Laura Metro

NDPA Board Member

Laura Metro specializes in developing social and traditional media strategy that fosters human connection between people and brands. Her background in public relations, marketing, and life experience provides a unique perspective focused on creative and innovative cost effective marketing and public relations guidance to her clients.

Laura Metro’s career is comprised of both corporate and entrepreneurial marketing/public relations experiences. After graduating from American University with an undergraduate degree in public communications, Laura spent a few years learning health and tech PR at Ketchum Communications with brands like Wyeth-Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.  In her tenure at Ketchum, Laura participated in the launch of Cingular Wireless, Webvan the first online grocery company and, the first online government company. From there, she was recruited by one of Ketchum’s successful senior executives to help start a boutique marketing/public relations firm, The Sage Agency. At Sage, Laura worked on the Marriott account supporting new openings for their select service family of brands.
For the past 11 years, after having children, Laura stayed in the marketing field in a freelance capacity working with a few large corporate organizations, like Tim Hortons. After the non-fatal drowning of her 3 year-old son, Laura started two entrepreneurial cause-related business ventures CPR Party (formerly The C.L.A.Y. Foundation) and WINK Bags.
Personally,  Laura is passionate about water safety and CPR awareness.  She advocates for these causes through public speaking, CPRParty™, being a founding member of Families United To Prevent Drowning and serving on the board of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA). @CPRParty #CPRisGood4TheHeart @nochilddrowns #notonemore
Phone: (301) 802-3655