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Padilla Ranked PR firm


1101 West River Pkwy., #400, Minneapolis, MN 55415


Founded: 1961.

Agency Statement:

Padilla is an independently operated, globally resourced public relations and communication company with offices across the United States. The agency builds, grows and protects brands and reputations worldwide by creating purposeful connections with the people who matter most through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy.

Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds, and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors.

Clients include 3M, Barnes & Noble College, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Cargill Animal Nutrition, Hass Avocado Board, Mayo Clinic, Prosciutto di Parma, Rockwell Automation, Sanofi Pasteur, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, the Virginia Lottery and Welch’s.

Padilla is an AVENIR GLOBAL company and is a founding member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 132 independently owned partner offices in 115 cities on six continents.

Connect with purpose at

Matt Kucharski, pres.; Lynn Casey, chair; Heath Rudduck, chief creative officer; Mike Mulvihill, Brian Ellis, Greg Tarmin, Laura Cubillos, exec. VPs; Christian Markow, Barry Saunders, Dan Reilly, sr. VPs

101 W. Commerce Rd., Richmond, VA 23224
Natalie Smith, sr. VP

4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich St., 48th flr., New York, NY 10007
Greg Tarmin, exec. VP & mng. dir., NYC

1100 G St. NW, #805, Washington, DC 20005
Kathryn Harrington, sr. VP

456 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA 94104
Laura Cubillos, exec. VP

328 South Jefferson St., #750, Chicago, IL 60661
Michelle Kijek, sr. VP

Clients Include:

Barnes & Noble College
Be The Match®
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Bordeaux Wine Region
Hass Avocado Board
Mayo Clinic
Niagara Conservation
Prosciutto di Parma
Ribera y Rueda Wine Regions
Rockwell Automation
Sanofi Pasteur
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
The Virginia Lottery