NEW YORK, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Finn Partners, America's fourth largest independent global public relations firm, names Jessica Berk Ross, Managing Partner, Public Affairs Practice Leader. In her new role, Ross will serve as the leading policy and public affairs information source to all U.S. offices, lead new-business efforts and provide strategic input for public affairs programs across the company.
According to Richard Funess, FINN senior managing partner, Ross will play a dual role in the agency, maintaining her current position heading Public Affairs in Washington D.C. responsible for that group's P&L, while also leading public affairs activities across the U.S.
"With the current policy environment, a strong focus on public affairs is essential. Jess's leadership, depth of experience and high-profile contacts position her well to oversee our DC public affairs group, and adroitly shift gears to direct major national programs, working with other offices and practice groups to pursue joint opportunities." Funess added, "Through that collaborative spirit, Jess will evolve FINN's overall public affairs practice and stimulate new business wins for increased bottom line growth."
Ross has created multi-faceted public affairs campaigns for many clients over the years, including the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Her issues management experience is extensive, from media relations and public affairs outreach ensuring balanced and fair coverage, to crisis communications planning and response, brand management and rebuilding.
FINN's public affairs clients reflect national and international scope and a partial list of clients include: Allianz Global; 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution; Fairfax County Econ/Dev; Japan Prize Foundation; The Recording Academy; and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
About Finn Partners, Inc.
Founded in late 2011 on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners has quadrupled in size in seven years, becoming one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world through a common philosophy. With almost 700 professionals, FINN provides its clients with global access and capabilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, in addition to PROI Worldwide. Headquartered in New York, FINN's other offices are located in: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Orange County, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Washington D.C. Find us at finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @finnpartners.
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