“Our people have always been our greatest asset and we are so pleased to announce these promotions and continue to recognize all of our employees for their hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence,” Bob Hope, President of Hope-Beckham, Inc
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 20, 2016
Hope-Beckham, Inc., (HBI), a full-service public relations and digital communications agency, today announced several staff promotions and a redefining of key roles, including the promotion of Allison Ritter to Senior Vice President; Holly Brochmann to Senior Account Director; Andrew Thompson to Senior Account Executive and Jaime Griffon to Director of Events and Visibility.
“We are thrilled to recognize the talents, tenure and exceptional work of these employees,” said newly appointed EVP/Managing Director, Jennifer Jones-Mitchell. “HBI is growing and expanding as we continue to find new ways to better serve our clients through traditional and digital story-telling and experiential marketing and events.”
Allison Ritter, Senior Vice President, joined HBI in 1996 and is the agency’s longest tenured employee. She manages of the agency’s PR teams responsible for media relations and promotions for a wide range of clients in retail, sports and entertainment. Her client work includes Belk, Inc., General Growth Properties, The TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A Foundation and The Celebration Bowl. In her new role, Ritter will provide senior counsel to all clients, while maintaining ownership of existing accounts.
Jaime Griffon, Director of Events and Visibility, led business development for HBI for three years and now owns events and experiential marketing as well as key visibility programs such as hosting podcasts and video content. Drawing on her extensive non-profit, event planning and community relations experience, Griffon is an industry leader in sponsorships, fundraising and audience engagement programs. Her client work includes Total Wine & More, Georgia’s Own Credit Union, Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority, Belk, Inc., and the Chick-fil-A Foundation.
Holly Brochmann, Senior Account Director, has been with HBI for eleven years, leading account planning and program execution, including media relations, corporate communications and brand strategy across healthcare, technology, commercial real estate and legal accounts. Brochmann’s client work includes FusionHealth and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Andrew Thompson, Senior Account Executive, has been with HBI for one and one-half years and has played an integral role in account management, public affairs, cross-cultural and multi-cultural community relations, as well as business development. Thompson’s client work includes the Russell Innovation Center, Emory University Center for Ethics, CornerCap Investment Counsel, Riverwalk Village, Crown Holdings Group, Moody Construction, and the Pacaya Ecolodge.
“Our people have always been our greatest asset and we are so pleased to announce these promotions and continue to recognize all of our employees for their hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence,” added Bob Hope, President of Hope-Beckham, Inc. (HBI).
About Hope Beckham, Inc. (HBI)
Founded in 1994 by Paul Beckham and Bob Hope, HBI is an independently owned communications agency driven by a culture of insights and ideas. We help brands tell their stories and make meaningful connections to customers and stakeholders. Our insights-driven approach ensures we deliver measurable success and award-winning media relations, events and experiential marketing, social media engagement and digital content creation, brand marketing and corporate reputation management campaigns.