Fleishman-Hillard Inc. Promotes Five Area Employees

Dec 15, 2010, 09:00 ET from Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

CLEVELAND, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleishman-Hillard Inc. today announced the promotions of three of its Cleveland-based associates, Jennifer Miltner, Cari Steiner and Karen Luke, in addition to two Columbus-based associates who were recently promoted.

"The team members promoted at FH Cleveland have been an integral part of our success and have provided exceptional counsel and service to our clients in Cleveland, Columbus and across our global network," said Greg Connel, general manager of Fleishman-Hillard's Ohio operations. "We're proud of their contributions to our company and to the communities where they live and work."

Miltner, who joined Fleishman-Hillard Cleveland in 2007, was promoted from senior account executive to account supervisor. The Cleveland resident specializes in message-driven writing, media relations and grassroots advocacy, serving clients in healthcare and public health. She serves as the Cleveland office liaison for the Ohio Public Health Association. She holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, with a specialization in public relations, and minors in business and Spanish.

Steiner, who joined Fleishman-Hillard in September 2009, was promoted from assistant account executive to account executive. The Cleveland resident specializes in media relations, grassroots advocacy, competitive analysis research, online editorial outreach and social media monitoring. She serves clients from a broad range of industries. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America's Greater Cleveland Chapter, where she serves on two committees. She holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism and public relations from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University with specializations in French and marketing.

Luke, who joined Fleishman-Hillard in June 2008, was promoted from senior administrative assistant to coordinator. She manages office budgets and client billing, and coordinates travel itineraries. Luke has more than 16 years of experience in administration.

Central Ohio-based staff members Bob Beasley and Molly Sustar were also recognized for their performance with promotions.

Beasley, who joined Fleishman-Hillard as an account supervisor in February 2007, was promoted from managing supervisor to vice president. He specializes in executive communications, employee communications, public affairs and media relations. He serves clients from a broad range of industries, including telecommunications and healthcare. He serves on the board of directors of the American Red Cross of Greater Columbus and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America's Central Ohio Chapter. Beasley holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from The Ohio State University.

Sustar, who began her career as an assistant account executive with Fleishman-Hillard in 2005, was promoted from account supervisor to managing supervisor. A Columbus resident, Sustar specializes in crisis preparedness planning and communications, media relations, social media strategies and grassroots advocacy. She serves a number of clients from multiple industries, including healthcare, food service and consumer goods. She graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in journalism, specializing in public relations.

About Fleishman-Hillard

Fleishman-Hillard Inc., one of the world's leading strategic communications firms, has built its reputation on creating integrated solutions that deliver what its clients value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. The firm is widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity and personal commitment. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America through its 80 owned offices. For more information, visit the Fleishman-Hillard website at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

Fleishman-Hillard is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to more than 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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