Paul Brady, Founder
As a veteran public relations and marketing communications professional, Paul dedicates himself to raising the bar on standards for how companies communicate with the world.
With more than 15 years of experience in ushering new companies and products to market, he’s helped established players redefine their space and ushered startups in their mission to break ground in new arenas. His counsel and implementation has made a monumental impact across the games, consumer tech, B2B tech, mobile and consumer spaces. He launched the world’s most popular game Candy Crush Saga and shepherded its maker King to its record breaking $7 billion IPO. He also helped Pinterest break into new categories like travel, men’s interest and more, while overseeing the efforts that introduced USA Network into the digital entertainment and games arenas.
Paul ensures Carve is in a league above and beyond its global competition, while helping its clients grow and enable entire industries to bloom. Although he was raised in Austin, Texas, it was the city’s large games, VR and tech industries, as well as the many high-profile thought leaders and events like SXSW inspired him to base the agency here. He sees his team as family and treats them like entrepreneurs instead of staff and only brings clients on board the team will have a strong connection with.
Paul has lived in New York, Los Angeles and Denver and has traveled to more than 30 countries, but his heart is in Austin. He loves the energy, creativity and soul of the city as it offers one of the richest cultures he’s seen. He is an avid rock climber and fly fisherman and has traveled to Thailand, Indonesia, Africa, Spain, Mexico and beyond to climb at world-class destinations.
Brittany is a seasoned PR and marketing communications pro with over a decade of experience. Having worked at both a national PR agency and in-house at a high-growth social media software company, she has served technology companies ranging from startups to global corporations. She prides herself on her ability to generate brand equity and leadership positioning through to post-launch for clients.
A results-driven strategist with a passion for bringing emerging companies to market, she loves telling a company’s story, sharing in the excitement of their news and driving visibility for businesses coming to market with innovative solutions to tough problems.
Brittany finds herself constantly inspired by the challenge to understand the needs of a particular target market and create a brand that resonates with that audience. Always on a quest to find out what’s unique about a company or specific announcement, she delights in the opportunity to creatively share a story in a way that makes stakeholders and media care. Brittany joined Carve as a steadfast supporter of its mission to set new standards in public relations and believes there’s no other agency with a team as talented, fun loving, smart and driven.
A wannabe foodie who lives in Austin with her husband and two small boys, Brittany is grateful for the city’s amazing selection of restaurants and loves its thriving startup scene. She’s also a college basketball fanatic and an avid soccer player.
With more than fifteen years of experience and based in Austin, TX, Amy specializes in all aspects of communication, from media relations and executive communications to corporate storytelling and internal communications. Amy is passionate about driving results that move the needle and make a direct impact on business outcomes.
Amy began her career in San Francisco working for The OutCast Agency and clients such as Salesforce.com, Yahoo!, Dell, and Intuit. Later, she moved to Ubisoft, where she oversaw media relations programs for top-priority video game franchises, gaining experience in celebrity and consumer public relations. She then joined the PR firm SutherlandGold as a director, managing communication programs for funded Silicon Valley startups.
After moving to Austin, Amy led high-visibility integrated marketing campaigns such as STEM and 5G for NI (National Instruments). She managed NI's Global Public Affairs program, which included community relations, government affairs, and STEM-focused thought leadership programs.
Amy now leads marketing communication and PR programs for non-profit, startup, and corporate organizations. True to her passion, Amy works closely with clients to hone in on communication strategies that make a direct impact on business goals and outcomes.
Before joining the Carve Communications team, Jessica was a principal media and analyst relations lead at NI (formerly National Instruments) where she managed global communication efforts for their 5G wireless communications campaign and automotive test campaign. She also spent a number of years at global PR firm WE, representing clients such as AMD, Vignette, Austin City Limits Music Festival and more.
A natural storyteller, Amber has more than ten years of PR and communications experience working for a variety of industries including technology, games and non-profits. Bringing both agency and in-house experience to her role, she derives immense satisfaction from seeing clients’ excitement as they garner media coverage or land speaking opportunities.
From pitching media on upcoming news to running speaker campaigns and influencer programs, Amber is always ready to dig deep and craft messages that resonate. She loves learning about our diverse range of clients and telling the stories behind the products, technology or games that drive their success.
A team player who puts 100 percent into everything she does, Amber wakes up every day excited to work with her colleagues who have become more like family. Amber lives in Tacoma, WA with her husband, daughter and sheltie. She is also a travel enthusiast who has been to more than 22 countries and counts Stockholm, Belize and New York City among her favorite destinations.