Peter Kowalchuk


Peter Kowalchuk Consulting



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Phone: 303-618-1228

Address: 5973 S. Ider Street, Aurora, CO 80016




Peter is an independent Communication and Public Relations consultant in the Denver area. He began his independent practice in 2014 after four decades in Corporate Communication management. His focus is on Corporate Communication/Public Relations for businesses ranging from startups to large global corporations. 

Peter has subject-matter expertise in crisis communication, having managed crises ranging from product-related employee and user fatalities to allegations of criminal activity by corporate executives, massive employee layoffs, business closures and bankruptcies, and contentious and violent union negotiations, both domestically and internationally. He has decades of experience in media relations, internal and external communication, financial reporting, internet and intranet site development and management, new media, corporate social responsibility, event and meeting production and executive communication. Peter is also focused on the legal cannabis industry, working to help change perceptions of the value of cannabis and helping businesses serving the industry. 

Previously, Peter served as Director for Corporate Communications for Republic Airways Holdings Inc., where his duties included internal communication management, media relations, crisis management, coordinating communication efforts with the company's mainline partners and government relations. Before that, Peter was Director of Corporate Communications at Frontier Airlines, where he managed all internal and external Corporate Communication during the company's emergence from bankruptcy. Peter also was co-founder of a database marketing and qualified lead generation/management company, which he managed for eight years.

He also has global communication and crisis management experience as Director of International Communication for Otis Elevator Company, where he won the prestigious Diamond Echo Award for the best direct mail campaign in the world in 1998. He has started three CorpComm functions and overseen communication activities of several divisions of a global holding company. Peter has managed broad-ranging communication activities in the following industries: airline, insurance, technologically advanced engineered building products, aerospace, microelectronics, electronic control systems, database marketing and e-commerce business services.

Peter also has worked on fine art photographic projects for more than 40 years and has had exhibitions in east coast galleries as well as several in Colorado. His work is in several private and business collections. 


Peter is married to Karen Kowalchuk, a retired elementary school teacher. Peter and Karen have two adult daughters, one a mental health counselor in Juneau, Alaska. One is a behavior analyst and clinician working with autistic children and adults in the Denver area.