North Kingstown, RI, July 18, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- North Star Marketing, one of Rhode Island’s leading marketing and public relations firms, has bolstered its PR services with the appointment of Brandie Gerrish as pilot of publicity. Gerrish will lead the public relations department and manage the firm’s portfolio of consumer and business-to-business PR accounts.
“As we continue to grow our business in this evolving marketplace, PR is holding strong as one of our flagship services,” said April Williams, North Star president and visionary. “Brandie’s extensive experience in both the business and consumer media coupled with her passion for a good story has us and our clients alike excited to see Brandie join our great team.”
Gerrish will be responsible for all facets of public relations at North Star Marketing, including the account strategy, implementation, and media outreach involved with launching new companies, products, and services. In addition, she will help drive North Star’s internal PR initiatives and manage publicity efforts for all clients with regards to reputation management, corporate announcements, and community relations.
Gerrish joins the woman-owned firm from the ad agency Tiziani Whitmyre in Sharon, Mass. While there she managed and provided strategic council for a number of leading consumer and business-to-business accounts in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and environmental industries. Previously Gerrish worked at PharmaCare and Autocrat, both of Lincoln, RI.
North Star Marketing offers a host of strategic and integrated public relations services, including corporate announcements, new product launches, event and trade show support, and lead generation campaigns. In addition, the firm creates innovative marketing programs that generate business leads and provide measurable results for small businesses and corporations nationwide.
About North Star Marketing
North Star Marketing is a strategic marketing and public relations firm dedicated to helping clients grow their business. Located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, North Star uses a team-oriented approach to develop creative strategies for business growth. From designing a new corporate identity to executing a comprehensive public relations campaign, North Star’s innovative powerhouse is known for delivering measurable results, time after time.