Please Welcome Our Newest All Volunteer, Executive Judges


Catriona Harris, CEO of Uproar PR 

Catriona Harris is the co-founder and partner of Uproar PR, which she started in 2011 as a result of recognizing the need for cutting-edge, fast paced PR and social media campaigns. Since its inception, Uproar PR has displayed record growth with nearly 600 percent across its client roster and team members, and is now an international company with four offices in prominent media markets. 


Brian Abner, Market Research Group LLC

As an Economist and strategist, Brian conducts market studies nationally and internationally. Brian also builds solid growth strategies helping business owners successfully reach their goals. He is a contributing write for American City Business Journal (Biz Journal) and been published in trade resources including Banking New York, American Bankers Association and others.


Jennifer Colletti-Membreno, WaterAid

In her role as Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships at WaterAid, Jennifer works with companies at all levels (from small and medium sized enterprises to multinational corporations), to achieve a simple shared goal: providing water, sanitation, and hygiene education (WASH) for those around the world without access to these basic human rights. 

Jane Barwis, BRG Communications

As an industry veteran, Jane Barwis has been a leading PR professional for more than twenty-five years and a skilled media resource on PR/Marketing industry trends. Jane launched BRG Communications in 2001 to achieve her vision of an agency built on talent, flexibility, uncommon performance and results. Under her leadership, BRG has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as a “Hot 100” company to watch, named the “Fastest Growing Communications Agency in the Country” by PR Week, and consistently recognized by multiple industry organizations for the creative and strategic work they do on behalf of clients.