Tom Baker Joins Susan E. Atkins & Associates as Senior Account Executive

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Susan E. Atkins & Associates

    SAN DIEGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan E. Atkins & Associates (SEA&A),
 San Diego's largest consulting firm facilitating investor and public
 relationships for companies focused in biotechnology and life sciences,
 announced today that Thomas Baker has joined the firm as a Senior Account
 Executive.
     Baker, a San Diego native, joins SEA&A with three years of life sciences
 research experience and two years in the investor and media relations
 industry.  Most recently with Noonan/Russo Communications, Inc. in San
 Francisco, CA, he was responsible for the development of client communications
 programs, crafting corporate messages, and increasing company visibility among
 investors and media.
     "Atkins & Associates is built on three centers of excellence that include
 life science, public relations and investor relations, and Tom has experience
 in each area making him a substantial asset to our team," said Susan E.
 Atkins, president and CEO.  "Atkins & Associates' continued growth has spawned
 a most balanced and successful investor and public relations team for the life
 sciences industry."
     Prior to Noonan/Russo, Baker was a research associate with Ontogen
 Corporation, creating small molecule libraries for drug discovery.
     "Working with Atkins & Associates will be a great experience for me, with
 its strong presence in the life sciences industry and its ever growing client
 list," said Baker.  "San Diego, as a leading biotech center, is an ideal
 location for servicing the biotech community locally, nationwide and abroad."
     Baker will be working with a variety of accounts including Nanogen Inc.,
 GeminX Biotechnologies Inc. and Triad Therapeutics.
 
     About SEA&A
     Founded in 1999, Susan E. Atkins & Associates is a consulting firm serving
 public and pre-public companies within the life sciences industry by providing
 strategic counsel, pragmatic programs and projects in investor and public
 relations.  With a client roster of nearly 30 local, national and
 international accounts, Atkins & Associates has significant experience with
 launching companies and products, corporate positioning, and generating
 extensive awareness within the investor, business and media communities.
 
     For further information please contact Allison B. Small, Senior Account
 Executive, Susan E. Atkins & Associates, 858-860-0266.
 
 

SOURCE Susan E. Atkins & Associates
    SAN DIEGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan E. Atkins & Associates (SEA&A),
 San Diego's largest consulting firm facilitating investor and public
 relationships for companies focused in biotechnology and life sciences,
 announced today that Thomas Baker has joined the firm as a Senior Account
 Executive.
     Baker, a San Diego native, joins SEA&A with three years of life sciences
 research experience and two years in the investor and media relations
 industry.  Most recently with Noonan/Russo Communications, Inc. in San
 Francisco, CA, he was responsible for the development of client communications
 programs, crafting corporate messages, and increasing company visibility among
 investors and media.
     "Atkins & Associates is built on three centers of excellence that include
 life science, public relations and investor relations, and Tom has experience
 in each area making him a substantial asset to our team," said Susan E.
 Atkins, president and CEO.  "Atkins & Associates' continued growth has spawned
 a most balanced and successful investor and public relations team for the life
 sciences industry."
     Prior to Noonan/Russo, Baker was a research associate with Ontogen
 Corporation, creating small molecule libraries for drug discovery.
     "Working with Atkins & Associates will be a great experience for me, with
 its strong presence in the life sciences industry and its ever growing client
 list," said Baker.  "San Diego, as a leading biotech center, is an ideal
 location for servicing the biotech community locally, nationwide and abroad."
     Baker will be working with a variety of accounts including Nanogen Inc.,
 GeminX Biotechnologies Inc. and Triad Therapeutics.
 
     About SEA&A
     Founded in 1999, Susan E. Atkins & Associates is a consulting firm serving
 public and pre-public companies within the life sciences industry by providing
 strategic counsel, pragmatic programs and projects in investor and public
 relations.  With a client roster of nearly 30 local, national and
 international accounts, Atkins & Associates has significant experience with
 launching companies and products, corporate positioning, and generating
 extensive awareness within the investor, business and media communities.
 
     For further information please contact Allison B. Small, Senior Account
 Executive, Susan E. Atkins & Associates, 858-860-0266.
 
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