Keri Gee Barnett of Huntington Beach recently earned the highest
honor in the public relations profession in Orange County -- the
Distinguished Service Award for individual public relations person of
The award was presented by the Orange County chapter of the Public
Relations Society of America before a group of nearly 300 public
relations professionals, who gave her a standing ovation at the
Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin.
Barnett, a Southern California native, who has lived for the last
20 years in Huntington Beach, is the owner of Pridea, a public
relations and professional speaking agency.
The Legacy Award program she created for Ilona & Company at ReMax
Real Estate Services to recognize family-run businesses is now an
annual tradition in Huntington Beach.
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