MIAMI – June 18, 2007 – rbb Public Relations was named the nation’s third “Best Small Agency to Work For” in The Holmes Report’s annual ranking. The firm has been a fixture on the Holmes Report’s Best Places to Work For list since 2002. The results are based on an employee survey that ranks firms nationwide on issues including quality of management, commitment to client service, professional development, and ethics and values.

Employees were surveyed on 50 criteria in categories such as people and culture, communication and compensation. rbb Public Relations was recognized for its five internal groups designed to allow employees to take ownership of the firm’s culture and ensure that new employees are inducted into that culture. rbb employees said management “takes employee morale very seriously” and “constantly invests in new ways to challenge and reward us.”

“rbb is a flat organization with camaraderie, respect and fun at all levels,” said Christine Barney, rbb Public Relations CEO and managing partner. “Employees feel comfortable, inspired and nurtured by colleagues and managers who all have one goal – to create a great work environment that allows us to do the best for our clients, ourselves and our families.”

The Holmes Report, published by The Holmes Group, is a weekly PR industry newsletter. The Holmes Report’s “Best Public Relations Agencies to Work For” survey was conducted online at the company’s website ( Participating agencies were asked to distribute a username and password to employees, who were invited to log on and give their responses to 50 questions covering all aspects of their firm’s culture, from trust in management to compensation to client service (copies of the survey instrument are available upon request)

About rbb Public Relations

Founded in 1975, rbb Public Relations, named 2005 “Boutique PR Agency of the Year” by PR WEEK, has its office in Miami. The firm has gained a statewide and national reputation for strategic, results oriented PR, with expertise in media relations, corporate communications, crisis counseling, product launches and special events. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including professional services, consumer products, crisis communications, travel & leisure, healthcareand real estate. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit