Holli Keyser is the communications and media relations director at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver campus. In this role, she plans, creates and implements a variety of internal and external campus communications and public relations initiatives. Holli also serves as a representative for the campus in the community and builds partnerships with key stakeholders to enhance the university’s profile.
Before coming to Johnson & Wales University, Holli was the public relations specialist at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. She also was instrumental in elevating the Chamber’s commitment to military veteran issues and initiatives. In this capacity, Holli managed the Chamber’s partnership for the University of Colorado-Denver for the CU Boots to Suits program, helping veteran military students transition from the classroom to the workforce. A proud champion of military and veteran affairs, Holli currently volunteers as the John S. Stewart VFW Post 1 Public Affairs Officer, assisting the organization with public and media relations.
Prior to joining the Chamber in 2009, Holli served as the public outreach coordinator and administrative support supervisor for the City of Fort Collins, Streets Department. During her six years at the city, she was the special assistant to the superintendent, supervised support staff and oversaw the department’s community relations.
Holli received her B.A. in Technical Journalism with a Minor in German from Colorado State University. She has published several works in national industry magazines, was a guest columnist for the Fort Collins Coloradoan and is involved with the Public Relations Society of America-Colorado Chapter. A Colorado native, Holli enjoys the outdoor amenities of the state with her husband, David, and two daughters, Amelie and Elise.