30 Jan, 2017, 08:30 ET
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish Consulting, LLC, a full-service national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and marketing, announced today it has added five new employees, as well as promoted three current members of its leadership team. This announcement comes on the heels of a successful 2016, during which the company expanded its growing roster and welcomed several new clients from a variety of industries, including the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Annual Convention, BurgerFi, Always Best Care Senior Services, Club Pilates, The Gents Place and more.
Jenna Kantrowitz, who has been with Fish for more than a decade, was promoted to senior vice president/chief operating officer from her previous position as vice president. In her new role, she will be responsible for guiding the agency's overall operations and serving as a strategic counselor for clients, as well as continuing to spearhead the company's marketing initiatives.
Amanda Bortzfield and Lauren Simo were promoted to senior account directors. Both have excelled in leadership positions and helped guide team members to reach their full potential, as well as successfully produced impactful results for many of Fish's franchise clients.
"Fish's ongoing success is a direct reflection of our talented team's hard work, and we are thrilled to announce these well-deserved promotions as well as welcome several new employees, each of whom bring an impressive amount of experience and creativity to the table," said Lorne Fisher, CFE, CEO and managing partner, Fish Consulting, LLC. "We are proud of all we've accomplished over the past several years, but have no doubt that we're just getting started. As we head into 2017, we look forward to accelerating our momentum and continuing to establish Fish as an industry leader that franchise brands can depend on to reach their business goals."
The agency's newest team members include Julia Block, account director; Michelle Estevam, senior account manager; Courtney Whelan, account executive; Caitlin Willard, account executive; and Chelsea Bear, account coordinator. Julia Block will help develop and spearhead strategic initiatives for various clients as well as lead each of her account teams. Michelle Estevam will assist with developing strategies and delivering media results. Courtney Whelan and Caitlin Willard will handle national and local media relations for several franchise development and consumer accounts. Chelsea Bear will support media relations, social media and reporting activities for several accounts at the firm.
Fish recently celebrated its 12th anniversary and has experienced significant growth over the past several years. In 2016, Fish was named for the third consecutive year to the Inc. 5000, Inc. Magazine's ranking of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. Additionally, PRWeek and the South Florida Business Journal have named Fish a "Best Places to Work" in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
About Fish Consulting
Fish is proud to leverage its experience in franchising to serve some of the industry's leading concepts including The Melting Pot, Dunkin' Donuts, Orangetheory Fitness, The Dwyer Group and Tropical Smoothie Café, among others. The agency's support for franchise clients range from brand building, franchisee recruitment and internal communications to crisis communications, cause marketing, local/national media relations and social media management. Fish is based in Hollywood, FL, with operations in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., New York and London. For more information call 954-893-9150 or visit www.fish-consulting.com. For additional franchise insights follow Fish on Twitter @fishconsulting or Facebook.
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