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Martha Russell Tiller

January 1, 2019

Dallas, TX

Called “famous for making people famous,” Martha Tiller, President of Martha Tiller Company Public Relations, is internationally recognized for a variety of successes prior to founding her own reputation management company.

Known for working on an Emmy winning CBS television show, and successful positions as press secretary, social secretary and director of special projects for a former United States President and First Lady, she has served as an executive in the Office of the Governor producing the first statewide Governor’s Conference on the Arts, has directed public affairs for the US Department of Health Education and Welfare (HEW), facilitated “Gifts of State” for the US State Department, directed public affairs for a large advertising and public relations firm, and more.

Conversant in Spanish, Dr. Tiller attended the National University of Mexico and is a cum laude graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Named America’s Leading Broadcasting Coed while an undergrad, she is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Golden Key Public Relations Award from the American Hotel/Motel Management Association, the Woman of Excellence Award from Women’s Enterprise Magazine, and the Women Helping Women Maura Award from the Dallas Women’s Foundation which recognizes exceptional leaders who have pioneered the way in improving lives for women and girls.

Having served on numerous boards including the Northwood University Texas Board of Governors, Tiller is a past president of The Dallas Summit and the Women’s Issues Network. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum and the Charter 100. In 2013, Northwood University bestowed Dr. Tiller with an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree.