Stephen Brown, APR

President of Cookerly PR, Stephen Brown, APR, Fellow PRSA, helps ideate for consumer campaigns, develop digital programs and strategize for all facets of integrated communications. His firm also has a deep bench in crisis and issues for highly regulated industries. Stephen leads Mercedes-Benz, Pinewood Forest, Heartland Dental, PatientCare EMS Solutions and Blackhall Studios accounts and supports campaigns for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Georgia-Pacific, Deluxe Corporation, Guardian, Novelis and many more. Favorite recent assignments have included campaigns for the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby and the Academy Awards.

You’ll find Stephen facilitating brainstorms, leading media trainings and coaching executives. He recently led Georgia’s art organizations in a 4-week pivot post-pandemic.

Some of Stephen’s notable campaigns include the introduction of Coca-Cola Freestyle technology and McCafé coffees to U.S. restaurants; celebrations of The Home Depot’s milestones in pioneering DIY and InterfaceFLOR accomplishments in sustainability; and social media activations for General Mills and Procter & Gamble.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College and of Leadership Atlanta, Stephen is past president of PRSA Georgia, Actor’s Express and Jerusalem House; on the board for Serenbe Playhouse and served on the advisory board for Alliance Theatre. He also reviews film on his blog