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With 25 years of experience in the public relations and marketing industry, Sarah and her team at Connected Communications, formerly known as Sarah Thornton Public Relations, have represented a variety of clients both locally and nationally. Her work in media relations has garnered millions of dollars’ worth of earned news placements for her clients.

Sarah’s boutique firm has grown since opening in Las Vegas in 2007. Her team works with clients in Las Vegas and other major markets including Southern California, Phoenix and Denver.

The firm specializes in working with Las Vegas based companies in the professional services, real estate and health care industries. Having worked with the country’s top developers throughout her career, Sarah is one of the top real estate PR experts in Nevada. Her passion for construction and development is rooted in successful tenures at Southern Nevada’s largest master plan developer and the valley’s largest construction equipment dealership. While working with Del Webb Corporation, she garnered more news coverage in her first quarter than the company had ever received to that date. Her work with Del Webb earned the company an average 20 million news impressions per month.

Whether launching new businesses or planning community outreach campaigns, Sarah’s team is tenacious in its desire to help clients achieve their business goals.

The firm’s current clients include ASCAYA, Ascent Multifamily Accounting, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, FEA Consulting Engineers, Lake Las Vegas, Naqvi Injury Law, Naylor & Braster Attorneys At Law, Reflection Bay Golf Club, studio g ARCHITECTURE, luxus DESIGN BUILDTMC FinancingWestCorp Management Group and Home365 Property Management.

Sarah is an active member of the community and currently serves as an advisory board member for Cure 4 The Kids Foundation. She recently concluded a two-year commitment on the Board of Directors for Kenzi’s Causes. She has also served on the board of directors for the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Las Vegas and Colorado chapters and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Las Vegas and Colorado chapters. She volunteers with the Clark County Bar Association’s (Las Vegas) Community Service committee and has volunteered with the National Association of Women Business Owners-Southern Nevada. In 2011, Sarah was named Public Relations Principal of the Year at the Electronic Media Awards. Most recently, Clark County Bar Association named Sarah the 2018 Volunteer of the Year.

Sarah received her bachelors in communication studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and currently serves as a liaison for its Alumni Association. Sarah was awarded Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America, a distinction held by only 15 percent of public relations professionals within the society’s global membership.

Success Without Stress

Gordon Miles
“Success without stress. Sarah and her team can handle any situation. They analyze opportunities, get feedback from our team and make smart recommendations to move forward. When her team is handling a project, I am confident knowing that it is under control and moving forward.”
~ Gordon Miles, President & COO of Americana Holdings (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties)

Absolute Pleasure

Ivan Sher

“Sarah is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is the best at what she does, she over delivers, and does so with class and style. I would recommend using Sarah to anybody who is looking for excellent results with their PR. She’s simply the best!”
~ Ivan Sher, Broker, The Ivan Sher Group, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Tremendous Success

Darin

“I really like the fact that this is not a big firm…you get more personalized attention. Sarah has a great insight into the real estate industry and this has contributed to our tremendous success with public relations. It has paid off tremendously.”
~ Darin Marques, Former Sales Consultant at Ascaya

Stand Out From the Crowd

“In this day and age, public relations is a necessity, especially for a new business.  When John and I started our law firm in July 2014, we knew we needed a public relations person who could help us stand out from the crowd.  Sarah has done that and more.  Through the past year and a half, Sarah has assisted us immensely in highlighting our strengths, legal experience, and those attributes that distinguish us from other local attorneys.  She is readily available and enthusiastic about the projects at hand – whether it be finding us the right “fit” in community organizations or giving last minute feedback on proposed advertising.”
~ Jennifer Braster, Managing Partner. Naylor & Braster, Attorneys at Law

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Personal Connection

“Connected Communications goes far beyond what is typically provided by a public
relations organization.  Sarah and her staff have become part of our mission and our day to day existence.  The connection is personal – by creating new opportunities, utilizing connections and continually checking in to make sure our values are respected and our goals are being met.  Sarah Thornton Public Relations cares about improving education in Nevada by nurturing Family to Family Connection, as if it were their very own.”
~ Dianne Farkas, M.S., Executive Director, Family to Family Connection

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