WE are the Difference

We put our 35 years of combined experience and editorial relationships to work for you, creating authentic engagement and growing your brand’s presence.

By establishing deep connections with each of our clients and immersing ourselves in the brand, we bring the same passion and drive to see your business succeed as founders and employees. That knowledge and understanding helps us create effective strategies and newsworthy content journalists and influencers are craving.

We want to be your long-term partner, whether it’s project based or year-round PR management. Think of us as a true extension of your business - we collaborate with your internal teams to develop focused narratives across all platforms and maximize exposure. With Comm Oddities, you get senior level expertise, tenacious execution and our entrepreneurial spirit.


Katy

Co-founder


One of the leading consumer public relations strategists in the U.S., Katy Michael Is an award-winning communicator who has made a distinct mark leading or partnering with a diverse collection of a-list consumer brands.

The former vice president of global communications at Crocs, Inc. where she led all communications efforts for the footwear innovator, Michael has more than 15 years of integrated communications experience, including leadership roles at Build-A-Bear Workshop and FleishmanHillard, one of the world’s largest communications firms.

A mother of three, Michael is a noted lifestyle expert who has been featured on The Food Network, The View and media markets across the U.S., including Chicago, Dallas, New York City and Denver where she serves as the lifestyle contributor for FOX-TV Denver.

Jenn

Co-founder


Jenn McFerron Sloan spent 17 years working as a journalist and live television producer at stations in Kansas City, Phoenix and Denver. In news, she fostered a love for creative storytelling and learned how to think fast, react faster and always adapt.

In her most recent role at FOX 31 & CH2 in Denver, McFerron Sloan produced an advertising based program, working with hundreds of businesses – big and small, local and national – to create targeted messages that resonated with audiences across all platforms. With creative content and innovative approaches, she helped them bring in new business and maintain steady growth. She was seen as an extension of their marketing teams, and developed a unique skill set which maximized her strengths – creating content that matters, thinking strategically, project management, and building long-term client relationships.

A graduate of the prestigious University of Missouri School of Journalism, McFerron Sloan is respected among her peers as a superior writer, editor and team leader. She has impeccable attention to detail, and you’ll find her positive attitude contagious.

Sarah

Vice President


Sarah Karger specializes in developing and implementing integrated marketing and communications campaigns that increase brand exposure, enhance brand perception and foster meaningful conversation and engagement between brands and their target audiences.

Karger has had the distinct pleasure of seeing her clients appear in highly coveted media outlets such as TODAY, Good Morning America, NBC News, Newsweek, Huffington Post and more.

Karger has led fully-integrated marketing strategies for some of the largest and most beloved brands in the world including Disney, Star Wars, the NFL and many others.

Serena

Senior Director of Influencer Relations


Serena Mounts is a PR and social media professional with more than a decade of experience. She specializes in media relations, strategic writing, social media and blogger/influencer relations.

Mounts has represented dozens of clients across a spectrum of industries, including AT&T, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Clorox, Dove, Energizer, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Noodles & Company and more.

Serena graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a minor in International Business. Her previous employers have included SSPR in Chicago and FleishmanHillard St. Louis.