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rbb Communications

355 Alhambra Circle, Miami, FL 33134

305/445-6264; fax: 305/448-5027

[email protected]

Employees: 78. Founded: 2001.

Agency Statement:

rbb is a leading integrated communications agency that champions Break-Out Brands. Through proprietary research, rbb inspires companies with insights to create customer passion that delivers bottom-line results. rbb offers PR/media relations, digital marketing, influencer engagement, corporate communications, crisis/reputation management, social media, strategic branding and advertising/creative campaigns. Specialty sectors include consumer and lifestyle, energy, food & beverage, franchising, healthcare, Hispanic marketing, professional services, travel and hospitality.

Headquartered in Miami with a national presence. In the past decade, the agency has been named Agency of the Year six times, received 100+ Awards for our work and the firm also has international reach across 50 countries through its partnership with PROI Worldwide, the largest global network of independent agencies. In recent years, rbb received the highly coveted Best of Silver Anvil for Crisis Communications by the Public Relations Society of America.

Executive Leadership: Christine Barney, CEO; Lisa Ross, Pres.; Tina Elmowitz, Exec. VP

Clients Include:

Altura Capital
Andretti Global
Apex Service Partners
Apogee Engineering
Apple Leisure Group
Bahamas Museum of Junkanoo
Bank of America
Berger Singerman LLP
BlockEnergy LLC
Brown & Brown Insurance
Cinch Home Services
Cleveland Clinic
Codina Partners
DHL Express
Engage PEO
Feld Entertainment
Fisher Island Club
Florida City Gas
Florida International University College of Nursing and Health Services
Florida Power and Light
Florida Victorious
Florida Vocational Institute
Global Life Technologies Corp.
Gold & Gold PA
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
Gunster Law
Health Foundation of South Florida
Holtzman Vogel
Invicta Watches
Kaufman Rossin & Co.
Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Miami Downtown Development Authority
Miami Jewish Health
National Debt Relief, LLC
Neste US
Primrose School Franchising Co.
Sidley Austin LLP
Suffolk Construction Company
Tavistock Development Co.
West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority
World of Hyatt, Inclusive Collection
Wright National Flood Insurance Services
WSP Engineering

rbb Communications in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: rbb Communications Adds Coulton, Kirschner

Fri., Jul. 21, 2023

... Julie Coulton, Adam Kirschner rbb Communications hires Julie Coulton as senior VP for its digital division and Adam Kirschner as...

News of Firms: PROI Worldwide Americas Joins Diversity Action Alliance

Tue., Jul. 26, 2022

...are DAA signatories include C+C, Finn Partners, G&S Business Communications, ICF Next, Lambert Global, rbb Communications , Taft Communications and Walker Sands. The Fuller Project, a global nonprofit newsroom dedicated to journalism...

Accounts in Transit: rbb Communications Feasts at BurgerFi

Tue., Jul. 26, 2022

... rbb Communications  feasts at fast-casual restaurant chain BurgerFi. As an extension of the BurgerFi team, rbb will...

On the Move: Teneo Taps Sulzberger to Head ESG Unit

Tue., Dec. 21, 2021

...client engagements across the firm,” said Dix & Eaton CEO Chas Withers. Kathleen Low, Jorge Mendez rbb Communications  promotes Kathleen Low and Jorge Mendez to vice president. Before joining rbb in 2019, Low was a digital...

rbb Merges with O'Donnell Agency

Tue., Jun. 1, 2021

... O’Donnell Agency president and creative director Carey O’Donnell. Independent agency rbb Communications today announced it had entered into an agreement to merge its operations with West...

Accounts in Transit: Ink & Roses Picks Up Medicine Mama

Wed., Jul. 29, 2020

...boost revenue, features a quick implementation and moment-by-moment metrics that give insights into staff performance. rbb Communications has been named North American agency of record for Neste, a Finland-based company that...

Accounts in Transit: Matter Communications Gains GRIN

Tue., Jul. 28, 2020

...and support future ventures into diverse marketing offerings,” said GRIN vice president of marketing Sharon Thompson. rbb Communications  has been named agency of record for Denver-based cannabis brand Binske. The agency will lead the...

