Sand & Shores

Public Relations Consulting | Community Relations | Brand Consulting | Leadership Consulting | Training | Activations | Content Creation | Reputation Management | Storytelling


Public Relations

We educate, train and consult businesses and organizations to help them tell their story to their target audience and grow brand awareness. We develop a strategic plan of outreach and execution through various media channels, strategic collaborations, and platforms for increased visibility. We work with marketing teams to develop a public relations strategy.



Podcasting & Podcast Network

We can help you start a podcast, get booked on podcasts or host your podcast on the Empowered Podcast Network. Sand & Shores produces 2 podcasts currently, My Morning Coffee and Leaders & Learners.



Leadership Consulting

We consult with our clients to get to know their organization, staff, and stakeholders to develop a plan to coach and train those that need diversity, inclusion, emotional intelligence, situational awareness, communications, and leadership guidance. We work to produce more effective leaders, a more productive company, and able to secure more positive public relations through reputation management and thought leadership.



Content Creation | Social Media | Digital Campaigns

We work with our clients to strengthen their brand, understand their target audience and develop strategic campaigns to increase their social media persona, manage their reputation, and increase brand awareness. We create content, write articles, draft media pitches and craft external communications.



Sand & Shores is a niche communications firm specializing in public relations and leadership consulting for authors, nonprofit, civic, and law enforcement organizations. We create compelling content and powerful messages to elevate the voice of our clients.

With more than 20 years of public relations and marketing experience, Sand and Shores was established out of the growing need for more positive exposure for civic, nonprofit, law enforcement organizations and authors. It is our philosophy that increasing positive exposure through thought leadership and credible media outlets help the public to get to know, like and trust the brand. Developing strategic partnerships combined with community relations, brand activations, and a high level of communication with the target audience through various media outlets will result in progress and increased public support. Our creative process in conjunction with focused marketing and advertising will provide solid reputation management, increased trust, and greater support.

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Public relations and marketing for audience growth

Our clients sometimes have challenges with selling themselves and getting the buy-in of their community. Sand and Shores creatively works to solve these problems for our clients. We specialize in increasing the public awareness of events, initiatives, special projects, and the participation of our clients in many of these efforts. We work to help them show their authenticity and genuine concern for their constituency.

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Engaging your community and supporters is what we do.

In today’s world there are many ways to interact with your audience, followers, constituents, donors, and fans. Sand and Shores develops campaigns to communicate with your supporters regularly to stay engaged and keep your audience aware of organizational events, public appearances, or projects that you are involved in.


Some of Our Partners

Sand and Shores has developed partnerships with the best-of-breed companies to provide a wealth of services to our clients.


Dr. Daniel Walker

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Long Beach Indie Film Festival



Red Beach Advisors


What Our Clients Say

Please review the following testimonials from Sand and Shores clients sharing their experience with our firm.

“Sand and Shores has been a lifesaver for me and my speaking business. They manage my schedule in a way that allows me to concentrate on my other endeavors and continue to grow my public speaking side of the business without missing a beat. They have completely taken over all of the fee and logistics area of my business and it has been seamless.”

Dr. Daniel Walker
Author and Speaker

“Sand and Shores took my social media presence from zero to sixty very quickly, tapping into their extensive network and nurturing new connections to significantly enhance my business growth. Their creative energy and goal-oriented process kept my marketing efforts on track as we developed my brand and message.”

Carla Green
Owner @ Clarity designworks

“Sand and Shores is a great resource for my firm. Managing our social media presence and assisting us with public relations has been invaluable in our growth. They opened our eyes to out-of-the-box opportunities for us to take advantage of increasing our exposure. We collaborate, we discuss, and we execute with Sand and Shores.”

Ray McKenzie
managing director @
red beach advisors

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