Lois Paul & Partners Strengthens Austin Management Team

Rich Teplitsky Joins as Vice President to Support Regional and Sector Growth

Oct 27, 2010, 12:30 ET from Lois Paul & Partners, LLC

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Lois Paul & Partners (LP&P), a provider of strategic communications services uniquely designed to achieve the business goals of technology, healthcare, and clean tech companies, today announced that Rich Teplitsky has joined the organization as vice president of client services, based in Austin. Teplitsky will collaborate closely with senior vice president Carol Hanko to lead LP&P's Austin operations, and will also be focused on providing client strategy and new business initiatives.

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"Since establishing our office more than 10 years ago, LP&P has remained committed to the Austin market," said Lois Paul, founder and president of LP&P. "Rich brings an additional wealth of knowledge and experience in public relations and social media, as well as an exceptional track record in creating and executing communications programs both on the client and agency side for a multitude of companies. His depth and expertise in strategic PR and emerging technologies will add tremendous value to our existing clients, as well as help LP&P expand our Austin presence."

Teplitsky joins LP&P with a unique global perspective acquired during his 20 years of experience leading PR and marketing strategies in the technology sector. His expertise spans the gamut of the high-tech industry, including telecommunications and enterprise networking, mobility and wireless, software, applications and service delivery platforms,  network security, e-commerce, consumer electronics, and science/bio research and development. Prior to joining LP&P, he held executive positions with international responsibilities at several technology  corporations, including Alcatel-Lucent and Bell Labs, Enterasys Networks (formerly Cabletron Systems), Monster.com, Data Translation and GAINCapital/FOREX.com.

Teplitsky currently serves as the Technology Section Chair for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and contributes analysis and counsel on a variety of industry developments, public policy and other topics that are pertinent to the organization's leadership and membership. He is also a member of the PRSA's Counselors Academy, and is a frequent blogger and presenter on the business, social and PR impact of new media and technology.

In addition to being an active participant in the PR profession, Teplitsky also donates his time to higher education and charitable causes. He is a contributor and member of Corporate Communication International at Baruch College, and is a former member of the curriculum advisory board for Temple University's Strategic and Organizational Communications department. He currently serves on the board of directors of Child Advocates of San Antonio (CASA).

Teplitsky has an MBA in corporate communications from the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.A. in communications from Temple University.

LP&P opened its Austin office in 1995 and has worked with a variety of technology clients since its inception. Current clients include CleanFUEL USA, Elektrobit, Freescale Semiconductor, Lumension, Scuderi Group and Skyonic Corporation.

About Lois Paul & Partners, LLC  

For over 24 years, LP&P has helped clients meet their business goals through our proactive and creative communications programs. As a leading agency that offers strategic communications services to technology, healthcare, and clean tech companies, LP&P integrates traditional PR with digital communications programs to help clients engage new communities of influencers. With a value-focused, integrity-based approach, LP&P aggressively pursues opportunities that drive awareness, promote thought leadership and deliver compelling messages to the right audiences, helping clients differentiate themselves from competitors and gain visibility and credibility in crowded markets.

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