Natalie is a two-time winner of American Gaming Association’s Public Relations Campaign of the Year and one of a few national PR pros to lead multiple gaming resort launches. She brings nearly 15 years of public relations and marketing experience to Kirvin Doak Communications and specializes in advising luxury travel and lifestyle brands on strategic media relations, content creation, social media efforts and promotions. Natalie has planned and implemented campaigns for resorts, restaurants, entertainment, nightclubs, retail/fashion, adventure experiences, space tourism, nonprofits and more.
Since beginning with Kirvin Doak in 2005, she’s led media relations efforts surrounding the opening of multiple resorts & destinations, including the December 2009 openings ARIA Resort & Casino, Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, Vdara Hotel & Spa and The Shops at Crystals. Additionally, Natalie spearheaded the re-launch of Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi one year after the Hurricane Katrina disaster (2006); MGM Grand Detroit (2007); and the 2012 rebranding and renovation of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. In 2014, she’ll lead public relations efforts surrounding the opening of the Delano Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. A passionate foodie, Natalie works with award-winning restaurants throughout the city helmed by chefs such as Joël Robuchon, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Shawn McClain, Julian Serrano and many others.
Natalie has played a role in the burgeoning private space travel industry, representing clients such as Space Adventures and Zero Gravity Corporation; and also launched Planetary Resources, the world’s first asteroid mining company.
Outside of work, Natalie is a thrill seeker who jumps at the chance for adventures such as sky diving, zero gravity flights, exotic and muscle car road trips and white water rafting.