rbb Communications, a leading national integrated communications firm and the champion of Breakout BrandsTM, announced six promotions in its account services division. rbb serves corporate and consumer clients locally, nationally and internationally, and works across a wide array of industries.

The promotions are:

  • Julie Jimenez, Senior Account Director
  • Ana Marquez, Director of Media Relations, Account Manager
  • Stephanie Schwartz, Senior Account Executive
  • Elizabeth Prats, Senior Account Executive
  • Alyssa Valleau, Account Executive

“We applaud all of these talented individuals whose endless dedication, communication skills and media savvy have earned them well deserved promotions,” said Lisa Ross, president of rbb Communications. “We are proud to have them on the team as they add value daily to our clients’ public relations programs and marketing campaigns, and I’m confident they will continue to grow at rbb.”

Jimenez, promoted to senior account director, joined rbb in 2011. Her experience includes creating strategic B2B communications, media relations and event management programs for companies and brands seeking to connect with both English and Spanish language audiences. Jimenez works with professional service, travel and corporate clients. She serves on the board of the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s Miami Chapter, and is a Frost Science Museum Young Patron.

Marquez, promoted to director of media relations and account manager, has been with rbb since 2010.  She brings a depth of knowledge and a love of news from a former career as a reporter. In the new role, Marquez will counsel staff on ways to enhance their relationships with national news outlets and achieve increased earned media results, and will continue to work with corporate and consumer clients to direct media campaigns that supports their business goals.

Schwartz, promoted to senior account executive, has been with rbb since 2013. She has been instrumental in conceptualizing and executing strategic media relations campaigns for a diverse group of rbb’s B2B and professional service clients.

Prats, promoted to senior account executive, has been with the agency since 2013. She has an expertise in the entertainment, arts, consumer travel and hospitality industries, and manages integrated campaigns from conception to planning to execution, to influencer engagements and media familiarization trips.

Valleau, promoted to account executive, joined rbb in 2015. She works with companies in the B2B and professional services industries to develop strategic media opportunities, social content and influencer outreach.