“Courtney understands the public safety market like no other communications professional,” said John Raffetto, CEO of RH Strategic.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 11, 2010
Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications, a marketing and public relations firm based in Seattle and Washington, D.C., today announced the appointment of Courtney Hastings to its growing roster of public relations professionals. Hastings comes to RH Strategic from the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International where she spent more than eight years directing the organization-wide communication program. With this appointment, RH Strategic bolsters its public sector practice and adds significant public safety market expertise.
“Courtney understands the public safety market like no other communications professional,” said John Raffetto, CEO of RH Strategic. “We are pleased to have her on the RH Strategic team, advising our clients and connecting them with opportunities to raise their profiles in this space. Our clients selling into public safety have been enjoying record revenues thanks to growing demand for technology and communications products from trusted providers and we aspire to be the go-to agency for companies seeking to capitalize on this trend.”
Along with her public safety background, Hastings brings more than nine years of experience developing, implementing and evaluating communication programs for public, private and non-profit organizations. As RH Strategic’s account manager, Hastings will direct the public relations strategy and program execution for government- and technology-focused clients.
Hastings holds a bachelor's degree from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., in communication with a concentration in public relations and journalism, and a minor in advertising. She is currently pursuing masters' degrees in communication and business administration at The Johns Hopkins University.
About RH Strategic
Raffetto Herman Strategic Communications is a communications firm for innovators in the technology, healthcare, and government markets. Founded on the principles of delivering excellence and recurring value, RH Strategic offers a powerful combination of public relations and strategic marketing services to help companies accomplish business goals and become recognized market leaders. With talented professionals in Seattle and Washington, D.C., RH Strategic has national reach to connect clients’ stories with the right audiences. For more information please visit http://www.RHStrategic.com.