Jeremy Story is an experienced communications professional who has spent more than 15 years developing and executing high-profile communications campaigns for organizations ranging from the Fortune 100 to private start-ups. His work has been recognized with a number of awards, including the public relations industry’s highest honor, the PRSA Silver Anvil. Prior to joining dovetail solutions, Jeremy co-founded Story + Welch Public Relations, a boutique communications firm focusing on clients in the professional services, business-to-business and technology industries. Clients included H&R Block, Newmont Mining, tw telecom, Trust Company of America, Cimarex and Faegre Baker Daniels.
Jeremy was director of Corporate Communications at StorageTek/Sun Microsystems prior to co-founding Story + Welch. While with StorageTek, he led the company’s external communications strategy during its $4.1 billion acquisition by Sun and managed an 11-member team responsible for corporate communications, media relations, industry analyst relations, community affairs and government relations.
Prior to Sun/StorageTek, Jeremy served as a vice president in the Denver office of Weber Shandwick, where he led campaigns as part of a 14-person agency team for Fortune-80 benefits provider CIGNA Corp. He also managed projects for clients ExxonMobil, American Airlines, Sprint and FedEx/Kinko's. Jeremy also spent several years in Silicon Valley as director of corporate communications at Ishoni Networks, a private semiconductor and software firm that was acquired by Philips Electronics.
Prior to Ishoni Networks, Jeremy spent five years at US West, ultimately as director of public relations. He was responsible for the public relations and public affairs/regulatory activities of the company’s data-networking and Internet businesses and also managed relationships with key analysts.
Jeremy earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Journalism from Baylor University and conducted his graduate studies in journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He lives in Genesee with his wife and daughter.
making a difference
Jeremy is an active member of Denver’s philanthropic community. For example, he serves on the board of directors and as communications committee chair for AfricAid, a Denver-based nonprofit that helps give young women in Africa hope for a brighter future and a fighting chance for a meaningful education. Jeremy joined AfricAid after experiencing first-hand the stunning poverty and lack of hope in Kenya and Tanzania. To date, AfricAid has helped improve the lives of more than 40,000 young women who have, in turn, helped to better the lives of those around them.
In addition to supporting Denver’s philanthropic community, Jeremy also believes strongly in being an active member of Denver’s business community. He serves as a board member of the Colorado chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, which is the nation’s fourth-largest chapter with nearly 500 members. He also is an advisory board member of Colorado Succeeds, a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving the state's public education system.
Jeremy also is the publisher of the Denver PR Blog (http://denverprblog.com), Colorado’s most-visited public relations website. The site helps thousands of Denver’s marketing community members stay up-to-date on news and information affecting the public relations industry. He also supports Denver-area business organizations such as the Denver Press Club and the Legal Marketing Association’s Rocky Mountain chapter.