Our May issue contains our annual rankings of PR firms. The firms included in our rankings have met stringent standards. We require W-3 forms to validate revenue and require employee numbers, lists of accounts, and other fee-related information.
We rank public relations firms along a wide range of criteria. Since PR firms differ greatly from one another, we rank them by specialty—from healthcare PR to travel and tech public relations. To account for geographical differences, we also rank PR firms by location—from New York PR firms to agencies in Washington, DC and Chicago.
Profiles of Top PR Firms:
180 Varick Street
New York, NY 10014
Ali Kavulich, Managing Director, New York
Victoria Renwick, Partner
Mike Rush, Partner
Laura Tomasetti, CEO
360PR+ is an agency built for today, bringing clients the expertise, scale and nimbleness they need to win amid a constantly changing landscape. A creative, leading independent agency, 360PR+ has been recognized for its bold, headline-making campaigns for some of the most trusted global brands and forward-thinking marketplace challengers. We bring special expertise in sectors such as automotive, b2b services, clean energy, consumer electronics, entertainment, fashion & beauty, financial services, food & beverage, healthy living, home furnishings, kids & family, media & publishing, retail & franchise brands, spirits, sports & leisure, and travel. We are a full-service public relations partner adept in brand strategy, celebrity engagements, content creation, corporate communications, digital marketing, earned media, events, executive thought leadership, influencer marketing, issues preparedness, research, social media strategy, spokesperson training, and more.
360PR+ clients include Blue Wave Solar, BIC Skin Creative, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Car Gurus, GIANT Food, Harlequin, Hasbro, Little Leaf Farms, Marchon Eyewear, MyFitnessPal, My SALON Suite, National Geographic Media, Nintendo of America, Pete & Gerry’s Organic Eggs, PrimoHoagies, Restore Hyper Wellness, The Rockport Company, SimpliSafe, Trek Bicycle, United Natural Foods Inc., Virgin Atlantic, Wellness Pet and Xperi, among others.
360PR+ is a certified women-owned business and partner in PROI Worldwide, with reach and expert resources in 100+ cities globally. The 360PR+ family of agencies includes 360PR+, CRC, Powers Brand Communications and Three Cheers PR. For more, visit www.360PR.plus.
3 Park Ave. 19th Fl.
New York NY 10016
Matt Caiola and Dara Busch, Co-CEOs
5WPR is a full-service PR agency in NYC known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. With more than 300 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and Digital Marketing (Social Media, Influencer, Paid Media, SEO). Founded by Ronn Torossian 20 years ago, 5W was named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2022 list, awarded 2020 PR Agency of The Year, and brings leading businesses a resourceful, bold, and results-driven approach to communication.
Downtown Chicago • Evanston, IL • Los Angeles • Boston Metro
Margy Sweeney, Founder & CEO ([email protected])
Nicole Stenclik, Managing Consultant ([email protected])
Becky Reno, Managing Consultant ([email protected])
Abby Carr, Managing Consultant ([email protected])
Aimee Val, Senior Vice President ([email protected])
Michelle Pittman, Managing Consultant ([email protected])
Hyper-focused on our industries and open to collaboration with other agencies, we articulate and amplify thought leadership. A national content-driven marketing and public relations firm, we are highly specialized in financial services, real estate, professional services and cannabis. Our senior storytellers write and work with media to inspire individual decision-makers to action: your clients, prospects, media and influencers alike. We speak the language of business in ways that connect investors, buyers and company leaders.
No subject matter is too complex, no growth vision too expansive for #TeamAkrete’s 25+ person team of senior storytellers. Our vibrant, thought leadership-driven campaigns are delivered with high-touch service and attention to timelines that accelerate business. Accept no substitute for strong content; our team can make your ideas come alive and help you raise your profile with the people that matter most to your business, in your industry.
Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman
Brad Staples, CEO
APCO Worldwide is an advisory and advocacy communications consultancy helping leading public and private sector organizations be catalysts for progress by navigating the challenges of today, acting with agility, anticipating social risk and building organizational reputations, relationships and solutions to succeed. APCO is proudly an independent and majority women-owned business. More importantly, we are a trusted partner to our clients, who hire us to help them anticipate, plan, execute and secure their futures.
APCO North America President Kelly Williamson (left) and members of the of leadership team.
Our decades of expertise and integrated approach enable us to provide a full range of services, across industry sectors and global markets, allowing us to offer effective counsel and programs for boards of directors, CEOs and other C-suite leaders on their most pressing political, social and business opportunities and challenges. We meet the evolving needs of executives and their teams in communications, public affairs, government relations, legal, risk, organizational transformation, international relations, corporate responsibility and brand marketing.
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1409
Boston, MA 02116
14-16 Great Chapel Street
London, W1F 8FL
+44 (0) 203 475 7552
Bill Haynes, Founder & CEO
BackBay Communications is an integrated public relations, content development and digital marketing firm focused on the financial services sector. BackBay specializes in private equity and venture capital, asset management, fintech, and impact investing/ESG. With offices in Boston and London, BackBay serves companies in North America, Europe, and elsewhere, leveraging global partners.
BackBay takes a brand-centric, content-driven approach to developing and executing integrated communications programs for financial services firms including marketing strategy, content development, media relations, brand research and message development, creative design, and multi-channel distribution of company news and perspectives to build brand awareness, credibility and drive new business for our clients.
Focused on financial services since its founding in 2005, BackBay has unparalleled industry expertise and strong relationships with the business and financial media. At BackBay, every client account is staffed with senior team members dedicated to providing clients a high-touch, results-oriented experience.
BackBay was recently ranked #1 in Boston for financial services PR by O’Dwyer’s. BackBay also consistently ranks as a top 10 global PR Agency in The Deal’s private equity league tables.
The Bliss Group
Member of the Next Practices Group
230 Park Avenue
Second Floor West
New York, NY 10169
Cortney Stapleton, CEO
Bob Pearson, Chair
Michael Roth, Managing Partner
Reed Handley, Executive VP, Head of Growth, Co-Leader of the fin’l svcs. practice
Alexis Odesser, Executive VP, Head of Acct. Excellence, Co-leader of the healthcare practice
Sally Slater, Executive VP, Head of Innovation
Greg Hassel, Senior VP, Co-leader of the fin’l svcs. practice
Keri Toomey, Senior VP, Co-Leader of the business & professional svcs. practice
Ken Kerrigan, Senior. VP, Co-Leader of the business & professional svcs. practice
Liz DeForest, Senior VP, Co-Leader of the healthcare practice
Bill Smith, Senior VP, Head of Integrated Earned Media
Megan Tuck, Senior VP, Leader of Impact
Meghan Powers, VP, Leader of Bliss Workplace Specialty Group
Janine Savarese, CEO, NextTech Communications, a Bliss Group company;
Gloria Vanderham, CEO, Bliss Bio Health, a Bliss Group company.
The Bliss Group is an insight-driven marketing communications agency that blends data science with the art of storytelling to target priority audiences with precision, empathy and purpose. We specialize in building value for clients in the healthcare, financial, technology, business and professional services sectors. Our approach is grounded in data and guided by deep industry expertise. Powered by proprietary algorithms and innovative media models, we tell stories across mediums that inspire action and make an impact.
The Bliss Group offers clients the full spectrum of PESO services, informed by data science, including integrated earned media, software solutions, crisis and issues management, and paid media offerings in partnership with the Next Practices Group of firms. Our unwavering commitment to support our clients in all situations, amidst industry shifts, and across major economic events leads to lasting relationships, reflected in an average client tenure of 8+ years.
Clients include some of the most respected names in the industries we serve: BDO, BILL, CFP Board, CVS Health and Aetna, E*Trade, Exponent Women, Ford Foundation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, KeyCorp, Kotter, MSD Japan, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Nationwide Advisory Solutions, NFP, RapidRatings, USO, West Monroe.
Want to learn more? Contact us at [email protected]
Boardroom Communications Inc.
