Penman PR Initiates Growth Strategy with Promotion of Brianna McKinney to Executive Vice President

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Brianna McKinney has been promoted to executive vice president of Penman PR on the heels of increasing the company's client roster in education, marketing, health care, hospitality, agriculture, entertainment and GPS technology markets. She will immediately begin recruiting top talent and managing a team of account executives.

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I know our future holds even more promise, which is why this new role is so exciting.

Penman PR, one of the most innovative independent PR firms in the nation and the only international public relations firm to offer 100% senior-level representation, today announced the promotion of Brianna McKinney to Executive Vice President of the Company. McKinney, who joined Penman at the start of 2009 as a Senior Account Executive, will continue to report to Patti D. Hill, Founder and CEO of Penman PR.

Since McKinney joined the Company, Penman PR has experienced strong financial and operational growth, gaining new accounts in the education, marketing, healthcare, hospitality, agriculture, entertainment and GPS technology markets.

As Executive Vice President of Penman PR, McKinney will manage a team of account executives and oversee all activities relating to the daily operations of the team. She will also focus on the strategic direction for Penman PR’s growth and play a pivotal role in recruiting top talent.

"Brianna and I have collaborated daily on all aspects of Penman since her start with the Company," said Hill. "She's an excellent executive who cares deeply about the success of Penman PR, its team members and clients. As Executive Vice President, Brianna will now take on a more active role in our aggressive growth strategy. We've opened our services to several new market segments over the past year, and Brianna has been a driving force behind many of these initiatives. She has striven always to leverage our 100% senior-level representation on behalf of every client and has taken an active role in recruiting to build our team and our brand. Brianna’s innate ability to strategize, attract media attention and utilize new technologies will no doubt serve us well in the years to come. She’s also incredibly fun to work with."

"Penman’s history as one of the country’s most innovative communications firms is one I am proud to be an integral part," said McKinney. "I know our future holds even more promise, which is why this new role is so exciting." In addition to overseeing an account executive team, McKinney will continue to manage her current portfolio of accounts.

Prior to Penman, McKinney was a Senior PR Strategist at BlabberMouth PR and its subsidiary, CameronWeeks Public Relations, where she developed strategies and managed the tactical implementation of regional and national media relations and communications campaigns for companies in a myriad of industries.        

Earlier in her career, she served as strategic marketing advisor to industry leaders such as Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, AOL, Atkins, iVillage.com, BusinessWeek and Amerisave, helping them to execute highly successful marketing programs. She also served on the board of Austin Women in Technology for four years in various positions, most recently as President Elect. McKinney brings a background of diverse industry knowledge, having worked in industries including entertainment, consumer and commercial computer hardware & software, consumer electronics, finance, health care, restaurant and hospitality, as well as non-profit.

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Penman PR is one of the most innovative independent PR firms in the nation and the only international public relations firm to offer 100% senior-level representation. The firm proactively engages in the art and science of establishing and promoting brand value by mapping PR strategies and tactics against its clients’ business objectives. Penman excels at implementing company and product launches, branding and re-branding, positioning companies for acquisition, raising stock price, maximizing industry events, business attraction and retention and overthrowing the competition. Visit Penman PR.

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