Susan “Susie” Gilden, account director with rbb Public Relations, brings a broad range of media relations, consumer product marketing and company branding experience to the firm. Throughout her career, she has handled public relations and marketing campaigns for consumer clients – from food and beverage to luxury goods industries — as well as commercial real estate companies.
Over her six years at rbb Susie has managed public relations programs for AmericanAirlines Arena, Ringling Bros., Johnson & Wales University, Starbucks Coffee Company, Adler Group, and the Florida Marlins.
Prior to joining rbb, she was an account executive with G.S. Schwartz & Company, a public relations firm in New York City. There, Susie was responsible for the media relations and measurable public relations results for a celebrity clothing line and several food and beverage companies launching products across the U.S.
Active in the local community, Susie previously served as a committee member of Becca’s Closet and remains active in the charity’s dress bank. Susie also sits on the board as treasurer for the local PRSA chapter.
Susie bleeds orange and blue for the University of Florida, where she received a bachelor’s degree in public relations. In her spare time, Susie explores the local restaurant scene with her husband and considers herself a wanna-be foodie.