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Why Dunaway?

In the constantly evolving world of brand management, strategic communications, and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of your public perception, Dunaway Public Relations is poised to manage your individual challenges and promote your unique accomplishments. We want a seat at the table to ensure your business thrives, your campaign sees around every corner and your image stands tall above the competition with the media, consumers and analysts alike.

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Our Team

Dunaway Public Relations was founded in 2006 and has become a leader in the public relations / strategic communications industry. Based in Austin, Texas, Dunaway PR has established itself as a trusted team member for local business, clients in cities across the state of Texas, multi-state region and nationwide.

  • Scott Dunaway

  • Scott Dunaway
  • Managing Partner

  • Scott Dunaway has enjoyed serving as a strategic communications consultant for over twenty years. He has counseled and guided clients through media relations, message control, public affairs communications, government relations and issues management.
  • Meet Scott
  • Alison Vickers

  • Alison Vickers
  • Account Manager

  • With a background in public affairs communications, Alison brings experience in writing, media relations, and message development. Alison joined Dunaway PR in 2012 after spending 18 months with partner firm, The Monument Group.
  • Meet Alison
  • Kailey Shatzer

  • Kailey Shatzer
  • Account Manager

  • Kailey brings experience in digital content development, media relations, corporate partnerships and educational and experiential marcom. She works closely with clients in various industries including energy, real estate, healthcare, transportation and entertainment to launch new businesses, develop and execute strategic communication plans, manage media and establish brand identities.
  • Meet Kailey
  • Amy Paape

  • Amy Paape
  • Agency Assistant

  • Amy serves a critical role for clients of the firm that includes industry monitoring, media strategy, messaging platform development and ongoing support of client communication and administrative needs. Her areas of expertise include event coordination, copy writing, social media communications, strategic brand building and website design.
  • Meet Amy

Scott Dunaway

Scott Dunaway has enjoyed serving as a strategic communications consultant for over twenty years. He has counseled and guided clients through media relations, message control, public affairs communications, government relations and issues management. A diverse group of organizations and entities have trusted Scott and his team to fulfill their strategic communication needs which include Fortune 500 companies, local leading businesses, national non-profit organizations, municipalities, state agencies and elected officials.

Prior to his current endeavors, Scott served in the Administration of President George W. Bush as a press secretary and spokesman at the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration. He also managed international media at the Group of Eight (G-8) Summit, hosted by President Bush, and served on staff for a number of years in the U.S. House of Representatives handling legislative business and communications.

Scott founded Dunaway Public Relations in 2006 and a public affairs partnership The Monument Group in 2008. Scott serves on the Board of Trustees at Lake Hills Church and The Seton Fund. He serves on the Board of Directors at The Headliners Club. He holds a B.S. in Communications Studies and minor in Business from Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, TX. He currently resides in Austin with his wife, Susan, and their six year old triplets.

Alison Vickers

With a background in public affairs communications, Alison brings experience in writing, media relations, and message development. Alison joined Dunaway PR in 2012 after spending 18 months with partner firm, The Monument Group. Alison currently serves as an account manager for a broad client list spanning a range of industries including healthcare, technology, real estate and development, financial services, and entertainment. Alison supports our clients through communications and marketing campaigns, website creation, digital strategy, brand identity and design.

Prior to joining Dunaway PR and The Monument Group, Alison was with Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide in New York. During her time with Ogilvy’s Public Affairs Practice, Alison contributed to the development of PR programs for global client accounts such as American Express, BP Castrol, FM Global, and LexisNexis.

A Washington, D.C. native with Texas roots, Alison earned a BS in Communications Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kailey Shatzer

Kailey rejoined Dunaway Public Relations in 2015. After beginning her career with the firm in 2008, she moved to Dallas in 2012 where she worked for the American Heart Association for three years, managing national media, marketing and communications efforts for numerous public health and awareness campaigns.

Kailey brings experience in digital content development, media relations, corporate partnerships and educational and experiential marcom. She works closely with clients in various industries including energy, real estate, healthcare, transportation and entertainment to launch new businesses, develop and execute strategic communication plans, manage media and establish brand identities.

Kailey holds a B.S. in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. A native Austinite, Kailey is glad to be back in her hometown and working with the DPR team.

Amy Paape

Amy serves a critical role for clients of the firm that includes industry monitoring, media strategy, messaging platform development and ongoing support of client communication and administrative needs. Her areas of expertise include event coordination, copy writing, social media communications, strategic brand building and website design. Prior to joining Dunaway PR, Amy worked for a Central Texas event coordinator where she handled day-of event operations and managed client and vendor communications. She also has experience in website design, story pitching, digital community building and editing.

Amy is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Relations. Amy joined Dunaway PR in 2015.

DPR Services

The world of public relations is evolving on a daily basis. With the rapid expansion of the Internet and digital communication, seeming decline of traditional news outlets and massive growth across industries around the globe, the opportunity to clearly communicate a message is at a premium. The availability of information is at an all-time high. Allow us to tactfully tailor this information to most effectively communicate with a valuable consumer, decision maker, thought leader or voter.

Client Portfolio

The client agency partnership represents the core of what we do: being a trusted advisor with a seat at the table. Our team is pleased to represent a broad client list that ranges from recognized national brands to leading Austin businesses. Our work spans a multitude of industries, from software to energy, financial services to politics and public affairs.

HELO Austin

Creative and Digital / Business Advisory Services

Horizon Bank

Public Relations / Creative and Digital

Christus Health

Creative and Digital / Strategic Communications

The Range at Austin

Creative and Digital / Business Advisory Services

Riverside Resources

Public Relations / Message Development

RES Americas

Public Relations / Business Advisory Services / Strategic Communications

SB Tactical

Message Development / Creative and Digital / Strategic Communications

Dalgleish Construction Company

Public Relations / Creative and Digital / Business Advisory Services

 





  • The Monument Group

    In an effort to further support the growing public affairs needs of our client base, The Monument Group was formed in 2008. Today, Dunaway PR and The Monument Group work together to effectively manage strategic communications issues for clients.





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  • Our Austin Office Address

    1510 San Antonio Street, Austin, TX 78701

  • Our Fort Worth Office Address

    777 Taylor Street, Suite 1040, Fort Worth, TX 76102

  • Email Us At

    info@dunawaypr.com

  • Call Us At

    512-344-2600

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    866-845-9443