Paula MacDonald, APR

B2 Communications is proud to partner with Paula MacDonald, APR, an accredited public relations professional and visual storyteller with more than two decades of communications experience. Paula brings a wide range of experience in marketing strategy and video production across a variety of industries, from hospitality to professional services and start-ups.

Paula is founder and president of Image Suite PR, a communications consultancy founded in 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Prior to becoming a solo PR practitioner, Paula held communications director roles with a Tampa-based hotel development company and worked as lead public information officer for city government and circuit court systems. She excels in leading communications planning initiatives and integrating narrative storytelling into business strategy.

She’s been active with the Public Relations Society of America at both local and national levels, serving as chair of the Tampa Bay Chapter’s independent practitioner group and Accreditation committee, as well as serving in roles with the PRSA National Independent Practitioners Alliance, including section chair.

Paula received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California. In 2015, she earned the distinguished Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation from the Universal Accreditation Board.