Fionix Consulting LLC

About Our Founder, Jessica Martin Graham, APR

Jessica Graham

For 25 years, Jessica Martin Graham, APR has designed and led strategic communications and community outreach initiatives for a wide range of organizations in a variety of industries, including retail, telecommunications, and education. She’s an award-winning communications professional with experience in virtually every aspect of public relations, and is highly successful in designing and implementing creative campaigns and programs, utilizing strategic partnerships and key relationships. She has a strong project management background, with years of experience handling multiple projects and issues simultaneously. As a change agent, she has extensive experience redefining under-performing teams and refocusing team efforts, resulting in successful outcomes.


Awards

  • 50 Most Influential Women • Mecklenburg Times • 2015
  • Stanley Frank Class Award • Leadership North Carolina • 2014
  • Infinity Award • Public Relations Society of America Charlotte Chapter • 2013
  • Silver Anvil (Community Relations) • Public Relations Society of America • 2008
  • Beacon Award (Community Relations) • Association of Cable Communicators • 2008
  • Beacon Award (Customers) • Association of Cable Communicators • 2004
  • Crisis Communications Plan • MarCom Creative Award • 2004 
  • Best Festival • Carolinas International Special Events Society • 1996, 1997, 2000
Reputation Management Badge

Community & Professional Leadership

  • Board of Directors • Dress for Success Charlotte • 2015 - Present
  • Board of Advisors • Hands on Charlotte • 2013 - 2016
  • Charlotte Chapter Board of Directors • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation • 2003 – 2009
    ° President of the Board •  2006 - 2008
  • Board of Directors • Classroom Central • 2002 – 2009
    ° President of the Board • 2007
  • Mecklenburg County Council Executive Board • Boy Scouts of America • 2010 - 2015
    ° Annual Dinner Logistics Chair • 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • Leadership Charlotte Class XIX
  • Leadership North Carolina Class XXI • Board Member/Alumni Co-Chair since 2014
  • Women Executives of Charlotte • Member since 2014
  • Public Relations Society of America • Member since 1992
    ° Co-Chair • PRSA National Governance Committee • 2016 - Present
    ° Member • PRSA National Volunteer Leadership Task Force • 2008
    ° President of the PRSA Southeast District • 2006
    ° President of the Board of Directors • PRSA Charlotte Chapter • 2003