SOURCE: D. Larkin & Associates

November 29, 2006 11:53 ET

D. Larkin & Associates' COO Appointed to Business Alliance of George Mason University Board of Directors

Mason Alumna Kim Larkin Brings Strategic Communications Expertise to Board

FAIRFAX, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2006 -- D. Larkin & Associates (D. Larkin), a strategic communications firm, today announced that its COO, Kim Larkin, has been appointed to the Business Alliance of George Mason University's Board of Directors and to its Executive Committee. Larkin is a George Mason University (Mason) alumna and strategic communications professional with more than 15 years of PR, marketing and government affairs experience in the region. The formal appointment to the Board of Directors is for the 2006-2007 academic year.

"We always are excited to welcome Mason alumni to our Board of Directors. We appreciate their passion for George Mason University and its programs," said Judy Costello, Executive Director, Business Alliance of George Mason University. "Kim Larkin's significant communications expertise and connections with numerous businesses in the area will contribute greatly to our organization."

"I am thrilled to join the Board of Directors for the Business Alliance of George Mason University," said Kim Larkin, COO, D. Larkin & Associates. "As a Mason graduate, I am pleased to see this kind of innovative effort making such measurable strides. The Business Alliance is about more than networking; it's about building bridges between businesses, alumni and educators to help fuel even greater growth for our region."

About D. Larkin & Associates

D. Larkin & Associates (D. Larkin) is a strategic communications firm that specializes in public relations. As a boutique agency with an international portfolio, D. Larkin represents start-up and small to mid-size companies in North America and Europe. The firm fosters client success through results driven programs that create growth and branding opportunities. D. Larkin's industry expertise includes technology, government & defense, biotech & life sciences, communications, retail and non-profit. Additional information is available at

About Business Alliance of George Mason University

The Business Alliance of George Mason University, Inc. was founded in 1988 to build connections between George Mason University and the local business community. Today, the Alliance offers a variety of networking events, educational forums, business-education partnership activities, and volunteer opportunities which benefit the region's business community and George Mason University through the exchange of ideas and expertise. More information is available online at

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