MIAMI – January 18, 2009 – rbb Public Relations, a marketing public relations firm with offices in Miami and New York, added Shawn Warmstein as a senior account executive. Warmstein will provide client and media relations support to several of the firm’s consumer and travel accounts including: AMResorts’ Zoëtry, Secrets and Dreams Resort brands, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Canyon Ranch, the Florida Marlins and Homewood Suites by Hilton.

Relocating from New York, Warmstein previously served as a senior account executive for travel and lifestyle public relations firm, M. Silver Associates. During his five years at M. Silver, he worked with a diverse group of travel and tourism based companies including: American Express Travel, Emirates Airline, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and VIA Rail Canada.

“Shawn joins our team offering a strong background in travel and tourism, having orchestrated award-winning campaigns for some major national companies,” said Lisa Ross, president of rbb Public Relations. “His experience will further strengthen the firm’s consumer and travel practices, and support our continued growth.”

Warmstein graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a minor in mass communications. He currently resides in Coral Gables, Fla.