Colleen Riopko

Location: Baltimore, MD
Founded: 2005
Industry: Media/PR

Colleen Riopko
Director of Media and Communications


Idfive is a Baltimore-based integrated marketing firm that works for mission-based clients in the areas of higher education, nonprofits and healthcare. Director of media and communications Colleen Riopko attended college in Baltimore, but left after graduation to work in New York City.

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Now back in the city she loves, she finds it incredibly rewarding to work in an area that means so much to her. “I see my profession as an opportunity to empower businesses and services that impact my friends, family and favorite cities in a positive way,” says Riopko.

At idfive, Riopko has developed and implemented a number of highly successful strategic marketing initiatives, media plans and public relations strategies for companies and institutions, operating locally and around the world. She has set the bar for building respectful and honest relationships with clients and compels her media team to strive for that level. Despite an email inbox that is consistently full, Riopko always makes herself available — whether for her own team or anyone in the office who requires consult.