|TOP DOG COMMUNICATION||
Firm Advisor - Dr. Rebecca Gilliland, APR
Rebecca Gilliland is the advisor for Top Dog Communication. She is a Distinguished Professor of Service Learning and an Associate Professor of Communication at UIndy, as well as advisor to the PRSSA chapter. Rebecca enjoys spending time with her children, playing and watching sports, and being outdoors.
Account Executive - Marissa Beck
Marissa Beck is a senior majoring in communication with a focus in public relations. She has also minored in visual communication design. She thoroughly enjoys working with people and finding her passion through her work. This will be her third semester in Top Dog Communication and her first semester as fundraising chair for PRSSA. When she is not at school or work, she loves hanging out with family and friends She also loves helping out on the family farm and practicing her photography skills. After college, Marissa wants to work at a firm or a non-profit that she is passionate about and can continue to grow at.
Account Executive: Sophie Watson
Sophie Watson is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations and journalism and a minor in business administration. This is Sophie’s 3rd year in Top Dog Communication, and she previous held the roles of Account Associate and Senior Copywriter. She also has held marketing, PR and communication roles at The Reflector Newspaper, Live Nation, Raybourn Group International and THE PLAID AGENCY.
Firm Director- Bailey Timmers
Bailey Timmers is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations from Cincinnati, Ohio. This is her sixth semester in Top Dog Communication, previously working on campaigns for SoIndy, The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra and The Indiana Library Federation. This fall, Bailey is interning at Dittoe Public Relations to further her experience in the field. Bailey is a proud member of PRSSA and enjoys networking with her peers who are also in UIndy's chapter. In her free time, Bailey loves exploring Indianapolis and spending time with friends and family. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in corporate PR.
Account Executive - Jordan Nussear
Jordan Nussear is a senior marketing major and communication minor from Fort Wayne, Indiana. This is her third semester in Top Dog, and her past clients include the Baxter YMCA and Inspired Content. Jordan has previously interned at the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and Hirons. She is also currently the president of UIndy Circle K. In her free time, Jordan enjoys reading, painting and hoarding plants.
Account Executive - Kayla Prather
Kayla Prather is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations. This is her third year in Top Dog Communication. In the past, she has worked with the Indiana Library Federation and the Indianapolis Irish Cultural Council. Recently, she finished a summer internship at Scott Air Force Base in their Public Affairs department for the 932nd Airlift Wing Building. Kayla is also a member of PRSSA. In her free time she likes to hang out with friends, read and explore.