Location: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa and Naples
Julie Talenfeld, President
Don Silver, COO
Todd Templin, Executive VP
Jennifer Clarin, Michelle Griffith, Laura Burns, Eric Kalis, VPs.
Boardroom Communications (BoardroomPR) is a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency, leveraging the skills of our staff of journalists, PR and marketing professionals and multimedia specialists to provide visibility across numerous platforms. Our creative solutions increase awareness and understanding, establish credibility and ultimately improve business.
BoardroomPR bridges traditional and new media, combining print, television and radio media with excellent digital expertise in website development, social media management and email campaigns. We incorporate research, search engine optimization, pay-per-click and online reputation management and offer branding capabilities, consisting of logo, graphic design, copywriting and video production.
Representative clients: Associated Builders and Contractors East Florida, Association of Poinciana Villages w/Michelle, Aventura Park Square, Concord Wilshire, Cuesta Construction, Professional Bank, Development Specialists, Downtown Dadeland, Easton Group, e-Builder, Edison Insurance Co., Encore Capital Management, Fiske & Co. CPAs, Florida’s Children First, Florida Peninsula Insurance Co., Florida Property and Casualty Assn., Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, llustrated Properties, IStar Financial, JAFCO, Keyes Company, Lynd Companies, Merrick Manor, Minto Communities, Oasis Outsourcing, Plantation Walk, Pulte Group, Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, Sapoznik Insurance, Setnor Byer Insurance & Risk, South Florida Technology Alliance, SRF Ventures, Talenfeld Law, Trez Forman, Tropical Financial Credit Union and Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman
Located in every major city, including: San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago and Austin.
Chris Boehlke, Curtis Sparrer, Tom Carpenter, Principals
Tired of reading the same basic agency descriptions over and over?
Let’s talk about what really matters: results.
Bospar is the only agency named one of Fortune’s Most Innovative Companies.
Fast Company included us in its “Brands That Matter” list.
Financial Times says we’re one of the 500 Fastest-Growing Companies in the Americas.
PRWeek awarded us for “Best Consumer Launch” and “Best Promotional Event.”
PRNews placed us among its “Elite Top 100 Agencies” for 2023.
The “politely pushy” Bospartans.
Why Bospar? Because we know what it takes to secure transformative coverage. We know how to craft and deliver stories that matter—right now—and how to be “politely pushy” to ensure those stories are seen, heard and read by the right audiences
We’ve also been all-remote since before it was cool—a model that enabled Bospar to build the most strategic, responsive and delightful team of media, social and content experts in the industry.
Butler Associates, LLC
353 Lexington Ave.
17th flr., New York, NY 10016
290 Harbor Dr., Stamford, CT 06902
Thomas P. Butler, President
Butler Associates is a team of exceptional communicators with a proven track record of consistent, creative, high-impact results. It is the winner of PRSA-New York’s 2021’s Best Reputation Brand Management Campaign, 2020 & 2018 Best Legal Marketing Communications Campaign, 2019’s Best of the Best Award, and much more. With clients across the nation, Butler is among the New York media market’s top agencies for its legal, business, financial, professional services, public affairs, environmental and crisis management practice results.
Butler Associates campaigns range from victorious Fortune 50 shareholder proxy matters, messaging for significant high-profile litigations, crisis, public affairs, and public safety campaigns. The CEO’s and organizational leaders we advocate on behalf of, are highly visible and respected opinion leaders. The Butler group includes smart, seasoned media and communications pros absolutely committed to their clients and delivering results. Its Litical Solutions division produces intelligent and highly targeted digital engagement.
Clients include: Alma Realty, American Triple I Partners, Association of BellTel Retirees, Inc., Barasch McGarry P.C., Building Trade Employers Association (BTEA) New York, Carver Federal Savings Bank, Clear Vision Impact Fund, Clean Energy Jobs Coalition-New York, Davidoff Hutcher Citron LLP, FDNY EMS Local 2507, Home Health Care Workers of America, Hooks for Heroes, Knights of Saint Patrick of New York City, Metropolitan Package Store Association, Nationwide Mortgage Bankers, New York City Fire Pension Fund, New York-New England Dairy Consortium, North Shore Central School District (NY), Patriot Bank, NA, Plaza College, Retirees for Justice, Siebert Williams Shank & Co., L.L.C., Zara Realty Holdings Corp.
19100 Von Karman Ave.,
Irvine, CA 92612
4201 Wilshire Blvd., #610
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Nick Cowling, CEO
Laura Bremer, US President
Erin Georgieff, Managing Partner, U.S. Growth and West Coast Operations
Crystalyn Stuart-Loayza, Chief Digital Officer
Shannon Suggett, Executive Vice President
Citizen Relations is a global communications agency built for and by the modern citizen. We are driven by our mission of “Making Every Conversation Count”; we believe that communication is about creating a two-way dialogue that is authentic and relevant to people’s lives. Our culture is centered on our three values of ‘Champion Equity,’ ‘Set the Standard’ and ‘Do What’s Right’ where all identities are celebrated and all voices are heard.
Citizen Relations—a global communications agency built by and for the Modern Citizen.
We are best known for our award-winning work in the consumer sector with some of the world’s best known brands, particularly in the packaged goods, food & beverage, automotive, gaming, tech and travel sectors.
With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec City, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, and London, we work closely with key clients such as Champion, P&G, Duracell, and Nissin to help them build meaningful connections with consumers.
Coyne Public Relations
501 7th Ave., New York, NY 10018
Thomas F. Coyne, Founder & CEO
Rich Lukis and John Gogarty, Presidents
Cathy Clarkin, Chief Financial Officer
Clara Heffernan, Chief People Officer
Kelly Dencker, Jennifer Kamienski, Tim Schramm and Lisa Wolleon, Executive Vice Presidents
We are makers and strategists obsessed with creativity, leading with imagination and enthusiasm, and refining with the discipline of predictive outcomes. Founded in 1991, Coyne PR is one of the top independent public relations firms in the United States with developers, producers, writers, designers, animators, social specialists and communication experts providing full-service client support.
Coyne PR kicked off its hybrid work approach, “Better 2Gether,” which maximizes concentrated in-person collaboration and a flexible work approach, enabling collaborative brainstorming across teams for clients, the opportunity for casual collisions in the workplace, and the best possible service for our clients.
Recognized throughout the industry as “The Best Place to Work,” more than 200 culturally diverse minds now call Coyne PR—HOME. We have wildly creative offices in New York and New Jersey as well as colleagues in 115 cities, 49 countries and six continents through our partnership in The Worldcom Public Relations Group. We have made it our mission to create a work environment that attracts the best people by giving them the freedom to do their best work. As a result, we enjoy the highest employee retention rate in the industry!
Our clients include many of the world’s most respected companies … and those that want to be. We help these clients develop integrated strategies across all paid, earned, shared and owned platforms with the help of our full-service digital production studio.
Our reputation is built upon three decades of creativity, strategy and service. It is confirmed by more than 1,000 industry awards including Midsize Agency of the Year, Consumer Agency of the Year, Creative Agency of the Year, North American Creative Agency of the Year, and of course … Best Agency to Work For. Together with our clients, we have developed some of the world’s best-known platforms, programs and campaigns that have driven excitement and business results while simultaneously rallying employee engagement.
We are bold, independent, nimble and purpose driven.
We are one.
Clients include: American Petroleum Institute, American Urological Association, Arla Foods, Bausch Health, Bayer, Beam Suntory, Bimbo Bakeries, BMW of North America, Casio America, Cayman Islands Dept of Tourism, Cumberland Packing Corp, Del Monte Foods, Eggland’s Best, Express Scripts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Gap, Haleon, HelloFresh, Hilton, Holcim Solutions and Products US, Horizon Group USA, HRA Pharma America, Humana, International Code Council, Just Born Quality Confections, Kobrand, L’Oreal, MDLive, Midea America, miraDry, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Naterra, Newman’s Own, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Orangetheory Fitness, Otsuka, Outrigger Enterprises Group, Owens Corning, Pacira BioSciences, Perrigo, PharmaRegs, PLx Pharma, Precision Medicine Group, Prestige Brands, REEF, Reproductive Medicine Associates NJ, Shell Oil Company, Signify, Spin Master, Stellantis, Stryker Orthopaedics, The ASPCA, The Center for Breakthrough Medicines, Truckstop, TruRoots, University of Virginia, VTech and Yahoo!
