Alysa serves as an account executive in the Portland office, bringing her growing skills in Portland public relations, advertising, and creative design to our corporate account teams. Whether she’s creating content, analyzing media coverage, designing creative materials, or pitching stories, she brings curiosity, creativity and an eye for detail to all that she does.
Prior to Quinn Thomas, Alysa was an account management intern for BWH1 and Chapter & Verse where she managed workflow of advertising projects, developed content and managed websites. She also served as the public relations assistant to the community and public relations director of Gonzaga University, creating the foundation of her PR career.
Alysa also has a longstanding passion for giving back to the community. For the past four years, she has grown her event planning, communications and design capabilities serving as the coordinator for SLISH—Seven Lakes in Seven Hours, a charity hike that has raised over $130,000 for the Skagit Valley Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. She’s also participated in trips abroad to teach English to elementary school students and build sustainable infrastructure for communities in Chiang Dao, Thailand, and Zanzibar, Tanzania with Growth International Volunteer Excursions (GIVE).
Alysa is a proud graduate of Gonzaga University with a B.A. in public relations and minors in women and gender studies, English, and promotions. Outside of work, you can find her exploring the outdoors, boating, snow skiing, or trying new culinary hot spots around Portland.