Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 6, 2007
anthonyBarnum Public Relations, an Austin-based public relations, marketing and communications agency, today announced that Mike Barone has joined the firm as vice president and will be responsible for the energy, technology and financial services practice in Houston.
"For more than 15 years Mike has worked with companies to create integrated public relations, public affairs and marketing campaigns that are multifaceted and strategic. He understands how to differentiate companies' value propositions and effectively bring that message to stakeholders," said Melissa Anthony, president, anthonyBarnum PR. "We're excited to have him leading our Houston efforts."
A successful marketer for several Fortune 500 companies, Barone has experience in oil and gas, communications, manufacturing, retail and nonprofit sectors. Clients he is currently serving include insurance, oil and gas, finance, technology and retail organizations.
"anthonyBarnum's wide range of services, level of expertise and interesting range of clients made this opportunity compelling," stated Barone. "I am happy to be working with a nimble firm that can deliver for its clients."
Barone is also a real estate investor and an avid collector of vintage audio equipment and records; he is currently restoring a 1970 Lotus.
About anthonyBarnum Public Relations
anthonyBarnum is a full-service public relations, marketing and government affairs agency with offices in Austin and Houston. aB specializes in high-impact campaigns for companies in diverse sectors. The team of expert practitioners works in close partnership with clients to define strategies, tactics and best practices that deliver targeted media exposure and capture the attention of key audiences. aB manages clients' reputations by integrating traditional public relations techniques with innovative marketing communications strategies and social media. For more information, visit: http://www.anthonyBarnum.com.