705 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
Raymond Crosby, President
Robert Schnapp, Executive Creative Director
Denise Aube, EVP, Healthcare Practice Leader
Anna Zawislanski, EVP, Government Practice Leader
Pam Atkinson, EVP, Connection Planning
Suresh John, EVP, Digital Strategy & Analytics
The Crosby team is passionate about helping clients Inspire Actions That Matter™—actions that positively impact people’s lives and contribute to the greater good.
Crosby’s leadership team includes (L to R): Anna Zawislanski, EVP, Government Practice Leader; Pam Atkinson, EVP, Director of Connection Planning; David Butler, EVP, Multimedia Production; Denise Aube, EVP, Healthcare Practice Leader; Raymond Crosby, President & CEO; Amy Hitt, EVP, Director of Operations; Suresh John, EVP, Digital Strategy & Analytics; and Rob Schnapp, Executive Creative Director.
Crosby helps clients make powerful connections with their customers, constituents, and communities to shape attitudes, inspire behavior change, and motivate action. The firm’s award-winning campaigns, which integrate paid, earned, shared and owned media, have touched the lives of virtually every American.
The firm has specialized practices in Healthcare, Government, Nonprofits and Causes, and Military and Veterans. Clients include the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Dept. of Defense/Military OneSource, ENERGY STAR, Kaiser Permanente, OrganDonor.gov, Partnership to Fight Cybercrime, Peace Corps, Refuah Health, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Social Security Administration, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, United Urology, Veterans Healthcare Administration, and The Wallace Foundation.
Crosby is a Google Premier Partner, #27 on O’Dwyer’s ranking of PR firms and #10 for healthcare PR, and a member of the PR Council and American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As). The firm has offices in Maryland’s capital of Annapolis and in Washington, D.C. To see case studies and capabilities, visit crosbymarketing.com.
250 Hudson St., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).
The Ehrhardt Group
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1325
New Orleans, LA 70163
Marc Ehrhardt, President
William Kearney, Senior Vice President
Sabrina Ventris, Vice President of Finance
Dominique Ellis Falcon, Vice President of Account Services
Katie Mitchell, Director of Public Affairs
Being local and knowing local is more important than ever. The way to win in the U.S. Gulf South is to have a firm that deeply understands talking to the people of the Gulf South.
For more than 25 years, The Ehrhardt Group has moved people to act by crafting messages that compel, inspire and educate. Our work touches the people and communities most important to our clients, colleagues and fellow citizens across Louisiana, Mississippi, coastal Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. We believe in action and acting wisely. Rarely do time and fresh air solve problems. Understanding the challenges and understanding how to engage with the people of the Gulf South at the right time and with the right message do. Since 1996, we have successfully advised Fortune 500 corporations, local and regional institutions and public entities in the critical areas of issues management, media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, social media and public affairs.
Other offices: Philadelphia, Princeton, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dublin, London
Reid Connolly, CEO & Founder
Heather Torak, Chief Operating Officer
Eric Daly, Chief Growth Officer
Amar Urhekar, Global President, Head of Mktg.
David Kyne, Global President, Head of comms.
Will Reese, Chief Innovation Officer
Karsten Risch, MD, PhD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer
Jamie Avallone, Chief Data Officer
James Tsuyuki, Chief Technology Officer
Jen O’Dwyer, President, North America
Rachel McCready, Chief Creative Officer, North America
Alexis Penty, Chief Strategy Officer, North America
Evoke (www.evokegroup.com) is a leading marketing, media, and communications agency bound by a common purpose: Health more humanTM. With offices in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, Princeton, and Chicago, and more than 850 employees, Evoke proudly works with 18 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
Evoke is a Crain’s Best Places to Work and includes the specialty agency brands Evoke KYNE, focusing on communications and PR, and Evoke Navience, focusing on market access and payer marketing.
Evoke is part of Huntsworth plc (www.huntsworth.com), an international healthcare and communications group. Huntsworth’s principal areas of focus are marketing, medical, and immersive communication services for healthcare clients, which are primarily large and mid-sized pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice acquired Huntsworth plc on May 1, 2020.
Neil Mortine, Chairman & CEO
Marty McDonald, President
Aaron Brown, Executive Vice President
Fahlgren Mortine is an integrated communications company helping brands engage in ways that are precise and meaningful. Locations include Columbus (headquarters), Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio; Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colo. and New York City.
The agency is a member of the global IPREX network.
Industry expertise includes B2B, building products, CPG, economic development, energy, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, logistics, retail, technology, and travel and tourism.
Fahlgren Mortine helps brands get to precisely what matters using a powerful combination of data, design and creativity. Doing work that dares to make a difference and remaining accountable for getting measurable results is one of the many reasons clients choose to stay with the company at a tenure 182% longer than industry average.
Fahlgren Mortine regularly earns Best Place to Work and Agency of the Year honors from various trade organizations, as well as industry-specific recognition for campaign excellence.
TURNER, a travel, tourism and active lifestyle public relations agency, is a Fahlgren Mortine company.
Clients include: Avery Dennison, Avuity, Balloon Time, Bath & Body Works, Bernzomatic, Bob Evans Restaurants, Boise CVB, Bradenton Area CVB, Bright Pet Nutrition Group, Capital University, Cardinal Health, CIRCOR, Columbia Gas, Columbus Partnership, Condado Tacos, Crown Equipment Corp., Dayton Children’s Hospital, Destination Panama City, DHL Supply Chain, Discover Dominica Authority, Donate Life Ohio, Dunkin’, Emerson, Experience Columbus, Fresenius Kabi, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Greenbrier County CVB, JobsOhio, The J.M. Smucker Co., The J.R. Simplot Co., Kent State University, The Kroger Co., Leatherman Tool Group, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Midmark Corp., Monterey County CVB, Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce/CVB, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Niagara USA, North Dakota Tourism, Ohio Lottery Commission, Ohio Manufacturers’ Assn., Parker Hannifin, Parkinson’s Foundation, Plaskolite, Savannah College of Art and Design, Smart Columbus, Sonoma County Tourism, Swisslog, T. Marzetti Co., Travel Nevada, University at Buffalo, Value City Furniture / American Signature Inc., Vertiv, Worthington Industries, and Wright-Patt Credit Union
Henry Feintuch, President
Doug Wright, Vice President
Celebrating their 2021 PRSA Silver Anvil Win are Deirdre McFarland, SVP Marketing, NCSolutions together with Henry Feintuch and Doug Wright of Feintuch Communications.
Feintuch Communications, headquartered in New York, is an award-winning, boutique b-to-b tech PR firm focused on business results. We partner with our public and privately held clients to help implement a world class PR infrastructure and then work with them to achieve their primary business objectives—building their brand, increasing their thought leadership, generating leads or helping position themselves for a capital event (fundraising round, M&A, IPO, etc.).
This is especially critical for small and microcap public companies who may need help in crafting compelling messages and which are seeking coverage through a range of channels from traditional and social media to other digital platforms. This “PR first” approach can help these smaller public companies to establish a stronger brand identity and reputation which is critical for attracting new investors and customers.
Though we’re experienced in most corporate and b-to-b markets, we are particularly strong in a few major verticals including ad and marketing tech, energy and clean tech, financial services and fintech, security and e-commerce, manufacturing tech, telecom/wireless/ioT and SaaS, audio-visual, retail tech, real estate and proptech and consumer electronics. We also have extra affinity for helping start-ups with their critical marketing needs; and international companies seeking to enter the U.S. market.
