PR News Names Fast Growing Tech Agency AR|PR a Top Place to Work in PR

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AR|PR also named #5 Best Place to Work by Atlanta Business Chronicle; Recognition coincides with senior team promotions

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Everything that we have accomplished, from outstanding client results to unprecedented growth, is directly correlated to having built a collaborative, flexible and motivational workplace environment in which everyone truly wants the best for each other.

Technology public relations and integrated communications agency AR|PR today announced that it has been named a Top Place to Work by PR News and a Best Place to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (ABC). In what PR News proclaimed to be the most competitive year for entries ever, AR|PR, in only its fourth year of existence, garnered Top Place to Work recognition alongside some of the industry’s largest and most prestigious agencies. Within its headquarter city of Atlanta, AR|PR was the only public relations agency finalist for the ABC’s Best Places to Work awards, ranking fifth in the small business category out of 50 finalists and more than 600 applicants.

“Nothing is more important than the happiness and morale of our employees,” said Anna Ruth Williams, AR|PR founder and CEO. “Everything that we have accomplished, from outstanding client results to unprecedented growth, is directly correlated to having built a collaborative, flexible and motivational workplace environment in which everyone truly wants the best for each other. As a result, we’re exceeding the 100-year old PR industry’s abysmal turnover rate, and our first employees are still our employees.”

PR News Top Place to Work winners are comprised of agencies that match their superb in-house and client PR work with equally outstanding efforts to support employees’ personal development and success. For the Atlanta Business Chronicle, AR|PR earned Best Places to Work distinction following the results of a third-party employee survey, which measured responses to questions on workplace environment, professional development opportunities, leadership effectiveness and transparency as well as team dynamics.

Army of Awesome Promotions
AR|PR also announced two senior team promotions to help support the agency’s expanding global client roster. Promotions and new hires include:

  • Blair Broussard was promoted to the position of senior vice president. Based in New Orleans, Blair will continue to oversee the agency’s mobility and mission critical practice groups. Moving forward, Blair will take ownership of all employee management and company marketing initiatives; manage the RFP process and lead strategic business development.
  • Evan Goldberg was promoted to the position of vice president of client services. Based in Atlanta, Evan will continue to lead the firm’s cybersecurity practice group while also taking on the role of the agency’s principal client relations’ manager. Evan will also lead and provide strategic support on business development initiatives.

“We continue to build our ‘army of awesome’ with PR and marketing professionals who aspire to be part of an agency that takes pride in disrupting the stale PR industry status quo,” added Broussard. “As we’ve grown, we have strategically expanded our team with employees comprised of various technical skills and industry knowledge in order to round out our coveted 360-degree approach.”

To learn more about AR|PR’s current client roster, awards and services, and read our recent tech marketing resources, visit Click here to sign up to learn about the agency’s upcoming San Francisco market launch.

About AR|PR
As one of the nation’s fastest growing technology PR firms, the 2014 National Small Agency of the Year, and a 2016 Best Places to Work, AR|PR is a results-driven public relations and integrated communications agency for technology leaders. With a passion for telling technology and entrepreneurial stories, AR|PR cultivates strategic partnerships with its cybersecurity, mission critical, health IT, mobility and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) clients. From high-growth startups to publicly traded enterprises, AR|PR helps companies within these industries cut through the noise and clutter to #makenews. For more information on the award-winning agency, visit its offices in Atlanta and New Orleans and online at arpr.co and @AR__PR.

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