Rob Deveraturda, Public Relations Director
Rob leads the Harris Agency’s public relations department by helping clients from various industries develop comprehensive communications programs.
He is PR practitioner taking a results-oriented approach for each and every project. Rob enjoys maintaining close working relationships with clients and members of the local news media.
At the Harris Agency, he and his team have orchestrated several notable campaigns including, Burger King’s statewide music competition – Band Champ, forming a fundraising partnership between KFC Hawaii and the Hawaii Foodbank and launching the Grand Opening of the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa’s – Cirque Polynesia.
Rob began his career at Stryker, Weiner & Yokota Public Relations in Honolulu where he worked regularly with journalists from around the globe on behalf of the Oahu Visitors Bureau.
Eventually he moved to New York City to specialize in healthcare public relations. In New York, Rob landed his clients among the nation’s most notable news organizations including, USA Today, TIME, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal and NBC’s “Today” show.
Rob was born and raised on Oahu and is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Rob is a frequent guest speaker for SCORE Hawaii. He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America (Hawaii Chapter) and the Young Business Council Hawaii.