Our Philosophy

The definition of grace is to bring honor or credit to something. With that in mind, Grace Communications has the mission to help grow businesses through marketing efforts that highlight what sets them apart from the rest. We believe in marketing done gracefully.

Emily GREEN, Founder and CEO

The Founder and CEO of Grace Communications, Emily Green, has over 12 years of experience leading marketing, public relations, event planning, and business development efforts for companies all over the United States. She has a demonstrated history of success with helping develop new companies and departments as well as extensive event planning and social media experience. She also has been responsible for public relations efforts in top markets all over the country such as Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and Charlotte. Her passion for marketing and helping businesses grow is what led her to form Grace Communications

Betty Nicklaus, Senior Account Manager

Betty is an Account Manager for Grace Communications who loves helping brands and communities grow through marketing. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Western Illinois University in 2020. She also minored in psychology with a strong marketing focus. When she isn’t busy helping with clients, she loves spending time with her husband and traveling.

Jenna Yates, Account Manager

Jenna is a highly motivated Photographer and a Social Media & Content Creator enthusiast. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2022. When she isn’t busy creating content, she loves working out & exploring the city of Charlotte!

Kalyssa Kolb, Account Manager

Kalyssa is an Account Manager for Grace Communications who loves all things social media and creative. She recently graduated with a degree in Public Relations from The University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). When she isn’t diving into client work you can find her sipping iced coffee, goofing around with her golden doodle Loo Loo, or capturing life’s precious moments through her camera. 

Jeniree Tirado, Account Manager

Jen enjoys working in the Marketing industry and finding ways to tell unique stories. Finding unique ideas to bring to the table always excites her! Jen graduated with a Bachelor’s in Marketing from Northern State University and has been working around Social Media and Event Planning for a little over 6 years. When she is not creating content or attending meetings, Jen loves to spend time with her husband and two corgis. 

Natalie Dick, Public Relations Specialist

Natalie is a communications, public relations, and media relations professional with more than 13 years of experience promoting the Charlotte region at the local, state, national, and international levels. She is an expert media strategist with 20+ years as a journalist. She is a passionate PR pro and storyteller. Last but certainly not least, she’s a team leader with a proven track record in crisis, internal, and external communications.

Tara Brown, Public Relations Specialist

Tara Brown has more than three decades of media and public relations experience in the entertainment industry (in publishing, television and film), She has developed and executed campaigns that have gone on to become New York Times and national bestsellers; and to win television and film industry awards. She has worked with a wide range of high-profile talent that include a famous legal thriller writer, a legendary R&B singer, a Congressman, a Senator, a beloved classic television series star, an American Idol winner, a country music icon, and even real-life cowboys.  

Tara has twice been recognized by Cynopsis Media as one of their “Top Women in Media” in the categories of “Public Relations Gurus” (2022) and “Directors Who Do It All” (2019). Additionally, she was named a “Woman to Watch” (2018) by The WICT Network: Carolinas.

Tara is also an award-winning standup comedian who has a Dry Bar Comedy special, and who is featured on the 2nd season of the television show “Stand Up Nashville!” on the Circle Network.

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, and after a 20 year stay in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tara now resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lexi Lovett, Marketing Intern

Lexi is our Marketing Intern and graduates in December of 2024 from East Carolina University. She enjoys helping with events and social media. In her spare time, she loves reading, photography, and spending time with friends and family.