The End of Mediocrity

Tue., Jun. 16, 2020 or be watching from the sidelines. *** Christine Barney is CEO and managing partner of rbb Communications ....

Communicating Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Thu., Jan. 30, 2020

...a whirlwind of irrational fear.   *** Laura Guitar is Executive Vice President and Partner at rbb Communications . Lisa Ross is President of ...

On the Move: Marina Maher Hires MSL's Rema Vasan as EVP; Endeavor Global Marketing Grabs Samantha Stark From Ketchum; rbb Names Lauren Bernat Equity Partner; H+K Ups deVries

Thu., May 16, 2019

...Bill Decker, Michele Thornton Ghee, Bryan Icenhower, Seth Matlins, Nick Phelps and Ryan Wagman. Lauren Bernat rbb Communications  has named Lauren Bernat an equity partner in the firm. Bernat currently serves as vice president of...

What to do When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

Mon., May 6, 2019

...and slowing the rate of truth decay. *** Christine Barney is CEO and Managing Partner of rbb Communications ....

Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...percent), Crosby (#26, $20.6M, up 36.5 percent), Lambert (#45, $10M, up 32.1 percent), Jeffrey Group (#47, $9.9M, up 22.4 percent), and  rbb Communications  (#38, $13.5M, up 18.8 percent).Of the firms ranked #51-100, representing a range in fees from...

Pharma Vet Ramaswami Joins Caris Life Sciences

Mon., Jan. 21, 2019

... Srikant Ramaswami Srikant (Sri) Ramaswami, executive VP/healthcare at rbb Communications , has joined Caris Life Sciences as VP-chief communications officer. Prior to rbb, the 20-year pharma...

rbb Acquires Z|COMM

Wed., Jan. 16, 2019

... rbb Communications has acquired Miami-based publicity and consulting practice Z|COMM. Financial terms of the transaction weren’t publicly...

Journos Dismiss Bias, Defend Use of Unnamed Sources

Wed., Nov. 7, 2018

...reporters’ association the Society for Advancing Business Editing & Writing and Miami-based PR firm rbb Communications . The survey, which sought to gauge journalists’ sentiments regarding the state of the media and...

Communication’s Role in Addressing Mental Illness

Fri., Oct. 5, 2018

...example that was set by leadership. *** Srikant Ramaswami is EVP, Global and Emerging Markets, Healthcare, rbb Communications ....

People on the Move

Wed., Oct. 3, 2018

...Media Strategies has brought on Jaclyn Messina as vice president. Messina joins Schwartz from rbb Communications , where she was a senior account director. Before that, she was an account supervisor...

A ‘P.E.S.O’ For Your Thoughts

Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

...done correctly and with the right partners. *** Josh Merkin is vice president and partner of rbb Communications ....

What Hoteliers Should Know About Mobile Bookings

Mon., Jun. 18, 2018

...successfully resonate with consumers in the digital marketplace. *** Lisa Ross is president and co-founder of rbb Communications ....

People on the Move

Fri., Jun. 15, 2018

...said APCO executive director Eliot Hoff. “We’re delighted to welcome her back to APCO.” Nicole Fry rbb Communications has brought on three new team members and promoted three current employees. Nicole Fry...

Integrated Strategies Boost PR’s Profile, Bottom Line

Wed., May 30, 2018 at the foundation of marketing efforts, not just PR. Lisa Ross Miami-based marketing PR firm rbb Communications shot up 23.5 percent in 2017 to $11.4 million, taking the #37 slot in...

You Need the Right People Today to Succeed Tomorrow

Wed., May 9, 2018

...curves with flair. *** Christine M. Barney, APR, is chief executive officer and managing partner of rbb Communications . She is also author of the Breakout Brand strategy, is accredited by the Public...

People on the Move

Thu., Apr. 5, 2018

...responsibilities as we continue our evolution of the agency,” said Scott Allison, chairman and CEO. rbb Communications  has promoted nine team members to equity partner: chief digital officer Abdul Muhammad II; VPs Jeanine...

Top 25 PR Firms Posted Solid Gains in '17

Wed., Mar. 28, 2018

...percent), Bravo Group (#30, $14.3M, up 25 percent), Crosby (#28, $15.1M, up 23.8 percent), rbb Communications (#37, $11.4M, up 23.5 percent), and JPA Health Communications (#45, $9.1M, up 19.2 percent). Of...