301 East 57th St.
New York, NY 10022
Peter Finn, Noah Finn, Dena Merriam, Alicia Young, Dan Pooley, Howard Solomon, Mark Singer, Scott Widmeyer, Philippa Polskin, Founding Managing Partners
Gil Bashe, Managing Partner, Chair Global Health & Purpose
Marty Ettlemyer, CFO
When Peter Finn founded FINN Partners a decade ago, his vision was to build a world-class, best-place-to-work agency with a heart and conscience, that any major client around the world would be proud to have as a partner. 10 years later, in the wake of a global pandemic, racial strife and business tumult, Peter’s original vision has not only been realized; it has accelerated. Thanks to the agency’s values-driven culture, category-leading expertise, and independent model, FINN has achieved record growth and global powerhouse status—with revenues up 49% and fees hitting $162.2M in 2021, and expectations to exceed $200MM in fees this year.
FINN’s values-centric culture has been rocket fuel for the agency’s growth: serving as a magnet for clients in need of trusted counsel, employees in search of upward career mobility and meaning, and a haven for entrepreneurs eager to tap into the agency’s financial stability and global scale.
High growth practice areas included technology, health, consumer, travel, purpose/CSR, financial services, and integrated marketing, and the firm expanded significantly in key regions such as the Southeast, Midwest, West and Hawaii.
With more than 1,200 professionals in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the agency acts as ONE FINN, united by a shared vision, unwavering values, and a relentless commitment to driving positive change.
Mark Dowd, Managing Partner
Eric Soderberg, Managing Partner
Jed Hamilton, Head of Client Service
Michael Kingsley, Head of Media Relations
Amanda Perrucci, Head of Digital
Sam Belden, Head of Content
Forefront Communications is a specialized marketing and communications firm focused on the institutional fintech sector. We provide media relations, content, digital marketing, branding and messaging services that propel our clients to the forefront.
Clients include: Broadridge, Hidden Road Partners, OpenFin, Talos, Toronto Stock Exchange and Two Sigma
1000 Renaissance Center Drive, Suite 1000
Detroit MI 48243
Franco, a Detroit-based integrated communications agency, was founded in 1964 and has evolved to remain at the forefront of a changing industry. Franco builds strategic integrated communications programs for B2B and B2C clients in a variety of industries with a local, national and global reach.
Dan Ponder, Chairman
Tina Kozak, CEO
Tina Sullivan, President & COO
Nikki Litte, Senior Vice President
As an integrated communications agency, Franco’s programs are comprised of a variety of paid, earned, shared and owned services. Our capabilities include media and influencer relations, community relations, brand development, crisis and reputation management, marketing, digital marketing, event management, creative and video development, social media and digital and traditional advertising. Our team thrives on the principles of traditional public relations while embracing the combination of data-driven, people-powered integrated communications. We skillfully combine analytics and insights with relationships and instinct to build multi-faceted B2B and B2C integrated communications programs that define leaders, innovators and influencers in Detroit and around the world. No matter the size of our clients’ communications and marketing programs, we make recommendations on how to leverage opportunities across paid, earned, shared and owned platforms for an integrated program that aligns with each organization’s unique goals.
French | West | Vaughan
112 E. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Rick French, Chairman & CEO
David Gwyn, President
Natalie Best, Chief Operating Officer
French/West/Vaughan (FWV) is the Southeast’s leading public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agency, a distinction it has held since 2001. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., and founded in April 1997, FWV has received 25 National Agency of the Year honors over the past quarter century.
FWV is the parent company of fashion and lifestyle PR firm AMP3 (New York City); mobility and transportation-focused agency The Millerschin Group (Greater Detroit); pet and animal health practice FWV Fetching; outdoor, ski, fashion, technology and consumer brand marketing agency CGPR (Greater Boston) and feature film development imprint Prix Productions. FWV employs more than 130 public relations, public affairs, social media, advertising and digital marketing experts between its Raleigh, N.C., headquarters and offices around the country.
In addition to its National Agency of the Year honors, FWV has amassed more than 1,500 PR, advertising and digital marketing awards on behalf of its blue-chip client roster, making it the most-decorated agency in the history of the Southeastern U.S.
G&S Business Communications
111 West 33rd Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Locations: New York, Chicago, Raleigh, and Basel, Switzerland
Steve Halsey, Chief Growth Officer [email protected]
Luke Lambert, President and CEO
We are more than a public relations firm, digital agency or creative shop. We are a fully integrated team of media strategists, storytellers, engagement experts and analysts who are true partners in moving your business forward.
At G&S, we live and breathe our mission to inspire people to take action, resulting in business growth for our clients. That’s why we choose to work with companies who are making a difference, every single day. We immerse ourselves in a handful of industry sectors to help clients better navigate the realities brands face today. This includes work in: advanced manufacturing and energy; agribusiness; financial and professional services; healthcare; and, home and building.
Contact us at www.gscommunications.com to learn how we help innovative companies change the world.
The Hoffman Agency
325 South 1st St., 3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
Lou Hoffman, CEO
Caroline Hsu, Global Technology Officer (APAC contact)
Kymra Knuth, EVP, North America
Steve Jursa, EVP, North America
Gerard LaFond, Chief Digital Officer
Mark Pinsent, Managing Director, Europe
Lydia Lau, CFO / EVP of Global Operations
Defining communications broadly to include thought leadership, digital marketing, and paid content as well as traditional PR, The Hoffman Agency knows how to differentiate brands and drive sales. With a heritage in the technology sector, the firm’s work today cuts across a range of industries.
The Hoffman Agency’s global leadership team descended on Silicon Valley with the objective of accentuating their superpower, collaboration.
While campaigns vary by client and industry, all share one theme: the creation of content that reflects the tenets of storytelling. This means developing narratives that prompt journalists to write and target audiences to read—a far cry from the “corporate speak” that satisfies internal stakeholders. The firm applies this same mentality to its talent acquisition and marketing services.
For clients with global needs, the company operates in Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. Unlike traditional agencies handicapped by their silo structure, The Hoffman Agency embraces a collaborative approach to implementing multi-country campaigns (don’t worship individual office P/L). This leverage of content and thinking across geographies ultimately generates better results.
Sample Clients: Alation, Alteryx, ASML, Axis Communications, Baidu, City of Fremont, Graphcore, Lam Research, Lightship RV, Moloco, NextFlex, Nokia, Nutanix, Oracle, Rambus, Skyworks, Synopsys, Trellix, SuperMicro, Tealium, TSMC, Twitter, Twitch, Visa, XCharge Energy and Zoom.
222 Kearny St., #400
San Francisco, CA 94108
225 S. 6th Street, Suite 3900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Heather Kernahan, Global CEO
Adrian Talbot, Chief Fin’l Officer
Heather Craft, CEO, North America
Jeremy Lucas, CEO, UK
Laura Macdonald, Chief Growth Officer
Stephanie Pastorelli, Global Head of People & Culture
Ute Hildebrandt, Managing Director, Continental Europe
Hotwire is a global tech communications consultancy that helps businesses better engage and connect with their customers. From Sydney to San Francisco, we operate with a borderless mind-set across 15 locations including the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Australia, together with a partner network spanning 29 cities around the world.
The Lot at Formosa
1041 N. Formosa Avenue
FWB STE 500
West Hollywood, CA 90046
25 Charterhouse Square
London EC1M GAE
Contact: Samara Farber Mormar, Chief Marketing Officer
HUNTER is an award-winning consumer marketing communications firm ranked as a “Best Place to Work” and “Consumer Agency of the Year” with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London and partnerships that extend our reach globally. Beginning with research-driven insights, HUNTER executes strategic, integrated programs that build brand equity, increase engagement, and drive measurable business results. Our 250 person firm employs a powerful blend of marketing solutions––including strategic planning, earned media relations, social and digital media, talent and influencer engagement, experiential marketing, multicultural outreach, and content creation and distribution across all platforms and channels––to earn attention. We create, place, share and amplify brand narratives for some of the world’s best known and most beloved companies.
