Business PR that helps build your business.

Crenshaw is a “best of breed” New York PR agency offering creative, customized business public relations campaigns designed to help companies grow.

We’re proud to be a member of the PR Council and a partner in Public Relations Organisation International, the leading international network of independent agencies.

  • Founder 

    Dorothy Crenshaw

    Dorothy Crenshaw has provided the inspiration and initiative behind a range of high-profile and award-winning campaigns for clients, including those in technology, retail, consumer products, and health promotion.

    Before opening her namesake agency, Dorothy was President of Stanton Crenshaw Communications, which she helped build into a premier mid-sized New York PR agency over 13 years. Earlier she was Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Worldwide Consumer Marketing at the PR unit of Grey Advertising. Prior to Grey, she was with Edelman Worldwide. An industry influencer, Dorothy speaks frequently on brand-building, marketing to women, and brand reputation topics. She currently serves on the Board of Charity Navigator and The American Marketing Association New York. Dorothy was named one of the industry’s 100 Most Powerful Women by PR Week. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Along with her husband and daughter, Dorothy is proud to be a resident of New York City.

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  • Partner 

    Chris Harihar

    With deep expertise in business and tech media relations, Chris is able to counsel clients at a high level while maintaining hands-on involvement in media relations and content strategy. He has developed and run highly successful programs for leading B2B and tech brands, from Verizon Media/Yahoo and DoubleVerify to Signal AI, IDG (now Foundry), and WeTransfer.

    Chris has handled successful media relations programs for CafePress, Airbnb, Getty Images, foursquare, OpenTable,, Fast Company, IDG, Kantar Media, and Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG). He also has impressive experience developing social media campaigns for a number of leading not-for-profits, including Susan G. Komen and the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund. He received his masters in communications from the University of Washington, and his bachelors from the University of Massachusetts. A native of New Jersey, Chris now lives in New York City and enjoys spending his time watching baseball games at Yankee Stadium and enjoying the company of his young family.

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  • Vice President 

    Sasha Dookhoo

    Sasha Dookhoo brings a wealth of technology PR experience to Crenshaw, offering deep expertise in SaaS, AI/ML, enterprise tech, cleantech, fintech, blockchain, telco, security, manufacturing and mobile. She has directed many successful campaigns for clients and is also known for her mentorship of other team members and skill in guiding them to new career heights. She works closely with clients to determine what differentiates them from competitors to create a tactical media relations strategy. Sasha excels in building long-term client relations while delivering high-impact results such as top-tier mainstream and technology coverage for clients.

    Sasha earned her masters in Mass Communication and bachelors in Public Relations with double minors in Marketing and English writing from the University of Central Florida . She was named a Rising PR Star 30 and Under 30 by PR News, MAIPer to Watch by 4A’s MAIP, and a 30 Under 30 award winner by the UCF Alumni Association. Sasha currently lives in Gainesville, FL with her husband.

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  • Chief of Staff 

    Anna Julow Roolf

    A natural communicator and skilled operations professional, Anna is passionate about bridging the gap between creativity and technology. She brings over a decade of experience in the B2B PR industry, including leadership roles in agency and SaaS startup environments. In addition to her work leading company operations, Anna has led PR efforts and overseen integrated marketing campaigns for brands like Act-On and Zoom.

    Prior to joining Crenshaw Communications, Anna served as the SVP of Operations and People for SaaS startup Propel PRM. She also held leadership roles at BLASTmedia, where she helped scale the B2B SaaS PR agency to over 60 employees. Anna graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in Marketing. She is a Butler University CaPS Advisory Board Member and currently serves as the Director of Operations & Research for the PRSA Hoosier Chapter. Anna resides just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and daughters.

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  • Director 

    Patrice Gamble

    Patrice is a highly effective public relations leader with a passion for crafting compelling brand narratives and highly curated small and large-scale events that support her clients’ overarching business goals. She has successfully overseen the development and implementation of a wide array of strategic media relations campaigns for emerging and established brands including corporate reveals, product launches, venture capital funding, mergers & acquisitions, and more. A thoughtful strategist and writer extraordinaire, Patrice has also expertly managed thought leadership programs for executive-level leaders to successfully position them as innovators in their respective fields.

    She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from William Paterson University and a Masters of Science (M.S.) in Corporate Communications and Public Relations from New York University.

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General Application

We’re always looking to add talented PR professionals to our team of content, media, and insights specialists.

Looking to make a change, but don’t see an open job that aligns with your talents? We still want to hear from you. Fill out a general application and we’ll reach out when we have an opening that may align with your skills and experience.

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