Rosanna Ortiz, President & Founder of RMO PR

Rosanna M. Ortiz is the President and founder of RMO PR, a project resource and public relations firm and creator of Rhode Island fashion week, STYLEWEEK Northeast. RMO Public Relations specializes in project relations for the construction, beauty and fashion industry as well as events and acquiring earned media the right way.

Rosanna Ortiz grew up in Southern California and went to college in Boston, MA where she studied Advertising and Public Relations. Rosanna started her professional career when she became the Founder and Creative Director for a small firm in the in Washington D.C. market. She then moved to the Boston area where she became a women's footwear representative for five years. Rosanna moved to Providence and started STYLEWEEK. She approached the City of Providence for help in her new venture. David N. Cicilline the then Mayor, now U. S. Congressman from Rhode Island recognized the importance of her idea.

STYLEWEEK has become the premier regional fashion week for local and national fashion designers in the U.S. and beyond. Rosanna uses her skills as a natural PR executive to make STYLEWEEK Northeast a recognized fashion event which has been featured twice in Forbes Magazine. Since the pandemic the model for STYLEWEEK has modified to small events in Providence, RI.

In 2016 she started RMO PR, which excels in messaging, communications, project management, owners representation, branding and press exposure for clients in various industries. In 2017, she launched RMO Project Resources, a building development/ construction sector specializing in owner representation as a liaison with local, state and federal agencies and community.

Rosanna was named "Eleven to Watch" by the Providence Journal and was included in "40 under 40" in the Providence Business News. Rosanna has sat on the boards of directors for Fashion Group International, and The American Heart Association of Southern NE. In the summer of 2017 she worked with The Newport Preservation Society to produce a benefit for Pierre Cardin retrospective fashion show at the Breakers in Newport for Monsieur Cardin himself for his 95th birthday event.

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