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Posts Tagged ‘Vollmer Public Relations’

JCPenney PR Manager Joins GH

Amanda Borichevsky has joined GolinHarris as VP. She will focus most of her efforts on the PetSmart account, but will be lending a hand on other consumer accounts as well. She’ll be based out of the firm’s Dallas office reporting to Ginger Porter, MD for Texas, and Holly Gillentine, SVP for the state.

Previously, Borichevsky was a senior manager for JCPenney’s brand publicity team responsible for consumer-facing outreach for areas like CSR and home goods. She also previously served as VP at Vollmer Public Relations, which was acquired by Edelman in September.

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Edelman Acquires Vollmer

Edelman has acquired Vollmer Public Relations, “the largest independent PR firm based in the Southwest,” according to the press release. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Vollmer’s Austin, Dallas, and New York operations will be merged with Edelman. The firm will also establish a Houston hub, Edelman Southwest, which will serve Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Kansas. There will be 50 pros working out of the office with $9 million in annual revenue for the Texas region. Read more