Our Team

Genna Cavanaugh

Genna Cavanaugh


 Sarah Cornelius

Sarah Cornelius



Gabrielle Gibert

Gabrielle Gibert


Wendy Graves

Wendy Graves


Dawn Jakutowicz

Dawn Jakutowicz


 Karen Marchese

Karen Marchese


Robert Matzen

Robert Matzen


Sheryl Robertson

Sheryl Robertson


Elizabeth Waickman

Elizabeth Waickman


Amelia Williams

Amelia Williams


 Thearon Williams

Thearon Williams


Contracting with us

Commercial and non-profit entities can contract with Akoya directly for services based on our Professional Rates. Contact genna@akoyaonline.com to discuss your communications needs and to develop a scope of service and quotation.

Federal agencies can contract for Akoya services through the U.S. General Services Administration, under GSA professional Services Schedule (PSS), Akoya Contract No. GS-00F-162CA. See our capabilities. Interested in a sole-source contract with a woman-owned small business  (WOSB) or an economically disadvantaged WOSB? See How to Sole Source Akoya.

Commonwealth agencies and suppliers can contract for Akoya services through the Department of General Services under Creative Services Schedule 4400008677, Akoya Contract No. 440014970.  PA eMarketplace
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Disruptive Health Technology Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

2015 Communicator Award of Distinction, Nonprofit Annual Report

2015 Communicator Award of Distinction, Annual Report Copy/Writing

Greater Pittsburgh Area Food Bank

MarCom Gold Award, Marketing/Promotion Campaign

U.S. Department of Defense—Defense Health Agency

2017 MarCom Gold Award, Benefits/HR Campaign, for Puget Sound Military Health System campaign for awareness and recapture of care

2017 MarCom Gold Award, Feature Article, for “D-Day through the eyes of a combat medic, 73 years later”

2017 MarCom Honorable Mention, for Military Health System inaugural National Nurses Week campaign

2018 MarCom Platinum Award, for Military Health System National Nurses Week Celebration

2018 MarCom Gold Award, Feature Article, for “African-American D-Day veterans recall battlefield contributions, conflicts at home”

2018 MarCom Gold Award, Web Content Writing, for “Let’s talk about sex, occupational therapist says”

2018 MarCom Honorable Mention, Feature Article, for “The journey to military nursing is different for all”

2018 MarCom Honorable Mention, News Article, for “Deep vein thrombosis: what you need to know”

2020 MarCom Platinum Award, Marketing/Promotion Campaign, Military Health System Nurses Week Toolkit

U.S. Department of Energy

2014 Communicator Award of Distinction, Video, for “Transforming the Lighting Landscape: L Prize PAR38 Competition”

2020 MarCom Honorable Mention, Black History Month Social Media Campaign

2020 MarCom Gold Award, Twitter Launch Social Media Campaign


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

2014 Communicator Award of Excellence, Integrated Campaign for Social Responsibility, for “Rethink Veterans”

2012 VA Certificate of Appreciation for exceptional services

2012 Bronze Telly for “You Served, You Deserve”

2010 VA Ace Achievement Award for “Health Campaign Poster Series”

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2014 PR Daily’s Nonprofit PR Award, Best Membership/Recruiting Campaign, for WPFL Hospital Organ Donation Campaign

2012 Communicator Award of Excellence, Video, Motivation, for “Let Life Bloom”

2012 Communicator Award of Excellence, Video, Recruitment, for “Let Life Bloom”

The Midwife Center for Birth & Women’s Health

2017 MarCom Gold Award, Fundraising Campaign Report


2005 New York Festivals Finalist Award (Government) for “Dreams of Aviation”

2005 Bronze Telly Award (Government Relations) for “Dreams of Aviation”

2005 Gold Aurora Award (Convention/Exhibition) for “Dreams of Aviation”

2005 Gold Aurora Award (Aerospace) for “Dreams of Aviation”

2005 Silver Crystal Vision Award (Aviation) for “Dreams of Aviation”