PRWeek US Power List 2020

The definitive guide to the 50 most powerful players in the communications industry is topped by a Black PR pro for the first time.

The Power List 2020
The Power List 2020

1. Damon
Jones

Procter & Gamble

1. Damon Jones
Procter & Gamble

2. Jay
Carney

Amazon

2. Jay Carney
Amazon

3. Dan
Bartlett

Walmart

3. Dan Bartlett
Walmart

4. Richard
Edelman

Edelman

4. Richard Edelman
Edelman

5. Zenia
Mucha

Disney

5. Zenia Mucha
Disney

6. Nigel
Powell

Nike

6. Nigel Powell
Nike

7. Andy
Polansky

Constituency
Management Group

7. Andy Polansky
Constituency Management Group

8. Kayleigh
McEnany

The White House

8. Kayleigh McEnany
The White House

9. Craig
Buchholz

GM

9. Craig Buchholz
GM

10. Donna
Imperato

BCW

10. Donna Imperato
BCW

11. Frank Shaw

Microsoft

11. Frank Shaw
Microsoft

12. Symone
Sanders

Joe Biden
for President

12. Symone Sanders
Joe Biden for President

13. Gail
Heimann

Weber Shandwick

13. Gail Heimann
Weber Shandwick

14. Nick
Clegg

Facebook

14. Nick Clegg
Facebook

15. Corey
duBrowa

Google

15. Corey duBrowa
Google

16. Melissa
Brotz

Abbott Laboratories

16. Melissa Brotz
Abbott Laboratories

17. Janine
Pelosi

Zoom

17. Janine Pelosi
Zoom

18. Amy
Flood

Gilead Sciences

18. Amy Flood
Gilead Sciences

19. John
Saunders

FleishmanHillard

19.John Saunders
FleishmanHillard

20. Sally
Susman

Pfizer

20. Sally Susman
Pfizer

21. Rachel
Whetstone

Netflix

21. Rachel Whetstone
Netflix

22. Larry
Solomon

AT&T

22. Larry Solomon
AT&T

23. Rhonda
Spears Bell

National Urban League

23. Rhonda Spears Bell
National Urban League

24. Rachel
Konrad

Impossible Foods

24. Rachel Konrad
Impossible Foods

25. Hilary
McQuaide

TikTok

25. Hilary McQuaide
TikTok

26. Patricia
O'Hayer

RB

26. Patricia O'Hayer
RB

27. Michael
Sneed

Johnson & Johnson

27. Michael Sneed
Johnson & Johnson

28. Kristal
Howard

Kroger

28. Kristal Howard
Kroger

29. Bea
Perez

Coca-Cola

29. Bea Perez
Coca-Cola

30. Matt
Neale

Golin

30. Matt Neale
Golin

31. Jim
Weiss

W2O

31. Jim Weiss
W2O

32. Torod
Neptune

Lenovo

32. Torod Neptune
Lenovo

33. Melissa
Waggener Zorkin

WE

33. Melissa Waggener Zorkin
WE

34. Mark
Truby

Ford Motor Company

34. Mark Truby
Ford Motor Company

35. Dave
Jorgenson

The Washington Post

35. Dave Jorgenson
The Washington Post

36. Katie
Boylan

Target

36. Katie Boylan
Target

37. Brandon
Borrman

Twitter

37. Brandon Borrman
Twitter

38. Diana
Littman

MSL

38. Diana Littman
MSL

39. Fernando
Machado

Restaurant Brands
International

39. Fernando Machado
Restaurant Brands International

40. Barby
Siegel

Zeno Group

40. Barby Siegel
Zeno Group

41. Michael
McNally

Lego

41. Michael McNally
Lego

42. Margery
Kraus

APCO Worldwide

42. Margery Kraus
APCO Worldwide

43. Scott
Allison

Allison+Partners

43. Scott Allison
Allison+Partners

44. Pearl
Gabel

State of New Jersey

44. Pearl Gabel
State of New Jersey

45. Kim
Hunter

The Lagrant Foundation

45. Kim Hunter
The Lagrant Foundation

46. James
Gleeson

SpaceX

46. James Gleeson
SpaceX

47. Elizabeth
Jarvis-Shean

DoorDash

47. Elizabeth Jarvis-Shean
DoorDash

48. Emma
Tully

Savage X Fenty

48. Emma Tully
Savage X Fenty

49. Dale
Bornstein

M Booth

49. Dale
Bornstein M Booth

50. Nathan
Allebach

Allebach
Communications

50. Nathan Allebach
Allebach Communications

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