Adam Russo, owner | Adam Russo is a lifelong learner who is deeply-rooted in the West Michigan communications community. His professional experience includes working with global brands like Haworth and Amway, regional companies like Varnum and Comcast, as well as nonprofits like the Mosaic Film Experience and Sunset Retirement Communities. Outside of the office, Adam is committed to community service and fitness. He serves as the president for the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America, a member of the Kent County Prevention Coalition, a student mentor at Burton Middle school and enjoys playing with his dog, running and weight training. Adam is also an adjunct public relations professor at his alma mater Grand Valley State University.
Elise Pelletier, PR Coordinator | Elise Pelletier is a recent graduate from CMU. During her time as a student, Elise didn’t shy away from a busy schedule. She served as the president of CMU Public Relations Student Society of America and as the public relations manager of the university’s student run media company, CM Life. Elise enjoys exploring new places, which led her to an internship abroad in Ghana and her first job post-grad in Chicago. After a year in the Windy City, Elise decided it was time to move back to the beloved mitten state. In her free time, Elise enjoys kayaking trips with her family, trying out local restaurants and binge weekend road trips.
Strategic Partnerships | COM 616 regularly collaborates on larger project opportunities and maintains a solid referral relationship with Castello Creative and Clark Communications.