We are never complacent and in constant pursuit of opportunities that take us out of our comfort zone. We stay on the hunt for new ways to WOW our clients, grow as individuals, and evolve the agency.
Founded in 1989 with a specialization in food and nutrition, HUNTER has expanded organically into adjacent categories and as our clients moved on to new sectors and took us with them. Leading practice areas now include Food, Wine and Spirits, Retail, E-Commerce, Tech, Fashion, Health + Wellness, Beauty + Personal Care, Home + Lifestyle and Travel. Our motto is “we earn it,” and at HUNTER we focus on doing so in three key areas: earning consumer attention, earning client relationships, and earning staff dedication. Our creative approach, client service-orientation and values-driven culture has led to one of the longest average staff tenures in the business and some of the most enduring client relationships including TABASCO® Pepper Sauce, our first client 34 years ago and still a client today.
761 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851
Riverview II, 245 First St., 18th Flr., Cambridge, MA 02142
2800 Quarry Lake Dr., #380, Baltimore, MD 21209
150 Spear St., #825, San Francisco, CA 94105
12520 High Bluff Dr., #265, San Diego, CA 92130
Unit 805, Tower 1, Prosper Center, No.5 Guanghua Road Chao Yang District, Beijing 100020, PR CHINA
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to execute strategic communications and advisory programs that achieve business goals, build awareness and credibility, and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly-differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to approximately 1000 clients across more than 20 industry groups. ICR’s healthcare practice operates under the Westwicke brand. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America, maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Boston, Baltimore and Beijing. ICR also advises on capital markets transactions through ICR Capital, LLC.
Clients include: Abbott Laboratories, Asana, Beyond Meat, BigCommerce Holdings, Boot Barn, Capri Holdings, Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd., Colgate-Palmolive, Darden Restaurants, Dynatrace, Energy Vault, Enfusion, Freshpet, Harman, Intel/Mobileye, Jack-in-the-Box, Jamieson Laboratories Ltd., Killer Burger, Kymera Therapeutics, Leslie’s Poolmart, lululemon athletica, MongoDB, Inc., New York City REIT, Paramount Group, Inc., Planet Fitness, Regis Corp, Roots, SAB Biotherapeutics, Shake Shack, Sonos, Inc., Sprinklr, Starwood Property Trust, TAG Holdings, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, Waitr, Warby Parker, Workiva, Zoom and ZoomInfo
210 W. Pennsylvania Ave, Floor 7
Towson, MD 21204
Dave Imre, Executive Chairman
Anna Kotis, President
Brian Simmons, Chief Growth Officer
Patrick Sullivan, Chief Creative Officer
Anne Denford, Chief People Officer
Imre works with many of the world’s leading and high growth brands. Driven by innovation, the agency’s integrated suite of marketing communications services include brand strategy, creative, digital, social, omnichannel marketing, modern earned, production, and media, data & analytics.
In 2023, the firm will continue to focus on disrupting the conventions of life sciences marketing, fueled by the fresh perspective shared by its culturally-connected creators across the agency’s consumer marketing team. This intentional approach continues to lead to more fully-integrated AOR assignments, and transforming the agency into a talent magnet.
Imre partners with a diversified and growing portfolio of brands across pharmaceutical, biotech, automotive, sports and retail, among other categories. The agency maintains offices in New York, Baltimore and Philadelphia in addition to a growing group of employees who work from anywhere. Imre is an LGBTQ-founded company.
Additional offices: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago,Washington, D.C. and London
Jamie Diaferia, Founder & CEO
Zach Olsen, President
Isabel Podda, COO
Infinite Global is an award-winning strategic communications agency advising a wide range of domestic and international clients facing difficult scenarios in which reputational, legal and commercial risk is high.
We advise organizations and individuals, providing counsel and tactical support to mitigate risk and protect reputations when it matters most. We have broad sector experience managing our clients’ reputational risk, often involving active litigation, regulatory and political pressure, media attention and heightened public scrutiny. Infinite has an established data breach response practice that helps clients across a range of industries—including financial and legal services, education and healthcare—mitigate, prepare for and respond to the risks endemic to housing sensitive data.
Our work spans each phase of the crisis lifecycle: from pre-crisis preparation and planning, to rapid crisis response and post-crisis reputational repair.
Inspire PR Group
6120 S. Sunbury Rd.
Columbus, OH 43081
Hinda Mitchell, President
Hana Bieliauskas, Vice President
Diane Hurd, Vice President
Inspire PR Group is nationally recognized as a trusted communications partner to valued brands. As a full-service national firm integrating public relations, marketing and digital expertise, we help our clients see and navigate the bigger picture, not just the tactical win.
Our success is based on earning client trust, asking tough questions, creating tailored solutions and telling engaging stories. This is how we produce inspiring results.
At Inspire, we strongly believe that relationships feed results. Committed relationships lead to candid dialogue and help inform the best strategies. When we are a trusted partner in the process, more than just implementers of prescribed ideals, we find that we can collectively heighten expectations —and then exceed them.
Many of Inspire’s clients have maintained their relationship with us for more than five, 10 and even 20 years.
We’re drawn to companies, organizations and brands with well-defined values, a clear sense of purpose and commitments to social, environmental and community impact.
Inspire has deep knowledge of industry issues in the following areas, which allows us to move quickly on urgent issues while also navigating the nuances specific to the industry: Food & Agriculture, Corporate, Education (K-12 and Higher Ed), Trade & Member Associations, Sustainability & Energy, Nonprofit, Restaurants, Tourism & Hospitality, Development & Construction and Pet Care.
Offices in Washington D.C., New York, Boston, London.
Carrie Jones, CEO
Chris Sousa, CFO
Diane Wass, Managing Director, London
Linda Davis, Senior Director, Human Resources
Ken Deutsch, Head of Research & Insights
Adam Pawluk, CCO
JPA Health is a full-service, integrated marketing communications agency that is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in New York, Boston and London. We work exclusively in the health sector with a team that is laser focused on helping people live healthier lives. Our passion can be summed up in one word: Connect’ability, a term that JPA coined to reflect how we “bring it together” for our clients. Over the course of 2022, JPA Health continued its growth trajectory from years past, achieving 39% revenue growth, 33% client growth and 13% staff growth, compared to the previous year.
Clients include: American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American Kidney Fund, Applied Therapeutics, Arvinas, AstraZeneca, Ascendis, BlueWind Medical, Community Catalyst, Geisinger Medical Center, Glaukos, GSK, IDEXX, IgGenix, Intuitive, Kroger Health, Leadiant Biosciences, Lilly, LUNGevity, Medicines360, Merck, Milestone, National Institute of Health (NIH), Nobelpharma, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Sage Therapeutics, Sanofi, Takeda, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Physicians Foundation, The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Vibrant Gastro
Landis Communications Inc.
Sean Dowdall, President
Brianne Miller, Business Development Manager
Named America’s #1 PR Agency (Small Firm) (Ragan’s), the #1 Healthcare PR Agency in America (Ragan’s) and the firm PRSA San Francisco named “Agency of the Year,” San Francisco-based Landis Communications Inc. (LANDIS) is celebrating 33 years in business. LANDIS also is a two-time Gold Quill IABC Award winner, a PRSA Silver Anvil national award winner and has been named a top U.S. Social Media, Reputation Management and Media Relations Agency by TopPRAgencies.com.
LANDIS is an integrated public relations, digital/social media and marketing communications agency with clients in health care, technology, sustainability / environmental science and consumer goods and services. LANDIS’ services include: public relations, marketing, content marketing, social media, digital marketing, advertising, email marketing, video production, crisis communications, media and presentation training and more. Clients include AEye, Amgen, Centre for Neuro Skills, Lucile Packard Children’s Foundation for Children’s Health, UCSF, Global Alzheimer’s Platform Foundation, Save the Redwoods League, Peninsula Open Space Trust, Sonoma Land Trust, Together Bay Area, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, Graton Casino Resort, Align Surgical Associates and more.
