Carrie DeVries Named A Top Female in PR

NEW ORLEANS – DEVENEY is thrilled to announce that Carrie DeVries, partner and public relations account supervisor, has been named as one of this year’s Top Women in PR by PR News. The annual list is comprised of women who have made bold advances in the communication field, managing crises, developing brand messages, and protecting and building brand reputations.

DeVries joined DEVENEY in 2012 and leads the agency’s public relations division and was named partner earlier this year. A 12-year veteran of the communication industry, she serves as president of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) New Orleans Chapter. DeVries has frequently been recognized for her leadership, hard work and dedication to the field. In 2015, she received her accreditation in PR (APR) and was honored as an Agency Awe Professional by PRNews. In 2016, she earned the distinction of PRAL-NOLA’s PR Practitioner of the Year and accepted the Individual Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) New Orleans Chapter.

PR News will celebrate DeVries, alongside a roster of 89 other remarkable women, at the Top Women in PR Awards Luncheon on January 23, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. For more information on the Top Women in PR Awards Luncheon, visit:

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DEVENEY is an internationally renowned engagement agency known for creating and implementing award-winning, strategic marketing solutions. Driven by results, DEVENEY uses research to create campaigns that open the dialogue between brands and their key stakeholders. The agency specializes in three practice areas – hospitality, health care and crisis – and delivers results through advertising, public relations and digital marketing. Hospitality clients include national brands, such as Emeril’s Homebase and Bayou Rum/Stoli Group USA. DEVENEY is a leader in travel and tourism, having represented the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau over the last 15 years and the Louisiana Office of Tourism during and following Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill – leading strategic crisis response and proactive reputation management. Health care clients include hospital system LCMC Health and Medicare provider Peoples Health. DEVENEY is also a go-to industry leader for strategic planning and media training sessions, with clients including Aflac, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Partnership for a Healthier America.

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