and I transform my clients stories through imaginative storytelling, community engagement, and empowerment coaching to influence impactful messages in the media.

Hello, my name is Ashley Graham...

Well hey there friend!

Your Brandista is a marketing + PR coach that offers 1:1 consulting, expert media and people relations, online and in-person courses and workshops, and caffeinated brand strategy to help your business get the “buzz” it deserves. 

Ashley believes that every brand has a story. In the competitive landscape of agencies around the world, Your Brandista is on a mission to break the disconnect and cut-throat agency dynamic in order to create a more holistic, cohesive, and heart-centered approach to branding, communications, and business development. 
As a PR Expert + Brand Strategist, Ashley Graham, the Founder & Creative Director of Your Brandista, has landed clients in over 100 media outlets and pioneers the growth of businesses and brands worldwide. Through Your Brandista, she offers PR/Media Relations, Content Strategy, and Caffeinated Consulting.

About the founder


Our Word of the Year


Coffee of Choice


Favorite Social Media Channel

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Movie on Repeat


What We Can't Live Without


Favorite Color

A bit more about us...

We believe... You cannot reach your highest potential by playing it safe. You've got to take some risks. Nothing changes, if nothing changes.


We believe... That in order for good things to come your way, you need to believe that you deserve them.


We believe.... that the elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time.


We believe

Meet the INfluence

Creative Partnerships

Never underestimate the power of coffee and a woman with a vision.

Ashley Graham is a Publicity Expert & Senior Brand Strategist with 11+ years of experience. She specializes in bringing the “buzz” to clients through innovative content and branding strategy, public and media relations, influencer outreach and engagement, and expert marketing. Ashley works with clients and businesses worldwide and has been featured in several media outlets, including Entrepreneur, Market’s Insider, Buzzfeed, BossBabe, Medium, Thrive Global, PRNews, and many more. 

As a ‘Jill of all trades,’ Ashley is a serial entrepreneur and content strategy maven who channels her passions, talents, and personal values to make a difference in the creative space. Pioneering the belief of building personal brands, Ashley is on a mission to work with conscious-minded brands and businesses in all stages of their journeys.

Ashley Graham

branding, PR + Influence

Marisa Donnelly is a writer, editor, coach and creative strategist who's passionate about words and helping people craft content that converts. Marisa specializes in SEO-friendly and engaging copywriting for businesses and brands worldwide, and her ultimate goal is to help her clients hone in on their voices and visions in order to grow. As a content writer, Marisa has published thousands of articles accumulating over 21.2+ million views. Marisa's writing appears on Huffington Post, Bustle, BossBabe, Thought Catalog, and many more. In 2016, Marisa launched Be A Light Collective, a virtual and San Diego based writing/editing services company and online community dedicated to changing the educational landscape by focusing on relationships first.

Marisa Donnelly

Writer, coach, & content strategist

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Your Brandista sits at the intersection between PR, expert branding, content development, and conscious business strategy. Our focus is helping businesses and brands reach their true potential and success through personalized partnerships, community relations, and long-term outreach execution.


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