James A. Little, APR, Fellow
Jim Little, President of First Group, previously was manager and then director of public relations at Cooper Tire & Rubber Company for seven years. Prior to that he worked at the Toledo Blade in a wide variety of writing assignments. He has proven ability as a writer and specialist in financial public relations. He has also been a free-lance writer, a public information officer in Europe, and a lecturer in public relations.
In 1968, the Public Relations Society of America developed an Accreditation Program, whereby public relations practitioners could demonstrate proficiency in their profession. Jim has been accredited by PRSA since 1968. He was one of the first persons in Northwest Ohio to take and pass the examination when it was offered.
Constance J. Little, APR
Conni Little, First Communications Group's Vice President, Senior Account Executive and Office Manager, was executive director of the Lorain County Arts Council before joining First Group. She was a community arts consultant for the Ohio Arts Council, a founder of the Ohio Citizens Committee for the Arts, a founder and the first president of the Alliance of Ohio Community Arts Agencies, and secretary of the Cleveland Area Public Relations Society of America Chapter.
She has an extensive background in public relations including association and special events management, fund-raising, and broadcasting. She earned her PRSA accreditation in 1990. E-mail Conni Little