SOURCE: 451 Marketing

451 Marketing

October 11, 2012 11:00 ET

451 Marketing Opens Public Relations Office in Los Angeles

Agency Partners Jay Symonds and Tanner Elton Will Run the PR, Social Media, and Search Marketing Firm's Office in Silicon Beach

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) - 451 Marketing, a national public relations agency headquartered in Boston, is expanding its presence in the West Coast with the opening of a Los Angeles office. Agency partners Jay Symonds and Tanner Elton will oversee operations of the office based in Santa Monica.

"We recognized an exciting opportunity, both for our clients and for our company," said AJ Gerritson, founding partner of 451 Marketing. "There is an exploding tech startup scene here in Santa Monica. We know our unique, fully-integrated public relations, social media, and search marketing approach is something that will add real value to the community here by helping these companies grow exponentially. We already have a strong tech startup client roster and we are excited to continue to expand this focus area for our firm."

Founded in Boston in 2004, 451 Marketing has grown to five offices with five partners representing clients in the consumer, technology, hospitality, and service industries. 451 Marketing's West Coast partner Jay Symonds brings more than 15 years in marketing experience working with consumer clients including Target, Toyota, GM, Honda, Staples, CBS, and Sony. A MySpace and Amazon alum, 451 Marketing West Coast partner Tanner Elton has executed successful campaigns for media heavyweights including Disney, Universal, Paramount, Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate, The Tribune Company, ABC, and NBC.

"Our LA office will enable our teams to work directly with our West Coast clients," said Gerritson. "It will also allow us more face time with our West Coast media contacts and further our reach for the national brands we represent including The Yankee Candle Company, Netwatch, Centerville Pie Company, and Digilant."

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About 451 Marketing
451 Marketing is an award-winning communications agency that specializes in public relations, social media marketing and search marketing. Headquartered in Boston and representing Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, and Las Vegas, 451 Marketing works with brands to build awareness, engage customers, create fan loyalty, and drive business through a cutting-edge integrated communications approach. For more information, visit or contact Halley Sheffield - or 617-986-0227.

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