A quick drive down the famed Las Vegas Strip is enough to acquaint you with the work of Lynn Purdue. As a public relations force in Las Vegas for more than 17 years, she is expert in the region’s players and politics, helping to acquaint the world with many of the city’s modern landmarks and experiences.
After a successful public relations career that included work for notable clients such as the Monte Carlo Hotel, the Rio and Megabucks, Lynn partnered with Bill Marion to found Purdue Marion & Associates. The goal was to create a firm that integrated itself seamlessly into its clients actual business plan. And this is where Lynn’s talents in creating synergistic relationships, working with diverse individuals to align their vision and applying strategic initiatives to move the needle of both public opinion and bottom line profits have benefitted the agency’s clients across industry spectrums ranging from redevelopment, to education to development and more.
Over her extensive career – and more than 35 years as a Nevada resident – Lynn has developed deep relationships with all types of local, national and regional media. This provides her with an unrivaled insight into the political and communications landscapes of the region. The result? She’s not only adept at responding to trends and changing tides, she also helps motivate them.
A journalist by formal training with a degree from UNR, Lynn is an award-winning member (and past president) of the Public Relations Society of America, who recognized her as Agency Principal of the Year in 2006. She has donated time, talent and resources to countless good causes, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Las Vegas West, the co-chair of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, is marketing chair for the board of the Children’s Advocacy Alliance and is a member of the Dean’s Council for the Reynold’s School of Journalism.
Aside from helping to shape innovative initiatives for a full roster of clients, Lynn also manages to find time to shape the hearts and minds of her three beautiful daughters.