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Bliss Group, The Ranked PR firm

Bliss Group, The

Member of The Next Practice

230 Park Avenue, Second Floor West, New York, NY 10169

212/840-1661; fax: 212/840-1663

[email protected]

Employees: 100. Founded: 1975.

Agency Statement:

The Bliss Group is a data-driven marketing communications agency that specializes in building value for top-tier healthcare, technology, financial and professional services companies. We are storytellers and integrated marketers working with data scientists to create proprietary algorithms and innovative media models that give our clients a unique market advantage.

What sets Bliss apart is the combined subject matter expertise of its executives, significant experience navigating regulated industries and complex sectors, and proprietary analytics tools that create unique business and marketing insights. We combine this with an exceptionally high level of client engagement to ensure we are aligned, as a team and to the audience we plan to reach.

Clients include some of the most respected names in the industries served. Average tenure among large clients is eight plus years and reflects the team's unwavering commitment to support their clients in all situations.

Want to learn more? Contact us at [email protected].

Cortney Stapleton, CEO; Bob Pearson, chair; Michael Roth, mng. partner; Janine Savarese, CEO, NextTech Communications, a Bliss Group company

Clients Include:

CVS Health and Aetna
Exponent Women
Ford Foundation
Funding Circle
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
MSD Japan
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Nationwide Advisory Solutions
West Monroe

Bliss Group, The in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Bliss Group Names Porro Impact Group Co-Head

Tue., Feb. 6, 2024

... Emily Porro The Bliss Group names Emily Porro as SVP and co-leader of the firm’s impact practice. Porro was...

On the Move: Current Global's Devlin Steps Down

Wed., Jan. 17, 2024

...and served in various client service roles at BlissPR in New York City (now The Bliss Group ). In her new position, Stenclik will work closely with Akrete founder and CEO Margy Sweeney to lead the...

Stephens Calls for 'End of Cult of Celebrity' in News Biz

Mon., Nov. 20, 2023

...RelationsCorey Lacey, Content Strategist, HUNTERJennifer Lawrence, Account Supervisor, The TASC GroupQuintin Maidment, Vice President, The Bliss Group Megan Miller, Account Director, 360PR+Alexa Nikiforou, Director, Media, Lippe TaylorPatrice Rajacic, Senior Vice President, MarinoJennifer...

The Critical Role of People in an Ideas Economy

Mon., Aug. 14, 2023

...ourselves and for the clients we serve. *** Ken Kerrigan is a Senior Vice President at The Bliss Group , where he co-leads the agency’s professional services practice. He’s been a member of NYU’s...

Managing Volatility

Wed., Aug. 9, 2023

...Handley is Executive Vice President, Head of Growth and Financial Services Practice Co-Lead at The Bliss Group . Greg Hassel is Senior Vice President and Financial Services Practice Co-Lead at ...

On the Move: Bliss Names Toomey Head of Employee Experience

Mon., Jun. 5, 2023

... Keri Toomey The Bliss Group names senior VP and professional services practice co-lead Keri Toomey as the firm’s first...

Generative AI and the Future of Work

Tue., May 9, 2023

...Data Scientist at The Next Practices Group. Adam Schwartzman is Head of Content at The Bliss Group ....

Health PR Firms Post 24.8% '22 Growth

Thu., Apr. 6, 2023

...culture continued to thrive, as demonstrated by its 95 percent voluntary retention rate among staff. The Bliss Group Builds on '22 Momentum Michael Roth ...

On the Move: Dolphin Entertainment Names DOTY CMO

Thu., Mar. 30, 2023 invaluable resource to our team.” (L to R) Reed Handley, Alexis Odesser & Sally Slater The Bliss Group promotes Reed Handley, Alexis Odesser and Sally Slater to EVPs, a newly created position...

PR Firms Chart 18.2% Growth In '22

Mon., Mar. 27, 2023

...students; 70 percent from BIPOC communities) to evangelize the benefits of a career in communications. The Bliss Group Makes Move to New HQ ...

On the Move: Bliss Group Names Stapleton CEO

Mon., Feb. 27, 2023

... Cortney Stapleton The Bliss Group  names Cortney Stapleton CEO. Stapleton has been with the firm since 2003, serving as managing...

On the Move: Bliss Group Names Barger Texas GM

Fri., Jan. 27, 2023

... Andrea Barger The Bliss Group  adds Andrea Barger as GM, Texas. Barger has most recently served as VP, marketing and communications at...

News of Firms: Next Practices, Bliss Launch NPG Health

Thu., Jan. 19, 2023

... Gloria Vanderham The Next Practices Group and The Bliss Group introduce NPG Health, a life sciences marketing and communications collective. The collective will launch...