Landis Communications is a two-time Gold Quill IABC Award winner, a PRSA Silver Anvil national award winner and has been named a top U.S. Social Media, Reputation Management and Media Relations Agency by TopPRAgencies.com.
LANDIS is a certified member of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, is an official Corporate Diversity Supplier and is certified as a Small Business Enterprise by the City of San Francisco. LANDIS is the San Francisco member agency of the Public Relations Global Network, with 50+ affiliate agencies worldwide.
Jason Mandell, Partner
Jesse Odell, Partner
Brett Weiner, Partner
Meghan Cavanaugh, SVP, Content Practice Lead
Lisa Picasso, SVP, Consumer Practice Lead
Jen Holmes, SVP, Enterprise + Deep Tech Practice Lead
Gavin Skillman, SVP, Enterprise Practice Lead
Matt Calderone, SVP, Climate Practice Lead
Rachel Shepheard, SVP
Amy Arthur, SVP, Finance
Mike Schroeder, SVP, New Clients
LaunchSquad is an award-winning public relations and creative communications agency. Founded in 2000, we are a diverse team of storytellers, writers, artists, strategists, and analysts. We partner with companies to create handcrafted programs tailored to their needs and designed for lasting impact. We are proud to promote companies who are shaking up or establishing brand new industries, from healthcare and energy to AI, retail, cybersecurity, biotech and life sciences.
Storytelling is at the center of the work we do. Our team partners with clients to elevate their stories and spread them in ways that demand attention, build lasting engagement, solve perception challenges and create dynamic market leaders.
Our capabilities include expert media relations and traditional PR programs, content strategy and development, video and design concepts and production, social media, live or virtual experiences, crisis communications and influencer/paid media programs. We are committed to constantly measuring, analyzing and optimizing our campaigns, switching gears on a dime and ensuring every campaign is delivering the highest possible impact and results.
Clients include: Anyscale, Arcadia, Bicycle Health, Climeworks, Cohere, Divert, Equip, General Catalyst, Goodwill, ICF, iHeartMedia, Uber, Netflix, On Running and more.
Donna L. LaVoie, President & CEO
James Heins, SVP & Managing Director
Ella Deych, SVP, Finance & COO
Lisa DeScenza, Head of New Business
Founded in 2001, LaVoieHealthScience advances health and science innovations through our partnerships with global medical and health companies and brands to build recognition and value, attract capital, and reach business partners, medical audiences, customers, and talent through integrated communications and marketing. We transform health and science innovations through public relations, investor relations and corporate communications, as well as marketing, and digital services. We are recognized as a strategic communications agency for moving the needle, bringing solid, creative solutions, and decades of specialized experience to our clients. We are ranked among the Top 30 independent healthcare communications agencies in the United States according to O’Dwyer’s 2023 public relations firm rankings. We are an award-winning agency having won over 60 public relations and investor relations awards and are a member of the Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing private companies Hall of Fame. We are certified in healthcare communications compliance and serve commercial and pre-commercial clients both domestically and globally. Through our alliance with Omnicom Public Relations Group, we bring our global clients a broader set of health and science teams offering over 2,000 health experts worldwide. We are committed to serving health and science clients offering broad domain experience in animal science, autoimmune diseases, CAR-T, cell and gene therapy, generational AI, diagnostics, CNS, CRISPR, immuno-oncology, lysosomal diseases, medtech, medical devices, neurodegeneration, oncology, ophthalmology, precision medicines, rare diseases, regenerative medicine, and more. We’ve earned our clients’ trust with 21 years in our sector and have developed over 450 communications plans.
Lawlor Media Group
Norah Lawlor, Principal & CEO
Lawlor Media Group is a full-service, luxury lifestyle Public Relations and Marketing Agency with over 20 years experience in successfully meeting the needs of clients in diverse arenas including Beauty Health & Wellness, Charity Philanthropy & Not-for-Profit, Entertainment and the Arts, Technology, Fashion, FMCG, Commercial and Residential Real Estate development, Travel hospitality and night life.
Lawlor Media Group’s expertise covers the entire spectrum of strategic Public Relations and marketing development—from branding, marketing, buzz building, crisis management, investor relations through political communications.
Lou Hammond Group
Lou Rena Hammond, Founder
Stephen Hammond, CEO
Lou Hammond Group (LHG) is an award-winning firm specializing in the key industries of travel, economic development, destinations, culinary/spirits, real estate, lifestyle, and technology. With offices in New York, Atlanta, Charleston, Denver, Houston, Miami, Savannah, and Tampa, the agency has 45 employees offering brand development, public relations, digital strategy, social media management and analysis, creative programming, and marketing strategy.
For nearly 40 years, LHG has been an industry leader providing superior, results-driven services to clients globally. Founded by industry trailblazer Lou Hammond, the agency takes pride in remaining fiercely independent and departing from business-as-usual. LHG continues to grow with an emphasis on digital, social, design, advertising and branding in an ever-evolving media landscape. With quality and trust as guiding principles, LHG has developed a proven yet agile and strategic approach earning it recognition as one of the nation’s most award-winning marketing and communications firms.
Scott Signore, CEO & Principal
Mandy Mladenoff, President\.
CEO of Matter, Scott Signore.
Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency that integrates PR, marketing and creative services into content-rich campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with offices throughout North America and 250+ employees, Matter works with the world’s most innovative companies across high-technology, healthcare, consumer technology, professional services and consumer markets.
We are experts in storytelling. That means we’re laser-focused on getting a client’s message out and heard by the right audiences, in the right places. Our strategic communications programs maximize earned, owned, shared and paid media to tell—and show—credible brand stories.
We have in-house, award-winning video and podcast production capabilities as well as graphic design and web development services for projects big and small. Our creative, video and data-driven marketing teams work hand-in-hand with the PR teams to create high-performance assets that amplify brand stories, increase reach and drive ROI.
We understand how a campaign can be brought to life across multiple platforms and mediums, and the interplay between the mix—elevating any brand.
Clients include: Aetna, Bangor Savings Bank, Beyond Identity, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Blue Yonder, Catalyst Health Group, Cisco Systems, Inc., CSG, CVS Health, CVS Pharmacy, Debiopharm, Evenflo, Everbridge, FloQast, Food Lion, Hitachi, Ltd., KPMG, Magnit, Mimecast, MIT Sloan Executive Education, Omnicare, Pluralsight, Quantum, RSM US LLP, SailPoint, SANS Institute, Sappi NA, symplr, Tricentis and Vicarious Surgical
1101 West River Parkway
Suite 400 (Headquarters)
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Matt Kucharski, President
Padilla is a full-service agency that transforms brands and organizations through strategically creative communications. Our work across deep areas of sector expertise in agriculture and environmental sciences, food, beverage and nutrition, health, technology and financial services, is consistently recognized by industry partners such as the PRWeek Awards, PRovoke IN2 SABRE Awards and PRSA Anvil Awards, among others. Padilla operates in seven cities in the U.S. through its family of brands, which includes, SHIFT (performance communications), FoodMinds (food and nutrition affairs) and Joe Smith (brand strategy). As an AVENIR GLOBAL company and a founding member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, the agency provides services to clients through 155 offices worldwide. Transform with purpose at PadillaCo.com.
PAN Communications Inc.
Digital Storytelling—Connected Content—Results that Matter!
