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Padilla Ranked PR firm


Founding Partner of Worldcom Public Relations Group

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

612/455-1700; fax: 612/455-1060

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, John Himle, Laura Cubillos, Susan Pitman, exec. VPs

101 W. Commerce Rd., Richmond, VA 23224
804/675-8100; fax: 804/675-8183; finance fax: 804/675-8180
Natalie Smith, sr. VP

4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich St., 48th flr., New York, NY 10007
212/229-0500; fax: 212/229-0523
Greg Tarmin, exec. VP & mng. dir., NYC

1100 G St. NW, #805, Washington, DC 20005
703/894-5460; fax 703/894-5470
Susan Pitman, exec. VP

535 Mission St., 14th flr., #1657, San Francisco, CA 94105
650/860-5010; fax 650/860-5016
Laura Cubillos, exec. VP

328 South Jefferson St., #750, Chicago, IL 60661
312/258-9500; fax 312/258-9501
Michelle Kijek, sr. VP


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