Women You Should Know #5: Georgella Muirhead, APR


Georgella Muirhead brings more than 40 years of communications experience and community engagement expertise to the 98Forward team. She began her career in the public sector as communications director for the cities of Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and Southfield. She also directed the City of Detroit communications department for eight years.

She founded Berg Muirhead & Associates, now 98Forward, with longtime colleague and business partner Bob Berg in 1998. Under her leadership, 98Forward has established a legacy built on their ability to reach, engage, and motivate to action multicultural hard-to-reach audiences.

An industry veteran and an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She has been recognized with over two dozen national, state, and local awards for outstanding work in the field of public relations and communications.

In 2021, PRSA Detroit honored Muirhead’s extensive career and significant impact on the profession, inducting her to the PRSA Detroit Hall of Fame. Georgella is based at our Detroit office. Learn more about Georgella at https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgella-muirhead-apr-18ba11226/