(CelebrityAccess) – Kelly Walch, Executive and Tour Publicist at Schneider Rondan Organization (SRO PR), has been promoted to Vice President, effective immediately. SRO PR also revealed the opening of a new office in Phoenix, AZ, adding to their offices in Las Vegas, Nashville and their headquarters in Los Angeles. The new office will be publicized by Walsh, who moved to AZ after a 12-year stint in Los Angeles.
“We believe Kelly’s promotion to vice president is another significant moment in the company’s history,” says Mitch Schneider, Founder and partner SRO PR. “From the start, as an account manager and tour agent, she brought a level of PR, social media and marketing expertise that was immediately impressive. That’s why she resonates with our artists and the media. Add to that his excellent and varied musical tastes, which has reinforced the company’s advantage, and you have a truly winning combination.
Walsh moved from New York to Los Angeles in 2009 to pursue a career in the music industry after spending a year in London studying creative literature. She held internal positions at Century Media/Sony and Prosthetic Records. She has worked independently with PR and management firms on campaigns for a wide range of artists, including Climb the summit and Animals as Leaders and events such as Chris Hardwick’s Id10t Music Festival.
She joined SRO PR in 2018 as a national and touring publicist and worked on campaigns for Godsmack, daddy cockroach, Hyro the hero, Ice Nine Kills, and more. She was promoted to Account Executive in 2019. Walsh’s current roster at SRO includes Nothing more, HU, Osaka Popstar, velvet chains, and more.