Austin, TX – October 27, 2017 – Cintra is proud to announce that the PRSA Charlotte chapter selected Jean Leier, Director of Corporate Affairs for Cintra’s I-77 Express Lanes project, as the 2017 Infinity Award recipient. The 2017 Queen City PR Awards were presented on October 25, 2017 at Byron’s Southend.
“I am honored to be recognized by my peers for my work and service in the field of public relations,” Leier said. “It is a privilege to work for a company that knows the importance of strategic public relations in business and is committed to keeping cities moving in a responsible manner.”
This award honors a public relations professional who has demonstrated their commitment to the practice of public relations, accomplished significant achievements during their career and demonstrates the highest standards of ethical conduct in their professional practice.
These individuals have also shown their commitment to the industry through their service to PRSA Charlotte and PRSA, work with community organizations and by offering their expertise and experience to mentor other individuals.
More information can be found at www.prsacharlotte.org/awards/infinity-awards
About Jean Leier
Jean Leier joined I-77 Mobility Partners in Fall 2014 as Director of Corporate Affairs, managing marketing, social responsibility, and community, customer, media and government relations for the project. No stranger to introducing large infrastructure projects to the area, Jean’s prior role was public and community relations manager for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). She worked with the community to bring the first-ever light rail, light rail extension and streetcar lines to Charlotte. Jean is an active PRSA member, having served as chapter president in 2013. She is a former assignment editor for WSOC-TV and holds a degree in Mass Communications from Minnesota State University.