ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - Experienced public relations professional, Brianna Swales, has returned to Vantage Communications, a global technology PR firm, as account director. In her new role, Brianna will be responsible for driving internal employee development initiatives, developing comprehensive strategy and messaging for clients, and tapping into new emerging markets while serving as a liaison with international agency partners in an effort to grow the firm. Based in the developing technology hub of Gainesville, Fla., Brianna will also help to broaden Vantage Communications' presence throughout the state of Florida. She will split her time between Gainesville and the agency's Orlando office.
Brianna has a wealth of experience in developing communications strategies to advance the goals of private and public companies as well as non-profit organizations. After six years at Vantage Communications, she went on to explore health care communications at UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, where she honed advancement communications strategies to transform communication with key audiences and achieve system-wide fundraising goals. Her love for driving operations and helping technology companies -- from start-ups to established organizations -- thrive brought her back to Vantage Communications.
"Brianna is the perfect fit to help drive our organization to the next level," said Ilene Adler, founder and CEO of Vantage. "Besides being an innovative thinker, she has an innate ability to quickly build strong relationships -- both internally and externally. Brianna will be instrumental in providing leadership for our agency as a whole as well as growing our client base."
Previously, Brianna worked as an account manager at Vantage Communications where she set the course for her teams and worked closely with them to garner high-impact results for mobile and cleantech clients, including coverage in Fox News, CBS, the San Francisco Chronicle and CNN.
"I couldn't be more excited about this new position, and the future of the agency," said Swales. "Gainesville and Orlando are rapidly developing technology markets, and ones that I am confident Vantage will be able to succeed in."
About Vantage Communications
With offices in San Francisco, New York and Orlando, Vantage Communications is an award-winning tech public relations agency. With 22 years of public relations expertise, Vantage Communications brings both passion and senior-level technology experience that help companies succeed. Vantage leverages established connections and business savvy to get our clients' stories maximum exposure. These high-impact results also generate raised awareness and increased sales. The firm recently won Ragan's PR Daily '2012 Media Relations Awards,' was awarded Gold in the 2013 Hermes Creative Awards, has held "Superstar" status for the last three years as 'Mobile PR Firm of the Year' by Mobile Village, 'Top 10 Agencies for Startups' by The Agency Post, and has been recognized for other results-focused campaigns, receiving awards from Golden Bridge, The Stevie's, Magellan, International GALAXY, and many more. For more information, please visit http://pr-vantage.com/ or follow our company blog, Vantage Points.