Miami – May 27, 2010 – rbb Public Relations today announced the acquisition of Haber & Quinn Public Relations, a Fort Lauderdale firm specializing in the marine and healthcare industries. The announcement was made by Christine Barney, CEO of rbb Public Relations.

“John Quinn and Geri Haber bring their talents, staff and quality clients into the rbb fold,” said Barney. “We share a best-practices approach to delivering strategic results for clients and together have a stronger portfolio that will fuel the firm’s future growth.”

Haber & Quinn (H&Q) leadership cited rbb’s national award-winning reputation, digital media expertise and employee-driven culture as key factors in the decision to join the firm. “rbb was the perfect choice for H&Q,” said John Quinn, partner at Haber & Quinn. “We wouldn’t have considered a move that would bring anything less than rbb’s top-quality to our clients and staff.”

Geri Haber will be senior counselor and EVP of the soon-to-be-named rbb/HQ event division. John Quinn will take on the mantle of EVP of healthcare for rbb. The healthcare division includes well established brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cleveland Clinic, United Home Care Services and the FIU College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

The event division’s client experience includes the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest boat show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice, the 2010 American Institute of Architects National Convention, the Florida Marlins, among others.

Haber & Quinn staff will work out of both rbb’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices.


About rbb Public Relations
rbb Public Relations has a national reputation for delivering results on par with the largest national firms, but with the individual attention of a boutique agency. Named PRWeek’s “2008 Agency of the Year” and The Holmes Report’s “2009 Boutique Agency of the Year,” rbb’s bilingual staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions and crisis counseling. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, consumer products, crisis communications, travel & leisure, health and fitness, real estate, and food and beverage. rbb is a founding member of the Converge network of PR firms. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit

About Haber & Quinn Public Relations
Haber & Quinn Public Relations & Marketing works on a local, regional, national and international basis with clients range from privately held companies to multinational corporations. The firm’s experience encompasses a variety of different industries, with special emphasis in the marine and healthcare industries. The firm is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.