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Principal and Co-Owner

A notorious food lover and enthusiastic supporter of the Las Vegas culinary scene, Kathryn has spent her career supporting some of the biggest names in hospitality and gaming. After earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Kathryn joined the marketing team at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on the renowned Las Vegas Strip where she supported restaurants by Alain Ducasse, Hubert Keller, and Michael Mina.
A call from New Jersey brought Kathryn to Atlantic City to join Caesars Entertainment. As part of the marketing and regional public relations group, Kathryn worked on high-profile events such as the Out in AC and Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival.
After earning a master’s degree in business from Penn State and eating her way through the East Coast, Kathryn returned to Las Vegas. Upon her return, Kathryn served as a senior account executive and account director for two of Las Vegas’ top public relations firms, working with national chefs before launching Authentic Public Relations & Marketing.



Principal and Co-Owner

A Las Vegas native, Kate Stowell grew up with an eye on the ever-evolving Las Vegas Valley. Upon earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Kate launched her career in journalism, where her byline was regularly featured in publications across Las Vegas, including Vegas/Rated, Vegas Seven and Las Vegas Weekly.
With a passion for hospitality and dining, Kate transitioned seamlessly into the public relations realm. She has worked with some of the city's top public relations agencies and with internationally recognized brands including Bellagio, ARIA and Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas. Working to promote Las Vegas’ dynamic hospitality scene, Kate has secured numerous stories in local, national and international publications for a variety of brands and openings including Delano Las Vegas and Michelin-starred Chef Alain Ducasse’s newest venues, Rivea Las Vegas and Skyfall Lounge.
Outside of planning and executing public relations and communications strategies, Kate enjoys seeing, eating and drinking in the world.

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Account Director

A public relations powerhouse with in-house and agency experience, Alex is an expert in entertainment, food and beverage, nonprofit and hospitality marketing. Leading successful campaigns for over 20 years, she has built strong media relationships that lead to meaningful and impactful coverage for clients.

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Public Relations Manager

Savannah Goodall brings an eye for that perfect pitch and social know how to the Authentic account team. Find her out and about, touring with her favorite band The Maine, exploring new craft beers, and always finding fun ways to incorporate her cat, Kevin, into the picture.

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Social Media Manager

Social media maven Meg Richardson joined the APR team in 2023. The former military kid brings a psychology background to her work, keeping an eye on trends and the content that keeps us on our phones. Meg is a new Las Vegas resident and proud dog mom to Daffodil.

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Account Coordinator

APR's newest team member Isioma Okwueze is a recent UNLV graduate, bringing smiles and sunshine to the group. With hands in both social media and public relations, Isi keeps clients organized, and content moving.

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