Shannon BakerGatesman president
Shannon Baker

Gatesman scooped up medical-device startup Ebb Therapeutics, developer of a treatment for insomnia, and non-profit National Institute for Newman Studies, which focuses on the life, work and influence of John Henry Newman, a 19th-Century English cleric and cardinal. Gatesman will provide brand messaging, media relations, social media, content creation, influencer outreach and video production services to both clients.

Walt & Co. added FleetUp, a Silicon Valley provider of intelligent fleet management and compliance solutions to service and distribution companies. The shop will furnish FleetUp with product launch campaigns, media and analyst relations, industry leadership positioning and partner/customer relations. “We look forward to working closely with FleetUp as its innovative SaaS technologies transform the fleet management industry,” said W&C president Robert Walt.

The Dana Agency landed Pullman Miami Airport, the first Pullman hotel to debut in North America. Owned by AccorHotels, Pullman operates more then 120 properties worldwide. TDA is responsible for media relations, marketing and special events to position PMA as a top tropical destination for business and leisure travelers.