2015 “Milestones in Mentoring” Honorees


The Plank Center is proud to have honored the following remarkable individuals who have demonstrated the power of leadership through mentoring:

2015 Honorees

  • LegacyTom Hoog, vice chairman, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • ExecutiveHeide Gardner, senior vice president, chief diversity and inclusion officer, Interpublic Group
  • CorporateDave Samson, general manager, public affairs, Chevron Corporation
  • AgencyBarri Rafferty, senior partner and CEO, North America, Ketchum
  • EducatorDr. Glen T. Cameron, professor, University of Missouri
  • Young ProfessionalDanny Rubin, vice president, Rubin Communications Group


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Grants & Awards


The following links provide information about some organizations that provide funding for public relations projects.

  • Rotary International
  • The Page Center
  • PRSA Foundation
  • Awards

    The following links provide information on some of the industry's awards for achievement in public relations practice.