Kerrigan Finds Bliss

Wed., Jan. 4, 2023

... Ken Kerrigan PR veteran Ken Kerrigan has joined The Bliss Group as senior VP and co-head of its professional services unit, which he will lead...

On the Move: DCI Group Ups Rumenap, Wolf

Tue., Dec. 13, 2022

...DCI Group’s hallmark over the past 25 years,” said DCI Group CEO Doug Goodyear. Melissa Stone The Bliss Group  names Melissa Stone VP, head of digital media. Prior to joining ...

News of Firms: Bliss Group Unveils Workplace Specialty Group

Wed., Dec. 7, 2022

... The Bliss Group forms the Workplace Specialty Group, an initiative focused on providing counsel, strategy and programming...

News of Firms: Bliss Teams with Ringer Sciences

Fri., Nov. 11, 2022

... The Bliss Group  and Ringer Sciences launch the Executive Signals Platform, an audience intelligence platform that analyzes the behavior of...

What Technology Accomplishes is Up to Us

Tue., Nov. 8, 2022

...a question that will never end and never gets old. *** Cortney Stapleton is Managing Partner at  The Bliss Group . Janine Savarese is CEO of NextTech Communications. Bob Pearson is CEO of ...

The Unfinished Business of Healthcare

Tue., Oct. 11, 2022

...unfinished business in healthcare. Our answer is to form a new healthcare team across The Bliss Group and The Next Practices Group, called NPG Health, which will launch later this year. *** Bob...

News of Firms: Next Practices Group Launches Shared Services Team

Thu., Sep. 15, 2022

... The Next Practices Group, a network of founder-driven firms that includes The Bliss Group , The Next Practice and NextTech Communications, introduces a "Shared Services" team. The team will...

How to Market a New Professional Services Model

Tue., Aug. 23, 2022

...Toomey is a Senior Vice President and Head of the Professional Services practice at The Bliss Group . ...

On the Move: Weber Shandwick Adds EVP Mellon, SVP Sullivan

Tue., May 24, 2022

...Bloch Mellon as executive vice president of financial services. She joins the agency from The Bliss Group , where she most recently served as senior vice president and co-leader of the firm's...

News of Firms: Stagwell Expands Into Africa

Thu., Feb. 24, 2022

...initiative and partnership with Hopkins and the DoD was led by Michael Roth at The Bliss Group and Colin Foster at The Next Practice. Each model thinking from a mathematical, PESO...

News of Firms: Propel Adds Disability Widget to Platform

Fri., Nov. 19, 2021

...important and was easier than I imagined," said Cutler. Bliss Impact, a new offering from The Bliss Group focusing on purpose-driven initiatives, is one of 10 technology and professional services companies that...

On the Move: Suvanto Named First CEO of Edelman Financial

Tue., Nov. 2, 2021

...continue to invest significantly to further grow our team," said Edelman CEO Richard Edelman. Bill Smith The Bliss Group  hires Bill Smith as SVP to lead paid, earned, shared and owned (PESO) communications strategy and...

News of Firms: Bliss Group Launches Bliss Impact

Wed., Oct. 27, 2021

... The Bliss Group introduces Bliss Impact; an offering focused on providing counsel, campaign management and collaboration for...

Healthcare Opportunities for 2021 and Beyond

Wed., Oct. 13, 2021

...serve together. That’s plenty of motivation for us. *** Michael Roth is Managing Partner and Owner of The Bliss Group . Bob Pearson is CEO of ...

News of Firms: Bliss Group Launches NextTech Communications

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021

... The Bliss Group   launches NextTech Communications, a new firm that will be formed through its acquisition of technology-focused...

PR's Top Pros Talk: Michael Roth

Wed., Sep. 29, 2021

... The Bliss Group owner and managing partner Michael Roth talks about why communicators need to be able...

On the Move: Finsbury Hires Ex-EPA PA Advisor Bloomgren

Thu., Sep. 23, 2021

...can differentiate and achieve their strategic business goals faster,” said Bospar principal Curtis Sparrer. Erin Harrison The Bliss Group  hires Erin Harrison as VP in its business & professional services practice and adds Courtland...

From Issues-Based to Audience-Based Content

Thu., Aug. 12, 2021

...of marketing and sales and benefit all parties involved. *** Miles Hill is Vice President at The Bliss Group ....

From Insights to Actions: a PR Pro’s Guide to Analytics

Mon., May 10, 2021

...Rodriguez is Senior Director of Analytics and Sally Slater is Head of Innovation at The Bliss Group ....

Next Practices Group Invests in Bliss

Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

... Bob Pearson The Next Practices Group has invested in Bliss Integrated Communication, with the firm being renamed The Bliss Group . Michael Roth and Cortney Rhoads-Stapleton will become managing partners of ...

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