WHAT'S YOUR STORY?
 

CONNECTING YOUR STORY WITH AUDIENCES WHO CARE

Holly Hansen Public Relations prioritizes the needs of each client. We strive to help you find your creative voice through a variety of services. We are a culture of thinkers and makers who have been helping our clients achieve their goals since 2008. Now in our 10th year, our business works closely with each brand to create solid communication strategies that will produce measurable results.

FOCUS INDUSTRIES

RESTAURANTS & CHEFS

BEVERAGES

SPECIALTY FOODS

LIFESTYLE & HOSPITALITY

 

SERVICES

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY

We'll help identify story ideas and key message points. Then we work with you to create a plan to share the information with the right audiences using the right tools.

CONTENT MARKETING

We'll help you create valuable and relevant stories to consistently share with your targeted audience and help drive profitable customer action.

MEDIA RELATIONS

We have solid connections with the reporters, editors, writers, and bloggers who are looking for stories like yours. Let us introduce you to them.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

We help establish and grow a targeted audience of fans who want to hear your story, and share it with their friends.

EVENT PROMOTION & MANAGEMENT

Whether promoting a festival for thousands of attendees or organizing a trade tasting, we've got the experience and contacts to make your next event a smashing success.

VIDEO PRODUCTION

One of the most impactful tools to help tell your story and share it on your website and social media channels.

 
 

"Holly Hansen is a joy to work with it. She is one of the few who ‘gets it’ and her work with me has been a great success."

John Scharffenberger, Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker

"Holly went above and beyond with media relations for Threads for Teens. She arranged for interviews in local markets across the country, on online platforms, and even national outlets like TODAY and the Queen Latifah Show. Holly is truly incredible!"

Allyson Ahlstrom, CEO, Threads for Teens

"From recommending the best on screen talent, to fabulous locations and content, Holly understands the needs of TV industry professionals.”

Kyle Murdoch, Producer NHNZ Ltd (A FOX TV Company) New Zealand

“One of the most passionate agency brand representatives that we've worked with, Holly always works hard with a hands-on approach to make sure the brands and products she represents are being featured in the best possible light. What's more, she always has a deep understanding of each product and the unique challenges it faces. ”

Will Blunt, Managing Editor, Principal StarChefs International

CLIENTS IN THE NEWS

Notre Vue Estate Winery

Sonoma Magazine

Notre Vue Estate's new outdoor pavilion was recommended by Sonoma Magazine as one of 5 new tasting rooms to check out.

Notre Vue Estate's outdoor pavilion featured in Sonoma Magazine

City Garden Doughnuts

USA Today

City Garden's Birthday Doughnut was featured as one of 25 Birthday Treats to celebrate the publication's 35th Birthday.

A Birthday Doughnut from City Garden Doughnuts is featured in USA Today

Gravenstein Apple Fair

NBC Bay Area

This annual fundraiser for Sonoma County Farm Trails was featured on the "Worth the Trip" blog on NBC Bay Area's website.

The Gravenstein Apple Fair offers a sweet deal on NBC Bay Area
 

BEHIND THE SCENES

We are passionate about people and their stories. At Holly Hansen Public Relations we love linking clients to the right people to help push their business into the stratosphere. Our staff collaborates with clients to develop meaningful stories for media and customers. We have the network and the tools to get those stories noticed.
What's your story? We want to connect with you!

 

HOLLY HANSEN

Founder and Lead Account Executive

Prior to founding her own PR firm in 2008, Holly was a professional chef, served on the editorial staff of Wine X magazine, and served as VP of media relations for a New York and Sonoma County based PR agency for ten years. She has well-established connections with members of trade and consumer media, both traditional and online, as well as with top chefs, restaurateurs, and specialty food and wine distributors and retailers nationwide.

As a PR and communications professional Holly’s experience spans the globe with international food and wine companies and trade associations including Boundary Bend and Cobram Estate Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Olive Oil from Spain, Cheese from Spain, FIAB (the Spanish Food & Beverage Association),  the Catalan Wine Association, Aecovi-Jerez Sherry, the Prosecco Consorzio of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, Italy, Scott Street Portfolio of Australian Wines, Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker, and Lundberg Family Farms. She has also worked with designer Philippe Starck, award- winning author Bruce Aidells, and renowned chef José Andrés.

Closer to home, the San Francisco Bay Area native represented acclaimed Sonoma County restaurateurs Mark and Terri Stark, owners of Stark Reality Restaurants for eight years, has worked with Sonoma County Tourism creating itineraries for visiting journalists showcasing the best of the county; oversees communications for Sonoma County Farm Trails and its famous Gravenstein Apple Fair, and serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator for her beloved hometown of Sebastopol.

TYFFANI SEDGWICK

Senior Account Executive

Tyffani spent 10 years as TV news anchor, reporter, and producer in markets in California, Washington and Montana. She began using her storytelling skills as a PR & Communications professional 18 years ago and has worked for iconic businesses like the Jimtown Store in Healdsburg, CA, the girl & the fig restaurant in Sonoma, Sonoma County Tourism, and the Calistoga Chamber of Commerce. She has also worked with Chef John Ash, The Culinary Institute of America and V. Sattui Winery.

MILI GOMEZ

Assistant Account Executive

As the Assistant Account Executive at Holly Hansen Public Relations, Mili supports a variety of agency accounts and provides assistance to the team with media relations, results reporting and social media management. She earned her bachelor's degree in communications with an emphasis in Mass Communication & Journalism from California State University, Sacramento. Prior to joining the firm, Mili interned at several broadcast and print publications, such as KCRA-3, KRCB North Bay Public Media and The Press Democrat.

MICHELLE ROBINSON

Head of Office Operations

Michelle, a San Francisco Bay Area native, has spent the last 15 years working in office administration and operations for organizations in Massachusetts, Kentucky, and Louisiana. She recently returned home to California from New Orleans, LA where she spent the last four years as the Development Operations Manager at Audubon Nature Institute. Michelle has a Master of Fine Art in Photography and a passion for documenting architecture, travel, and culture.

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