Firecracker PR signs on as AOR for Tessell, a provider of cloud databases and DBaaS (database-as-a-service) for enterprises. The agency is tasked with planning and implementing Tessell’s North American communications strategy. Tessell makes it easy to set up, manage, secure, and scale relational databases in the cloud, including PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server. It also provides a managed service for event processing systems and a multi-cloud architecture.


Evins Communications, along with its Teuwen division, is named agency of record for AVE by Korman Communities, Farage Cioccolato and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Evins will work to build overall brand awareness and visibility for AVE, which offers fully furnished and contemporary unfurnished apartments in 14 communities across six states, through both national and regional media relations, as well as new property launches. For Milan-based brand Farage Cioccolato, whieh makes chocolates, teas, jams and porcelains, Evins was engaged to redevelop and relaunch the brand internationally through a comprehensive marketing communications program. Teuwen has developed a comprehensive communications program for Napa Valley-based Stag’s Leap which is aimed at engaging media as well as trade and consumers, and bringing the storied brand to new audiences.


Warner Communications (a Millwright agency) is engaged as public relations AOR for the American Logistics Aid Network, a national nonprofit organization that provides donated logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. Warner will provide media relations and communications services for the organization, as well as assisting on supply chain and logistics issues. ALAN has responded to such events as the Maui wildfires, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Fiona, the California atmospheric river storms, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Its work is made possible by in-kind and financial donors, volunteers and the greater logistics community.“We are delighted to partner with Warner Communications as their expertise in the logistics and supply chain sectors makes them a great fit to amplify our work,” said ALAN executive director Kathy Fulton.