MIAMI, January 26, 2015 — rbb Public Relations, champion of Breakout Brands™, recently promoted three of the agency’s executives. Julie Jimenez will serve as an account director, Stacy Merrick as a senior account executive and Sasha Blaney as an account executive. The announcements were made by Christine Barney, CEO and managing partner of rbb Public Relations.
“Julie, Stacy and Sasha are great examples of our employee-driven workplace,” said Barney. “They embrace client and team member needs with the confidence, skills and passion to guarantee the best results.”
Julie Jimenez previously served as a senior account executive at rbb, providing strategic counsel and media expertise to clients including AMResorts, Florida Power & Light, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC and the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts. Jimenez has been practicing public relations for more than nine years in a variety of industries including consumer, non-profit, professional services, entertainment and healthcare. Her past experience includes managing regional and national public relations programs, as well as driving English and Spanish language media coverage for a diverse range of clients.
Stacy Merrick joined rbb as an account executive in 2013, providing strategic marketing and media relations expertise to several of the firm’s corporate, education and healthcare clients including Cleveland Clinic Florida, Codina Partners, DHL Express, and Florida International University’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Previously, Merrick worked in Washington D.C. as a media coordinator at POLITICO and as a client executive in the public affairs practice of a global PR firm, supporting a wide range of government, corporate and non-profit clients.
Sasha Blaney first joined rbb full time as an assistant account executive after serving as an intern for the agency. Since then, Sasha has provided strategic marketing and media relations support to a number of rbb’s corporate, consumer and real estate clients including Florida Power & Light Company, FirstService Residential and Home2 Suites by Hilton.
About rbb Communications
Champion of breakout brands, rbb is an award-winning national marketing public relations firm with a reputation for delivering meaningful results and the individual attention of a boutique agency. Four-time winner of the “Agency of the Year” title, rbb’s staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions, reputation management and crisis counseling. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, consumer products, professional services, travel & leisure, health and fitness, and food and beverage. For more information, call (305) 448-7450.