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March 6, 2019


Client News

Global Accounting Network Chooses Atlanta for its U.S. Home Base ATLANTA, GA. (March 6, 2019) – Global Accounting Network (GAN), an international boutique staffing and recruiting company for finance and accounting professionals, has opened its first U.S. office in Atlanta. GAN helps experienced finance and accounting professionals around the world develop their careers by matching […]

February 6, 2019


Client News

Charlotte, N.C. (February 6, 2019)- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is offering a limited-time menu featuring fresh, scratch-made seasonal favorites such as the Crab Cake Sandwich, Grilled Salmon Bowl and Grilled Beef Tenderloin Oscar. These delectable dishes are available at participating locations through Feb. 26. “Our February Features menu was created with bold new twists to […]

February 5, 2019

Time for a social media plan tune-up


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager As PR professionals, we constantly urge our clients to consider their social media presence, whether that be to initiate, expand and/or evaluate their activity. Why? As we are keenly aware, social media is an ever-expanding avenue through which literally billions of people communicate, learn, analyze and engage on a […]

January 8, 2019

J.H. Whitney Capital Partners acquires Firebirds International

Client News

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (January 8, 2019) – J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority interest in Firebirds International, LLC (“Firebirds Wood Fired Grill” or the “Company”) from Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. (“Angelo Gordon”). California-based NorthPoint Advisors served as financial advisor to Firebirds. Kirkland & Ellis LLP […]

January 4, 2019

Six New Year’s Resolutions to Get You Started in 2019


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager Happy New Year to all! And welcome to the month known for setting, and hopefully keeping, New Year’s resolutions. While you may have a set of personal goals, consider these professional goals, as well, to start off 2019 on the right foot. 1. Be transparent Given the continued abundance […]

December 20, 2018

Slow down and enjoy the holidays


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager It’s that time of year again…when we are inundated with TV, radio and internet advertisements for all those “must-have” items that you and your loved ones surely cannot live without…the neatest, smallest-ever Bluetooth speaker, essential oils to sooth the body and mind, a flies-so-easy drone that does it all, […]

December 19, 2018

Rountree Group Integrated Communications Earns 5 Industry Awards

Agency News

MILTON, GA (December 19, 2018) — Milton-based Rountree Group Integrated Communications has received five professional industry awards from the Georgia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Atlanta chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for its work with clients in 2018. The agency received a first-place award from PRSA in the […]

December 5, 2018

After the brainstorming…What’s next: Five steps for the post-brainstorming process


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager The following is a follow-up to Nov. 12 post about brainstorming In our Nov. 12 post, we shared some tips on conducting a productive brainstorming session. Today, we talk post-brainstorming…how to move forward after the session. I’m guessing you have on at least on occasion left a really good […]

November 21, 2018

Let Thanksgiving last more than one day


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager Thanksgiving is a time to cherish with family and friends. It’s a day when we come together to show our appreciation for what we have, share of our bounty with others and celebrate the gift of friendship and love for those who are special to us. It’s a meal, […]

November 12, 2018

Let’s brainstorm! Six tips for a productive brainstorming session


By Lisa Hester, Senior Account Manager I’ve often said when sitting down for a project, “OK, time to get creative…starting now!” But how do you simply flip on the “creative switch” to let the good ideas flow? How do you fill that blank page with breathtaking ideas on cue?…especially when you’re just not in that […]