Our Team

Lisa Cutter has spent her entire career in the Denver market. Deeply invested in the community, she has served in leadership roles for multiple non-profits, and held national and local roles with Public Relations Society of America. She believes in investing her time and talent in the things that make her community, and profession, stronger. A 25-year PR veteran, she has created and executed multiple award winning campaigns, and is well respected for her media, partnership and crisis expertise. She is skilled in creating and motivating teams to achieve client and organizational goals. Lisa believes fiercely in authenticity and integrity in PR (and life!) and don’t even get her started on fake news. She is crazy about peanut butter and chocolate, friends, hiking, reading, her three outstanding-in-every-way kids and her amazing husband.

Kate Peters has been working with Cutter Communications for a few years.  With an agency-heavy background and more than 10 years of dedicated public relations experience, Kate has covered a variety of industries from professional services and non-profits to travel/hospitality, arts and entertainment, athletics and more. Recently, Kate spearheaded the public relations and marketing efforts for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail in February of 2015. Her specialties include writing, media relations and crisis management and her passion is content: ideation, creation, and execution across various channels and applications.

Shannon Diederich is a communications veteran with a background in journalism and public relations. She has worked with hundreds of clients in more than a dozen industries. Her niche expertise includes corporate, marketing and sustainability communications. Our clients value Shannon’s content development and refinement capabilities, strong project management skills and attention to detail.  She gets the most satisfaction from working with organizations that are making meaningful contributions to society — using their expertise, innovation or services to improve people’s lives or the communities in which they live — in some way.

Liz Miller is a public relations professional with 10+ years of experience in marketing communications, Liz brings a diverse set of skills to our team. She plans and executes research, brand strategy and media relations tactics to increase revenue, enhance reputation and build relationships. For the past six years, she worked with a statewide nonprofit agency managing internal and external communications, multi-channel content marketing and community outreach to advance the brand. Liz’s background is in corporate communications and strategic communications in environments including financial services technology and higher education. She is thrilled to collaborate with clients, crafting impactful messages designed to inspire support and promote thought leadership.

Karma Heintz brings a background of project and event coordination as well as education program development.   Having worked with diverse groups in the commercial real estate and healthcare industries, she is able to add another perspective to this terrific team.  In 2004, Karma helped launch a new physician program that has grown into a tremendous success at University of Colorado Hospital.  She is a native to Colorado, lives in Centennial with her husband and 3 active boys and is so thrilled to be learning the public relations industry from the mentoring of Lisa & team Cutter!

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