“Stefanie’s knowledge of the PR process and drive to help me achieve my goals is extremely helpful and valuable. Her sensitivity to our budget and timeframe and her efficiency is also greatly appreciated. I couldn’t have conducted my first PR campaign without her, and am very happy with the results. Thank you for staying on top of it as if it was your own company you were promoting!”
Ride the wave of our expertise. Our teammates have managed a variety of exciting projects, from helping large global businesses increase marketshare to supporting small, local companies who want to gain visibility.
We work virtually, allowing us to:
- Attract and retain top talent.
- Provide seamless service.
- Lower our overhead costs, leading to cost-effective billing rates.
- Offer representation nationally and globally.
- Provide extensive flexibility and availability.
- Customize our clients’ staffing needs based on their individual goals, industries, etc.
- Bring in strategic partners, as needed, to supplement our efforts.
Stefanie Guzikowski, Chief Passion Officer, Manager & Founder
Stefanie Guzikowski founded E & G Public Relations, LLC in August of 2006 to fulfill a niche with small to medium-sized companies in need of public relations and to provide PR with Passion. With 20+ years of experience in public relations and marketing communications, Stefanie has provided invaluable expertise to help give clients a competitive edge, build awareness in their marketplace, and ultimately grow their business. As the Chief Passion Officer, Manager & Founder of E & G Public Relations, Stefanie is the creator and personality behind the high quality services provided to clients such as strategic PR counsel, messaging analysis and development, U.S. and international media outreach, project management, and news announcement counsel and more.
Throughout her years of experience with firms such as KHJ Integrated Marketing, Beaupre & Co. Public Relations (a Brodeur and Omnicom Group firm), and PerkettPR, Stefanie has been involved in important client acquisitions and product launches having secured media coverage in major outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Financial Times, The Boston Globe, and broadcast hits with New England Cable News and CNN Headline News.
Stefanie has received several awards for her achievements over the years such as two awards from the Publicity Club of New England (Bellringer Award and Bronze Anvil Award), and the Business Marketing Association Pro-Comm Award for Excellence.
Stefanie holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and Minor in Psychology from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.
Based in Portsmouth, NH, Stefanie writes regular columns about PR and marketing for the Portsmouth Herald (PR with Passion), New Hampshire Business Review, and Foster’s Daily Democrat. She’s an active member in her community having served on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast the Parent/Teacher Board of Directors at Little Blessings Childcare Center, and the Board of Directors as Co-Chair for Seacoast Women’s Network. Additionally, Stefanie has volunteered her public relations skills to all three organizations as well as Dondero Elementary School.
Adrienne Walkowiak, Director, Public Relations
Adrienne Walkowiak is a marketing, public relations and branding professional with nearly 20 years in the communications industry. She has planned and implemented strategic marketing campaigns for clients in a variety of industries, including health-care, finance, legal, government, association, food service, entertainment, retail and non-profit.
Adrienne serves as Director of Public Relations at E & G Public Relations. She has gained valuable experience at several full-service agencies, including Fleishman-Hillard International Communications, where she served as Vice President in their Washington, DC office.
Adrienne has worked on high-profile branding and marketing campaigns, including one for the United States Mint, launching their Golden Dollar coin through public relations, advertising, strategic partnerships, events, sponsorships and more. She also provided strategic counsel and marketing support for AARP when they sought to become more appealing and relevant to a younger demographic. As part of her efforts for AARP, Adrienne organized and promoted a triathlon series targeting the 50+ market, and was instrumental in the creation of a new advertising campaign featuring real people and spotlighting their interesting and diverse lives.
She also has significant experience working with health-care organizations, including several hospital and healthcare systems in New Hampshire.
Adrienne works closely with the media on a local, regional and national basis, and has placed stories in a variety of outlets, including the Today Show, USA Today, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and more.
A graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication, Adrienne received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.
Adrienne is committed to community service, and is especially passionate about working with children’s organizations. She has devoted significant time and professional services to generating funds and awareness for the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire. Adrienne recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that makes human hair wigs for children that have lost their hair due to illness. A Seacoast resident, she raises funds, plans events and writes collateral materials for local school systems. And she participates in a number of walks and runs to raise money for local health-care organizations
Christopher A. Guzikowski, COO/Chief Financial Officer
Chris has been part of the E & G team from its founding. He has nearly 20 years of varied business experience, including 10+ distinguished years as a leader of people, finance and operations for a Fortune 500 firm where he has been a repeated recipient and nominee for outstanding employee and leader awards. Chris specializes in the areas of human resources, behavioral leadership, people development, negotiations, sales and marketing strategies.
As a founding member of E & G Public Relations, Chris' role is to ensure behind the scenes aspects of the firm support a top quality client experience. From staffing decisions, to contract negotiations, to writing submissions, and more. Chris has a hand in the critical decisions that shape the day-to-day operations for E & G.
In his varied business career, Chris has had the opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in the areas of behavioral science and situational leadership. Chris is able to use these skills to quickly diagnose complex interpersonal matters, understand what makes people tick, and recommend solutions that ensure win/win situations for E & G, the firm’s team members, and most importantly - our clients.
Chris is a 1991 graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, with Bachelors in Business Administration, concentration in Human Resource Management. Chris is a musician, an avid ice hockey player, and is passionate about his family, health, and fitness. Chris is a member of the Portsmouth School Department's Wellness Advisory committee.