Philip A. Nardone, President & CEO
Mark Nardone, Chief Marketing Officer
Elizabeth Famiglietti, Chief People and Culture Officer
Darlene Doyle, Chief Client Officer
Megan Kessler, Chief of Integrated Marketing & Strategy
Gary Torpey, Chief Financial Officer
Dan Martin, EVP, Healthcare
Juliana Allen, EVP
Gareth Thomas, Managing Director
PAN Communications is a leading integrated marketing and PR agency servicing B2B tech and healthcare brands. With 25+ years of experience, PAN helps companies transform ideas into captivating stories that align to mid- and late-stage growth strategies through the firm’s NXT Stage approach. Recognized as an Agency of the Year and Best Mid-sized Agency to Work For, PAN has office locations in Boston, San Francisco, New York, Orlando, and London, as well as a growing virtual community. The agency is positioned to help brands emerge in new markets and scale globally, with experience driving integrated strategy across a variety of brands like Absolute Software, athenahealth, NTT Data, Qualtrics, Radial, and Veeam. PAN strives to help today’s marketers by integrating a combination of services to better engage with target audiences, drive revenue, and move markets.
Clients include: Algolia, Amdocs, Amwell, athenahealth, Aurora Solar, Bitdefender, Booz Allen, Boston Consulting Group, Botify, Brightside Health, Clarify Health, iCIMS, LeanTaaS, Menlo Security, NTT Data, Qualtrics, Thales, Toshiba/Americas, UPS Capital and Veeam.
Read Jennifer Prosek’s article “Culture During Times of Crisis”posted on odwyerpr.com.
Jennifer Prosek, Mark Kollar, Russell Sherman, Andy Merrill, Mickey Mandelbaum, Caroline Gibson, Karen Niovitch Davis, Mike Geller, Neil Goklani, Brian Schaffer, Nadia Damouni, Partners
Prosek Partners builds—and protects—the top brands in business. We are a certified Woman-Owned Business and among the largest independent, integrated communications and marketing firms globally.
Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, Prosek delivers business impact through an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Services include media relations, thought leadership, social and digital media, public affairs, investor relations, financial communications, transaction services, crisis communications and issues management, content creation, conference support, publishing, media training and more.
Prosek’s strategic branding and integrated marketing arm—Prophecy by Prosek—offers brand strategy, award-winning design, digital and advertising capabilities.
Prosek has been named PRovoke’s “Global and North American Corporate/Financial Agency of the Year” and a top-five global M&A and shareholder activism agency.
Clients include: Bridgewater, Carlyle Group, Citi, Edward Jones, Franklin Templeton, Gallagher, General Atlantic, Goldman Sachs, Hartford Funds, ICE, Man Group, Northwestern Mutual, Prudential, Rockefeller and SkyBridge Capital.
Pugh & Tiller PR
Other Office Locations:
Jessica Tiller, Matthew Pugh, Partners
Ray Weiss, Senior Counsel
Pugh & Tiller Partners Matthew Pugh and Jessica Tiller.
Pugh & Tiller PR helps businesses and organizations reach, engage, and influence the right audiences in order to achieve their communications and business objectives.
Staffing accounts with senior-level executives, we have developed a lasting reputation for getting results by using an integrated approach to communications throughout our 15-year history. Our services include media and influencer relations, social media, crisis communications, and marketing services—all anchored by strategic communications planning.
We focus on four industries: commercial real estate, healthcare, insurance and employee benefits, professional services, and technology. We also specialize in developing and executing communications plans to support M&A activity as well as helping international companies enter into and grow in the U.S. market.
Clients include: Alera Group, The Arc Baltimore, The Arc Maryland, Benefit Advisors Network, Blueprint Software Systems, dancker, Dream Finders Home, FieldBin, Fivestar, Future AI, GCG Financial, Infrascale, JMT | Architecture, National Assn. of Real Estate Brokers, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, New Zealand Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Patient First, RailField Partners, Shawe Rosenthal, STRmix, Ltd. and The Traffic Group
Racepoint Global, Inc.
46 Waltham Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Larry Weber, Founder and Chairman
Bob Osmond, President
Phil Chadwick, Chief Financial Officer
Carolyn Regan, Chief People Officer
Laura Smith, Executive Vice President, Account Services
Ben Haber, Executive Vice President, Account Services
The communications landscape is in constant flux, rife with challenges—and opportunities—for brands. Racepoint Global (RPG) is an independent integrated communications agency that helps tech-forward clients succeed by shaping and leading the conversations that matter.
RPG crafts customer-centric narratives and creates multi-channel communications strategies that influence, engage, and reach target audiences in authentic ways. For twenty years, RPG’s work has established competitive differentiation and driven business impact.
RPG delivers a range of services, including foundational brand development work, earned media and traditional PR services, content development and events, executive visibility and thought leadership, and paid media. RPG creates award-winning client work and is consistently ranked among the top technology agencies.
To learn more about how we can help you shape conversations that matter, visit racepointglobal.com.
Kathy Bloomgarden, Chief Executive Officer
Michael Schubert, Chief Innovation Officer
Peggy Walsh, Global Chief Operating Officer
Ruder Finn is one of the world’s largest independent global communications and creative agencies. Founded in 1948, Ruder Finn has defined and redefined PR for 75 years, shaping communications that help move industry-defining brands, companies and leaders from what’s now to what’s next. Ruder Finn provides clients with bold communications strategies based on a global perspective and localized market knowledge that redefine leadership, reimagine the marketplace, and rethink customer experiences around a shared sense of purpose. The agency is organized around five core areas of expertise—Healthcare, Technology, Commerce, Leadership and Workplace—with RF.Studios and tech incubator RF.TechLab providing cutting-edge predictive analytics, breakthrough creative, and customer-focused digital engagement. Ruder Finn has offices across 3 continents including the U.S., Asia and Europe. Wholly owned agencies within Ruder Finn Group include: Ruder Finn Inc., Osmosis Films, Touchdown, Peppercomm, Comunicad, Mantis, RLA Collective, jacobstahl, RF Bloom, and SPI Group. For more information visit www.ruderfinn.com.
Slide Nine Agency
Lauren Parker, President & CEO
Ann Mulvany, Sr. Partner & COO
Whitney Somerville, Senior Partner and CXO
(L to R) Slide Nine Agency owners co-owners Whitney Somerville, Lauren Parker and Ann Mulvany.
Slide Nine is a 100% women-owned, integrated marketing/communications agency. We take the friction out of storytelling and craft communications that shift perception and move people to action. With a core focus on brands that propel our economy, we have deep experience in energy, healthcare, agriculture, technology, manufacturing and professional services. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the Slide Nine team spans five states and serves clients across North America. For more information, visit www.slidenine.com
2001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20006
Jonathan Wilson, CEO
Michelle Gross, President
Michelle Strier, Chief Strategy Officer
Rob Oquendo, Chief Innovation Officer
Justin Rubin, Chief Creative Officer
Dan Zaret, Chief Financial Officer
Andrea Sessler, Chief Human Resources Officer
Tim Goddard, President, Global Health Marketing & Communications (GHMC)
Spectrum Science is the only full-service, fully integrated, science-driven, global marketing, communications and media agency under a single P&L. This independent agency delivers across advertising, communications, brand experience through multi-channel marketing, clinical trial recruitment, scientific strategy and medical communications, at all points in the company and product lifecycle.
Spectrum’s team are experts in science––focused on strategic engagements with its client audiences. Fueled by its proprietary methodology, the Spectrumtific Method, Spectrum leverages human-centered insights, atomic creative, innovative storytelling and technology to deliver the right solutions for each client’s goals and reach their audiences where they are with the content they need and want.
Spectrum’s interwoven model integrates specialists across client service, strategy, creative and innovation to put clients at the center. Every engagement begins with a proprietary, insights-driven process steeped in data, science and human behavior that enables custom-built teams to work in lockstep to deliver atomic creative and game-changing activations to achieve each client’s goals.
Not limited by geography, Spectrum works seamlessly across offices in DC, New York, Chicago and London––with global reach through Global Health Marketing & Communications (GHMC), the largest independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide.
Seek out Spectrum for high-caliber, high-science communications and the elusive efficiencies of integrated solutions—as Spectrum is ready to go Beyond the Science Quo for you.
