Across a 25-year career, Molly Edwards, known as the “Swiss Army Knife of Communications”, is well known for her expertise in communications, public affairs, business development, marketing, government relations, and community engagement.
Ms. Edwards was formerly the Chief Marketing Officer for Ryley Carlock & Applewhite (RCA), a prominent law firm in the Phoenix and Denver Markets, as well as Marketing Manager for the law firm Polsinelli. Prior to RCA, she served as Public Information Officer for the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She was President her own Public Relations and Governmental Affairs company where she worked proactively with national and international organizations on reaching their political goals. Her clients encompassed everything from law enforcement to the solar and renewables industry.
In 2007, Ms. Edwards received the prestigious award for the Phoenix Business Journals “40 Under 40” for her work in government and community outreach. She also served as a Citizen Diplomat to the State Department in Washington D.C., an Honorary Commander for Luke Air Force Base, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, and is a recent graduate of the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.
Ms. Edwards earned a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and Environmental Design from Arizona State University, as well as currently pursuing her Masters and PhD in Political Science and International Relations from Northern Arizona University.