Our team

Our world-class people

ROAM Communications designs your PR team specifically to fit your needs and budget. We are unique in the fact that we leverage the experience and expertise of not only our internal team but our amazing network of boutique PR and marketing agency affiliates to ensure our clients get the results and services they deserve and expect.

A world-class distributed approach to public relations from the very beginning.

Kat Eller Murray
Previously: Google, Fleishman Hillard

Kat is a public relations professional with experience in corporate and technology communications. Since founding ROAM Communications in 2013, Kat has supported more than 50 companies with their communications programs – ranging from product launches and funding announcements to ongoing communications strategies and support. She has led nearly a dozen funding announcements, supported two clients through acquisitions with publicly traded companies, and assisted four publicly traded companies with their communications strategies and ongoing programs.

Prior to ROAM, Kat worked as a manager of global communications and public affairs at Google, where she managed product launches and communications strategy for Google Apps and Google+ and helped launch a group within the communications team, which focused on proactive cross-product consumer media outreach. She also served as a senior account executive at Fleishman-Hillard International Communications in San Francisco, where she provided communications support to national and global technology companies of all sizes.

Kat graduated summa cum laude from Emory University, where she became a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity and rowed on the varsity crew team. She previously served on the board of directors for America’s Charities and the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless (youngest ever member) and continues to be an ambassador for the Heart of America Foundation. In early 2016, she became the first recipient of the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless’ Heart of Henry Youth Philanthropy Award, which will now be known as the Katie Eller Youth Philanthropy Award.Kat currently lives in her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband, two daughters, son, and four Boston Terriers.

Sarah O'Connor-Guffey
PR Consultant and Copywriter
Previously: Circle Public Relations

Sarah has over fifteen years of PR and marketing experience under her belt. With a background steeped in media relations, copywriting, event support, social media management, and more, she can always find the story and get the ink. She knows how impactful media relationships are and has spent nearly two decades creating deep ties to a number of contacts at trade, consumer, and business outlets across the country.

Sarah previously served as Senior Director of Media Relations at Circle Public Relations, Senior Account Supervisor at S&S Public Relations and PR Consultant for Remprex, LLC.

Sarah earned her bachelor's degree in Egnlish and Mass Communication from University of St. Francis.

Jamie Dabao
Senior Consultant
Previously: KNBC, Fleishman Hillard

With more than 20 years of communications and public relations experience, Jamie has developed and executed communications strategies for clients across an array of industries, including technology, human resources, professional services (legal, accounting, finance), healthcare, higher education, broadcast news, and food & beverage, among others.

She has held supervisory roles at PR agencies, in-house, and as a consultant, servicing name brands, including USC Keck School of Medicine, NBCUniversal and Red Bull, as well as many tech-start-ups, such as Talnts, StudySync, Userplane (acquired by AOL) and Sometrics (acquired by American Express). In her last in-house role, as Manager of Communications and Community Affairs for KNBC, she handled media relations, community affairs and talent relations for the broadcast news station.

Earlier in her career, Jamie served as Deputy Director of Corporate Relations for engineering giant, Parsons Corporation. At Parsons, she managed public relations for the 10,000-employee, worldwide company. Before Parsons, she was a Senior Account Executive at an international public relations firm, Fleishman-Hillard, where she handled programs for several consumer-oriented accounts, including Sony Entertainment of America, Nestle′ Chocolate & Confectionery, McKesson Water Products (Sparkletts), among others.

Prior to Fleishman-Hillard, Jamie served as a Senior Account executive at Los Angeles-based public relations firm Carl Terzian Associates, where she managed media relations for international law firms, including, Manatt Phelps, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and spearheaded government, community and media relations campaigns for Twentieth Century Fox and Kilroy Industries.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of California at Berkeley.

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