ShanRae Hawkins FOUNDER
With more than 20 years of experience in public involvement, marketing communications, public relations, branding, crisis communications, and event planning, ShanRae Hawkins leads StingRay Communications in creating strategies that translate into client success. Her work crosses national and international boundaries for both consumer marketing and B2B. In addition to being an accomplished marketer, ShanRae conducts company retreats and leadership workshops to teach others how to get the most out of their brands.
ShanRae Hawkins leads StingRay Communications in creating strategies that translate into client success.
Prior to establishing StingRay Communications, ShanRae served as Director of Marketing for two of Central Oregon’s signature developments: the Old Mill District/Les Schwab Amphitheater and Sunriver Resort. She was also the Senior Account Supervisor for DVA Advertising, where she led clients like Mt. Bachelor, Central Oregon Visitors Association, Oxford Hotels, Hayden Homes, and the Ashland Chamber of Commerce. Before moving to Central Oregon, ShanRae traveled the world working for New Holland Credit Company and the Foreign Agriculture Service.
ShanRae’s passions are numerous: she loves riding horses, hiking, mountain biking, competing in triathlons, being a 4-H leader and exploring every inch of Central Oregon. Her greatest passion is raising her two young boys alongside her husband on their seven-acre farm in Central Oregon.
"There is something about ShanRae that invites everyone to befriend her, a great asset when organizing multiple community partners. She is an excellent communicator who organizes and problem solves effectively, gets things done on time, and brings great passion to creating successful events."
- Lizzi Katz, Community Education & Survivorship Coordinator, St. Charles Cancer Center