SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2013) - Vantage Communications, a global technology PR firm, today announced that PR executive Katie Blair will lead the agency's Orlando office. A seasoned account director, Katie will be responsible for spearheading Florida's operations and expansion throughout the region while continuing to provide strategic guidance to clients and her teams.
Katie has been a member of the Vantage team for the past six years. During that time, she has become influential in leading strategic PR campaigns that garner mainstream results. Her insight and ability to truly understand the complex technical nature of products and services has landed her clients top award wins including the Wall Journal Technology Innovation Award and the Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer Award, as well as coverage in mainstream business and technology outlets such as the New York Times, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, All Things D and CNET. Katie's expertise stretches all realms -- from consumer technologies to mobile apps to cleantech products -- she has done it all.
An active public relations force in San Francisco and New York, Vantage will leverage its expertise from the top technology regions in the country. Its presence in Orlando will support research streaming from the University of Central Florida, one of the nation's leading research institutions, as well as initiatives developed and implemented by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer that fuel viable technology companies in the region. Under Katie's leadership, Vantage will assist technology companies in raising the exposure and awareness for products and services.
"Katie embraces the challenge to 'think big' and is constantly developing new ideas and positioning messages in different ways to remain relevant to ever-changing technology trends," said Ilene Adler, founder and CEO of Vantage. "As we continue to build our presence in Florida's growing technology industry, we are confident Katie is the right person to lead our efforts in the Silicon Valley of the Southeast."
"It's inspiring to see the type of technology innovation that is occurring right here in Florida," said Katie. "The market here is evolving rapidly and to be able to be a part of the community that's fostering that innovation is thrilling. There is tremendous opportunity for companies of all sizes and as an Orlando-native, I am proud to lead Vantage Communications' activities within the region."
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 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, Stevie, Magellan, International GALAXY, and Hermes and many more. For more information, please visit http://pr-vantage.com/ or follow our company blog, Vantage Points.