Accounts in Transit

Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

...growth and reach of our fast-growing, life-changing community,” said Belong co-founder and CEO Eliran Malki. rbb Communications  has been named the agency of record for insurance intermediary Brown & Brown, Inc. The agency will design...

News of Firms

Mon., Jan. 22, 2018

... rbb Communications  has formed Reputation & Risk Advisors, a new crisis and issues management division focusing on crisis...

People on the Move

Wed., Jan. 17, 2018

...profitably build creative, social, web and analytic offerings for delivery across all distribution channels.” Lauren Bernat rbb Communications  has named Lauren Bernat vice president, advertising, to lead account services for its advertising unit, OutOfTheBlue.  Bernat...

Showing the Ties Between Emotion and Innovation

Wed., Oct. 25, 2017

...customer service over one that consistently offers excellent prices (43 percent), according to an rbb Communications Breakout Brands Survey. The survey also reveals how emotional attachments between a company and...

A Communications Plan for Cybersecurity Breaches

Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

...the firm’s reputation and revenue in the long run. *** Josh Merkin is Vice President at rbb Communications ....

Why U.S. Hispanics Should be a Top Target for Hoteliers

Wed., Jul. 19, 2017

...and utilize tools and platforms that maximize reach and entice audience engagement. An as example, rbb Communications took this approach for client Hampton by Hilton when creating the U.S. Hispanic-targeted integrated...

Ross Reps PROI as Americas Vice-Chair

Tue., Jun. 27, 2017

...Lisa Ross, president and co-founder of Miami-based agency rbb Communications , was named vice-chair, Americas, of global communications partnership PROI Worldwide. Lisa Ross The appointment was formerly...

rbb Retains Ramaswami for Healthcare Post

Wed., Jun. 7, 2017

... rbb Communications has appointed former Johnson & Johnson executive Srikant Ramaswami to serve as EVP of...

rbb Grows Team

Fri., Apr. 21, 2017

...Miami-based rbb Communications has added to its account services team with the appointment of Dana Rozansky as...

HSMAI Recognizes rbb's Ross as Top Mind in Travel

Mon., Mar. 6, 2017

...The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International honored rbb Communications ’ president Lisa Ross as one of the top 25 extraordinary minds in hospitality sales,...

Boardroom Appoints Talent Acquisition Director

Thu., Jan. 5, 2017

...program. Berg joined the Ft. Lauderdale-based PR agency in 2000. She was previously stationed with rbb Communications in New York under its now-retired Bruce Rubin Associates banner. Boardroom, which focuses on real...

Customer Loyalty Up, Impulse Buying Suffers

Fri., Dec. 2, 2016

...most reports just focused on total sales the fourth annual Breakout BrandsTM survey by rbb Communications reveals customer loyalty is the real story.  Results show that it would take more than...

Skift Tutors Travel PR Pros

Fri., Nov. 4, 2016

...president of Laura Davidson PR; Sandra Fine, sr. VP, global director of results management, rbb Communications ; Marie Griffin, VP, global communications, Wyndham Hotel Group; Cathleen Johnson, managing director, Percepture; Nestor...

Engaging Influencers to Drive Powerful Results

Wed., Jul. 13, 2016

...a strong foundation for their influencer campaigns prior to launch. As a VP at rbb Communications , I helped develop the award-winning Hampton by Hilton’s Seekender campaign. Prior to selecting influencers,...

rbb Rides Acquisition Wave with Ad Shop Addition

Wed., May 25, 2016

...heels of its April acquisition of digital marketing shop SpiderBoost Interactive, independent PR firm rbb Communications has continued to widen its foothold with the purchase of full service advertising and marketing...

rbb Acquires SpiderBoost

Thu., Apr. 28, 2016

...Miami-based independent marketing PR firm rbb Communications today announced that it has acquired digital marketing shop SpiderBoost Interactive. Terms of the transaction were...

Boost Your Brand With Social Media ‘Spokescreatures’

Tue., Mar. 8, 2016

...coming back for more. * * * Rafael Sangiovanni is Digital and Social Media Producer at rbb Communications in Miami, Florida....

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