Suzanne Parsonage Miller, Pres. & Founder
SPM is an award-winning PR, media relations, social, influencer and crisis management agency where people come first and great work wins the day. For nearly 25 years, SPM has helped build and protect food, restaurant, retail, franchise and lifestyle brands. SPM's proactive, innovative approach is rooted in critical thinking about clients' business to get results that make a measurable bottom line impact. We live our values to go above and beyond in all we do.
Clients Include: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas (pro bono), Bonchon, Calloway’s, Camp Bow Wow, Chuck E. Cheese, Goldfish Swim School, Gold's Gym, Hilton Anatole, Karbach Brewing Co., Kirkland’s, La Madeleine, Miller's Ale House, Modern Market, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Peter Piper Pizza, Pollo Campero, Resource Center, Shipley Do-Nuts, Utz and Wildway.
Alex Stanton, CEO
Tom Faust, Charlyn Lusk, Managing Directors
Liam Collopy, Matt Conroy, Michael Goodwin, Josh Greenwald, Scott Lessne, Katrin Lieberwirth, Senior VPs
Stanton provides strategic public relations and integrated communications to clients across a spectrum of industry sectors and sizes, from global firms to mid-size leaders and entrepreneurial enterprises.
Clients are attracted toand find a home atour firm because we deliver a unique blend of smart strategy, strong relationships, innovative thinking and first-class execution that produces business-changing results.
With teams in New York and California and a global network, we support our clients across a variety of communications disciplines including media relations, brand messaging, content development and marketing, executive visibility, thought leadership, digital marketing and social media, reputation & crisis management, and creative and design services. Our deep understanding of the business and financial world and the media covering it allows us to position clients effectively within a broader context. We employ a “practitioner model” where our senior professionals spend the vast majority of their time on client work. We ask tough questions, challenge assumptions, and suggest bold solutions. Flexibility, collaboration, responsiveness, and bureaucracy-free service are the hallmarks of our client relationships.
Clients include 3i Capital, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Insurance, Arklight Capital Assurant, Bain Capital, Carl Marks Advisors, Conning Asset Management, CSAA Insurance Group, CVC Capital Partners, EmPRO Insurance, First Eagle Alternative Credit, FFL Capital Partners, HGGC Capital, Hometap, Kline Hill Capital Partners, Makena Capital, Marin Health, Mosser Living Real Estate, Northleaf Capital Partners, OceanSound Partners, One Equity Partners, One Inc. Payments Rackspace Technology, Schulte Roth & Zabel, Sun Capital Partners Summit Health/City MD, Toorak Capital Real Estate, VSS Capital Partners and Winston & Strawn
Stanton Communications Inc.
45 Rockefeller Plaza, #2000
New York, NY 10111
Peter V. Stanton, CEO
Lori Russo, President
Emily Wenstrom, SVP
Stanton Communications, Inc., is a strategic public relations firm providing counsel and program implementation to clients across the globe. We are fully independent and wholly dedicated to advancing our clients’ business goals through creative communication.
For more than 30 years, the firm has enjoyed a reputation for combining serious strategic thinking with service excellence, and for blending insightful strategy with tremendous agility. We build our teams with a balance of talent so clients benefit from the best we have to offer.
Among our clients are some of the world’s most successful organizations in multiple industry sectors including energy, technology, hospitality and lifestyle, professional societies and industry associations. We provide a range of services from issue communication and public affairs to strategic communication planning, reputation enhancement, media relations and thought leadership, crisis mitigation and spokesperson preparation.
On behalf of our clients, Stanton Communications has won more than 50 industry awards including multiple Silver Anvils, the public relations profession’s highest honor. We are consistently named among the Agency Elite Top 100 in PR News’ listing and have been named the Best Small Agency in America by The Holmes Report, in addition to multiple citations as one of the Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.
Clients, among others, include: GE Grid Solutions, GE Renewable Energy, American Society for Nondestructive testing, American Statistical Assn., International Coaching Federation, International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis/World Thrombosis Day, Live! Casino & Hotel, Quad Graphics, and W. L. Gore & Associates.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Trevelino/Keller continues to place emphasis on talent retention in today’s empowered workforce environment. It could not be more humbled by its ability to maintain the industry’s number one talent retention, having lost two people to agencies in 20 years. The firm’s management team [average tenure of 16 years] has successfully incubated new talent, supported by its TKU professional development platform and innovative reward offerings like its Wild Blue Yonder [WBY], a travel curated program that sends staff members into the Wild Blue Yonder on vacation getaways around the world where they can play, then choose to extend their stay and take advantage of its flex workplace. Its T/K Niners program is an off-shoot that rewards staff on their ninth anniversary with a personal getaway.
On the business development side, its pioneering reputation marketing approach powered by public relations, growth marketing and creative services, resonates with an increasing number of emerging and middle market companies wanting a single source solution. And more companies are responding favorably to the firm’s “NoGo” policy of No Long-term Contracts, No Minimums and No Mark-ups.
Ranked as the #2 Atlanta-based firm, its home on Atlanta’s burgeoning urban westside, speaks to its progressive culture that sets a tone unique to the public relations marketplace. Dominating in technology while successfully growing healthcare, financial services, government, lifestyle and franchising, the firm’s client base cuts across the country and increasingly more often, around the world.
Initiatives like T/K SmallBiz— www.tksmallbiz.com—designed to serve more traditional small businesses and its public education initative Voice4Change—www.voice4changeproject.com—are examples of its efforts to support and serve the under resourced. Additionally, the firm continues to operate Winepreneurs, its entrepreneur program that brings entrepreneurs, investors and influencers together to connect and thrive.
500 Harrison Avenue
Boston MA 02118
Jean Serra, CEO and founder
Jen Plimpton, COO
Katelyn Holbrook, Managing Director, EVP (B2B Tech)
Melissa Mahoney, EVP (Climate Tech)
Kristen Leathers, SVP (Healthcare Tech)
V2 Communications is the public relations and digital communications firm for disruptive global brands, redefining what it means to be a strategic communications partner. V2 is a full-service agency helps brands navigate the complexities that define communications today to drive business success and growth. The firm’s skilled professionals combine a business mindset and creative thinking to provide the strategic counsel, campaign ideas and results that move businesses forward.
V2’s services span public relations, corporate communications, content, social and creative, allowing us to seamlessly deliver high-impact, integrated communications campaigns. V2 works with a broad spectrum of clients across B2B, climate tech and healthcare technologies. The team is proud to partner with brands including UiPath, Rocket Software, Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Current Health, a Best Buy Health Company.
Among the many awards for its work, culture, leadership and growth, V2 Communications was named #66 on O’Dwyer’s list of top PR firms; it also regularly appears on top places to work lists both in the communications industry and the Boston area.
Dan Simon, Chairman,
Binna Kim, Group CEO, [email protected]
Ishviene Arora, President & Chief Client Officer, [email protected]
Elspeth Rothwell, EMEA CEO, [email protected]
Amber Roberts, US CEO, [email protected]
Eric Hazard, Managing Director & CEO Vested Ventures, [email protected]
Christina Bertinelli, Chief Integration Officer, [email protected]
Milton Ezrati, Chief Economist
Vested is a global and integrated communications and marketing agency focused exclusively on the financial services industry. One of the world’s largest financial services agencies with offices in the US, the UK and Canada, Vested creates and delivers award-winning integrated programs for financial brands both big and small, including AON, Bloomberg, Morgan Stanley, and more. We attract and retain the industry’s best talent through our equity ownership model and entrepreneurial approach—from unlimited vacation days to sabbaticals. Entrepreneurial to the core, Vested launched the industry’s first agency-run investment group, Vested Ventures, acquired business journalism site Talking Biz News and digital marketing and web development agency Red Lab, and launched creative hub Finance Studio.
The agency supports a range of firms across the financial spectrum, including banks, asset managers, private wealth, capital markets firms, industry associations, fintech companies and more. Clients include: Aon, Bailard, Bloomberg, DTCC, Diebold Nixdorf, Finastra, Morgan Stanley Wealth, Museum of American Finance, NEPC, SEI, and more.