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Padilla Ranked PR firm


1101 W. 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 helps clients transform by building, growing and protecting their brands and reputations worldwide through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy. Padilla includes the performance communications experts at SHIFT, the food and nutrition specialists at FoodMinds, the brand strategists at Joe Smith, and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors. Clients include 3M, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Cargill, CommonSpirit Health, Dole Food Company, Edward Jones, Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, Prosciutto di Parma, Rockwell Automation, Sanofi Pasteur, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council and Winnebago Industries. 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. Transform with purpose at

Matt Kucharski, pres.; Heath Rudduck, chief creative officer; Laura Cubillos, Rick Murray, Tina Charpentier, exec. VPs; Alan Dunton, Amanda Munroe, Amy Fisher, Andrea Carrothers, Annie Perkins, Bree Flammini, Danielle Engholm, Dave Heinsch, Erin DeSimone, Grant Prentice, Jen Graves, Kristen Ingraham, Natalie Smith, Tom Jollie, sr. VPs

4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich St., 48th flr., New York, NY 10007
Kristen Ingraham, sr. VP

120 St. James Ave., 6th flr., Boston, MA 02116
Rick Murray, exec. VP

330 S. Wells St., 4th flr., Chicago, IL 60606
Erin DeSimone, sr. VP

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

1100 G St. NW, #805, Washington, DC 20005
Sarah Levy, global dir., food & nutrition affairs

456 Montgomery St., 15th flr., San Francisco, CA 94104
Laura Cubillos, exec. VP

Clients Include:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
CommonSpirit Health
Dole Food Co.
Edward Jones
Mayo Clinic
Prosciutto di Parma
Rockwell Automation
Sanofi Pasteur
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Winnebago Industries

Padilla in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: Padilla Hires Consumer Pro Werle

Wed., Jul. 27, 2022

... Chris Werle Padilla names former Weber Shandwick EVP and consumer practice lead Chris Werle, an SVP and member...

Accounts in Transit: Padilla Reels in Norwegian Seafood Council

Fri., May 20, 2022

... Padilla is named US agency of record for the Norwegian Seafood Council, which works to...

See You Later, Annual Planning, Nice Knowing You

Wed., May 18, 2022

...while we navigate toward what’s next. *** Tina Charpentier is Executive Vice President, Client Experience, at Padilla ....

On the Move: Diggs Exits Smile Train for M&C Saatchi

Tue., May 17, 2022

...account supervisor at MWW and has also worked at 5W Public Relations, Ketchum and Padilla . Diggs has worked with such clients as Dyson, McDonald’s, Samsung and  Philips Electronics. In...

An Appetite for Culture, All in Good Taste

Wed., Mar. 16, 2022

...showing no signs of slowing down. *** Marcus Braham is Vice President, Food + Beverage, at Padilla ....

The Continued E-Commerce Evolution

Wed., Mar. 9, 2022

...It also lowers the investment needed for concept marketing. *** Kristen Ingraham is SVP, Group Lead at  Padilla ....

Maintaining Brand Relevance in a Chaotic World

Fri., Nov. 12, 2021

...and build stronger, longer-lasting partnerships. And remember, you don’t have to tackle this alone. Padilla ’s role is to guide B2B technology companies through the integrated planning process. We do...

SHIFT Joins Padilla’s Portfolio of Brands

Tue., Nov. 9, 2021

... Matt Kucharski Boston-based SHIFT Communications has joined Padilla as one of its operating brands. The agency officially becomes a ...

On the Move: Finn Partners' Bashe Joins Rezilient Health's Board

Thu., Oct. 28, 2021 amplify our message," said Rezilient Health head of communications Sar Ruddenklau. Kim Blake, Julie McCracken Padilla promotes senior directors Kim Blake and Julie McCracken to vice president posts. Blake, who...

A Purpose-Driven Model That Addresses Health Equities

Wed., Oct. 27, 2021

...groups, as community engagement is critical to developing culturally relevant, unbiased communication.  Making an impact At Padilla , we’re working with a wide range of purpose-driven organizations at the intersection of population...

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