|By PR Newswire||
|October 2, 2013 02:50 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beekeeper Group, a three-year old DC-based public affairs agency, has recently added five new staff members to its rapidly growing team in order to meet the demand for the firm's communications, public affairs and advocacy services in the healthcare and financial sectors.
"We are very excited about our growth over the past year and the diverse pool of talent we've been able to cultivate," said Travis Gianchetta, a partner at Beekeeper Group. "With the addition of these talented team members, we now have 21 capable Beekeepers ready to provide our clients with a wide range of creative advocacy and communication services."
Beekeeper Group's new team members include:
- Brad Rizza, Account Director, was most recently at Widmeyer Communications and assists Beekeeper Group clients with strategic communications, digital media strategy and reputation management. Brad's previous experience includes stints at Pappas Group, EyeTraffic Media, Discovery Communications, and Kieloch Consulting.
- Jonathan Wilcox, Creative Director, is a Michigan transplant with over a decade of experience in illustration and design, including work for Rutgers University. He will be now wielding his creative tools for Beekeeper's creative services department.
- Charles Pulliam-Moore, Videographer, has previously lent his video production and writing talents to Slate Magazine, NPR's Metro Connection, PBS's Planet Forward, and The George Washington University's Hatchet news publication.
- Lauren Fliegelman, Account Coordinator, brings to the table an array of communications and design skill. She had previously applied this knowledge as an intern in the communications department of FasterCures, a medical research think tank, while finishing up her MA in Public Communication at American University.
"We are thrilled to have Brad, Nick, Charles, Jonathan and Lauren join the Beekeeper team," said Mike Panetta, partner at Beekeeper Group. "Each brings a skill set rooted in public affairs and emerging media that, when combined with the existing team, brings our level of service and strategy to the next level."
In other recent news, Beekeeper Group was recently honored with "Best in Show" recognition by the W3 Awards in their advocacy website category and the firm was also named a finalist in the PR News "Agency A List" awards.
Beekeeper Group is a boutique public affairs firm based in Washington, DC that combines trusted communications and advocacy methods with emerging technologies in order to realize client objectives. The firm's fresh approach maximizes attention and interaction in today's diverse and crowded media landscape. More information can be found at www.beekeepergroup.com.
SOURCE Beekeeper Group