Levente (Smith) McCrary
VP, Account Management
Levente (Smith) McCrary joined Elizabeth Christian Public Relations in December 2009 and has a decade of public relations and communications experience. During her time at ECPR, McCrary has worked with numerous high-profile clients including Google, St. David’s HealthCare, Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare, Texas Mutual Insurance Company and Cirque du Soleil, among others. This client work has highlighted her talents in media relations, writing, crisis communications, and client and event management.
In addition to executing media campaigns, McCrary has coordinated clients events, such as Austin’s Google Fiber announcement, press conferences at Austin City Hall and the Texas State Capitol and worker safety campaigns in various markets across Texas.
Prior to joining ECPR, McCrary worked as a public relations professional at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she handled PR for the Tate Lecture Series, development events, student activities/awards, and media relations for all colleges across campus. As part of SMU’s News & Communications team, McCrary also helped coordinate Fox News Channel’s live broadcasts of “Hannity & Colmes” and “Live Desk with Martha MacCallum” and ABC’s “Good Morning America” broadcast from campus.
McCrary gained experience early with her work at The Richards Group and two other agencies in Dallas and Fort Worth, working with national consumer clients.
McCrary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and journalism from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science degree in public relations and advertising from Texas Christian University.