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Public relations executive

Ellen Beth Crane, American public relations executive. Recipient Silver Spur award Texas Public Relations Association, 1992, Golden Image award Florida Public Relations Association, 1989, Gold Pinnacle award Home Builders Association, 1988.


Crane, Ellen Beth was born on March 14, 1959 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Daughter of Donald Paul Crane and Barbara Lois (Coan) Crane Nickerson.


Bachelor in Journalism, University Georgia, 1981.


Employee communications associate Aluminum Company of America, Pittsburgh, 1981-1984. Freelance writer GTE Data Services, Tampa, Florida, 1984. Public affairs representative Seminole Electrical Cooperative, 1984-1985.

Account executive Hill and Knowlton, Inc., 1985-1987. Director public relations The Barbar Group, Boca Raton, Florida, 1987-1990. Senior representative corporation communications The Automated Meter Reading Corporation, Dallas/Fort Worth, 1990-1991, senior representative community relations, 1991-1993.

Director community relations Tripp, Scott, Conklin & Smith, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1993.


Member auction committee Dallas Heart Ball, 1991. Member Better Business Bureau Contributions Group, 1991. Board directors New World Aquarium, Fort Lauderdale, since 1993.

Fundraising committee member MediVan/Elderly Interest Fund, since 1994. Member Broward Womens' Alliance, Leadership Boca Raton, since 1988, Leadership Palm Beach, since 1989. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited, program chair environmental section 1992, Gulfstream chapter vice president 1989, director 1990), National Law Firm Marketing Association (education committee since 1993), Golden Key.


  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, weight-lifting.


Donald Paul Crane Nickerson

Barbara Lois (Coan) Crane Nickerson