MIAMI, Fla. – March 4, 2010 – rbb Public Relations, a marketing public relations firm based in Miami, has promoted Jeanine Karp to the position of vice president and Esther Griego to account executive.

In her new role, Karp will lead strategic program development and management of marketing public relations and media outreach campaigns for several of rbb’s largest clients including Homewood Suites by Hilton and Language Line Services. Karp has been promoted twice in the four years she’s been with rbb and is currently the firm’s youngest vice president.

Karp was previously employed as a senior account executive at a Miami public relations firm where she was responsible for leading media relations programs for a Fortune 100 company, a national law firm and one of Florida’s largest community banks. Earlier in her career, Jeanine held positions with strategic communications firms in Washington, D.C. and Chicago.

As account executive, Griego will conduct media outreach and overall campaign support for a diverse group of rbb clients such as Florida Power & Light, Zumba Fitness, Bijoux Terner and professional employer organization AlphaStaff. Prior to joining rbb last year, Griego was an account executive at a boutique firm specializing in luxury lifestyle, entertainment and fashion public relations. Her previous experience includes work with clients in the visual and performing arts and apparel, swimwear and accessories industries as well as corporate, non-profit and private events.

“Jeanine and Esther have each demonstrated determination and mastery of their previous positions, while offering fresh, unique and valuable perspectives to each of their accounts,” said rbb’s president Lisa Ross. “At rbb, we take great pride in encouraging our employees to grow with us, and we are very happy to recognize Jeanine and Esther for their talent and commitment through these promotions.”

Karp, a South Florida native, holds a bachelor’s degree in political communications from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and currently resides in Plantation, Florida. Griego is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and resides in Miami Beach.

About rbb Public Relations

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