an Accredited Public Relations (APR) and Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) designation.

Now a published author, Karen leverages her advocacy expertise and thought leadership to present strategies that transform the perspective of business leaders across all industries in her book Behind the Red Door: Unlock Your Advocacy Influence and Success.