Our Team

Jamie B. Estes

Founder & PRESIDENT

Jamie B. Estes is the founder and president of Estes Public Relations, a boutique firm that specializes in media relations, social media, events and brand awareness of products, people and places. With offices in Louisville and Charleston and clients in more than 14 markets around the country, Estes Public Relations is an established name in culinary, beverage, hospitality and lifestyle public relations.

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Sallie Greco

Senior Account Executive

Sallie Greco joined Estes Public Relations in 2016 as a public relations associate. Versatile, organized and enthusiastic, she worked her way up to an account executive in 2018, and recently accepted a senior account executive position in March 2020. With over a decade of experience in public relations, public speaking, creative writing and project management, Sallie has a proven track record of establishing strong media and client relationships through efficient forms of communication.

Tracy Green

Senior Account Executive

Tracy Green joined Estes Public Relations in 2017 with 16 years of experience in print journalism and public relations. She has a thirst (pun intended) for knowledge and is constantly learning more about ingredients, products, techniques and trends. A certified bourbon steward, she can tell you about the sour mash method while simultaneously converting a recipe from grams. She’s worked on award-winning projects at Estes Public Relations like KMAC Couture, the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Louisville.

Kaitie Cothron

Account Executive 

Kaitie Cothron joined Estes Public Relations in 2018 after more than a decade in television news. After stops in Florida and Washington D.C., her transition to public relations comes full circle upon returning to Louisville, where her television career began. 

Tammie Franck

Culinary Consultant

Tammie Franck has over 30 years of public relations experience in the retail, culinary, restaurant and hospitality fields. She has assisted her clients in winning national awards including a James Beard Foundation Best Chef. Franck has obtained national coverage for her clients in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Food & Wine and Bon Appétit. Franck holds an MBA with a marketing, public relations and advertising focus from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University. Her culinary training was obtained at La Varenne in Paris.

Brittany Stewart

Public Relations Associate

A Louisville native and graduate of the University of Georgia, Brittany Stewart rejoins Estes Public Relations after moving back to the Bluegrass State in 2021. She spent a collective five years living in New York City and Austin where she worked as a fashion sales and PR account manager, and a marketing manager and assistant buyer for an interiors store, respectively. Brittany brings a strong writing background, keen creative eye, and valuable social media expertise to the team.