Brianna McKinney
Founder and Owner  |  Austin, TX

Brianna is the founder and owner of Bloom Communications, a research-based, full-service, agency helping mission-driven organizations grow and thrive. A B Corp and Public Benefit Corporation established in 2012, Bloom supports organizations across the U.S. and the globe from its home bases of Austin, Texas; Portland, Oregon; and Asheville, North Carolina. Her vision for Bloom is to inspire and ignite people to action through powerful storytelling—creating healthier and more sustainable communities.

Prior to Bloom, she was a partner at a PR firm and PR training institute, and earlier in her career, she designed and managed multi-million dollar marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 brands. Brianna went to school to learn how to change the world. She received a BA in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin, magna cum laude.

She also currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Central Texas and as a Board Member for AGE of Central Texas, is a speaker on the topics of public health and nonprofit communications, and is a frequent guest lecturer at the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin.


Fun Facts:
  • Pilates fanatic
  • Seattle-born dual citizen (U.S. and Canada, eh) who lives for travel
  • Early adopter of all things preventative health and health care innovation

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