We want to be a dynamic member of your team - someone you can turn to whenever you need an extra set of hands. Started in the spring of 2008 by principal Mel Gold, Gold Standard PR continues to offer a personalized level of service. Whether it's for a short-term project or a fully-integrated ongoing communications program, every effort is crafted on the foundation of a strategic plan that delivers results and builds the right kind of buzz in all the right circles.
After years working in large agencies and boutique public relations firms in Washington, DC, and New York City, Mel Gold became an independent PR consultant in 2008, establishing Gold Standard PR. Throughout her diverse career, she has lent her voice and skills to campaigns for a range of clients including the US Treasury Department, Xerox, Unilever, and Chiquita International, among many others including the Loudoun Medical Group, The Neighborhood Restaurant Group, Food & Friends, 3 Stars Brewing, The Beef Checkoff, DC Beer Week, Hill Country Barbecue Market, and Visit Fairfax. Her current clients include DC Brau Brewing Company, 1905 Bistro & Bar, Bar Pilar, Cafe Saint-Ex, El Camino, and McClellan's Retreat, among others. Blissfully, Mel's personal passion for food, beer and wine has dovetailed nicely into her professional life.