​Fertile Ground Communications

Portland, Oregon


Tel: 503-860-6351

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Corporate Communications

Press releases:

Press releases:

Intranet stories:

Social media:

Building Responsibly Social Media Plan 

News stories:

Otak submits land use application for Portland’s latest architectural innovation

(and all other posts on the Otak blog from March 2018-June 2019)



Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship Reports:
(report was fully online, but only PDFs available now)


Thought leadership articles (ghostwritten or edited):

Press releases:​

Intranet stories:



CH2M’s Collaboration with  The Nature Conservancy (fact sheet)

Corporate citizenship


Water For People employee giving campaign:

Bridges to Prosperity employee volunteer trips:

STEM education:


Other CH2M Foundation news:

Major gifts to universities:




World Environment Center Gold Medal Award:


Personal Award Samples:

Additional Communications

Company Awards

World Environment Center Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

American Consulting Engineers Council Oregon, Washington, and national awards

Environmental Business Journal/Climate Change Business Journal awards

American Public Works Association awards

APEX (communications) awards

Awards for Colleagues

Corporate Eco Forum Amazon Leadership Program (wrote applications)

Daily Journal of Commerce Women of Vision Awards

Daily Journal of Commerce Phenoms Under 40 Awards

CH2M HILL CEO Excellence Awards

Awards I've Won

Two APEX Grand Awards

Three Awards for Publications Excellence

International Association of Business Communications (IABC) Bronze Beacon Awards of Excellence

IABC Bronze Beacon Awards of Merit