SMG Announces Four New Hires


SMG Announces Four New Hires

Sachs Media Group, Florida’s dominant independent communications firm, today announced the addition of four young talents to its team of diverse communications professionals. The new staff members will support the firm’s capabilities in public relations, public affairs, design and administration.

“Our team is the strength of our firm. Recruiting the best young talent and combining that with deeply experienced career professionals is a winning combination,” said Ron Sachs, President and CEO of the firm, which is now in its 19th year. “We’re proud of our reputation, and our newest team members further expand our reach and impact.”

The new hires are:

Drew Piers, Public Affairs Associate
A strong writer with a special affinity for finding creative solutions to challenging problems, Piers uses his talents to track policy issues, craft strategic messages and generate positive results for clients.

Chidozie Acey, Designer
A skilled designer with an eye for creative typography, Acey creates memorable artwork and graphic designs that truly resonate with people and provoke awareness and action.

Porsche Haynes, Public Relations Associate
With a special attention to detail and an unrelenting pursuit of results, Haynes grows the firm’s public relations department with her strong communications skills and ability to establish rapport with clients and members of the media.

Gabby Greenawalt, Financial Officer
Supporting the firm’s accounting department in the face of steady growth, Greenawalt uses her skills to ensure that the business side of the firm continually supports the creative side.

“The communications and media landscape is constantly evolving, and these young professionals bring the kind of commitment to innovation and dedicated work ethic that our firm looks for,” said Michelle Ubben, Chief Operating Officer of Sachs Media Group. “Individually and as a group, they bring a refreshing perspective that will enable our firm to continue to develop new tools and tactics to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.”

Sachs Media Group was recently named the top Environmental and Public Affairs PR firm in Florida and 12th in the nation by O’Dwyer’s, the respected national public relations industry journal. The firm boasts a wide range of expertise and experience in communications, including public affairs, marketing, crisis management, branding, social/digital media, public relations and creation of public education initiatives.

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