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    Robert Kolt

    President & CEO

    Kolt Communications a privately owned communications corporation with offices located in Okemos, Michigan. In 1991, Kolt Communications began providing a variety of communication counseling services to both public and private sector clients statewide including: public relations, advertising and media consulting. Robert Kolt is also a Professor in Practice in the Advertising + Public Relations Department in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. In 2012, Robert Kolt served as volunteer president of AARP Michigan, representing 1.4 million age 50+ residents in the state.

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  • Ross Woodstock

    Media Consultant

    Ross Woodstock is a Media Consultant with Kolt Communications, and a 27-year veteran of the broadcasting industry. As a media consultant, Woodstock provides a variety of services to the firm’s numerous clients, including public relations consulting, business and marketing plan development, advertising placement and production, and media training.

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  • Narine Manukova

    Director of Advertising & Marketing
    Narine Manukova is Director of Advertising and Marketing with Kolt Communications and takes a lead role in developing and implementing successful public relations and marketing strategies for all of the firm’s clients.

  • Elizabeth Yassick¬†


    Elizabeth Yassick is an associate at Kolt Communications. Elizabeth excels at developing and managing social and digital media marketing campaigns. She assists the team in writing newsletter stories and press releases along with designing promotional materials for clients. Elizabeth is completing her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University majoring in public relations with a minor in entreprenuership and innovation.

Celine Kerik


Celine Kerik is an associate at Kolt Communications. Kerik’s focus is in social media marketing and journalistic writing and editing. She assists the team in staging media events, writing feature stories, media advisories and press releases. Kerik is earning her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University (MSU), majoring in English and minoring in Public Relations. She has completed a social media internship at Newsmax Inc. and has worked for VIM magazine, where she’s written a variety of articles for MSU’s student-run fashion magazine.¬†

Grace Sobeck


Prior to joining Kolt Communications, Grace Sobeck worked as a marketing intern for The Axia Institute, served as a community outreach intern for AARP Michigan, and worked a as creative art director for Michigan State University. Grace is passionate about storytelling, design, and she speaks Spanish. Sobeck is pursuing her undergraduate degree in advertising management and creative advertising with minors in public relations and Spanish, and she plans to graduate from Michigan State University in the Spring of 2023.