The Fearey Group Is One of Washington's Best Workplaces

Puget Sound Business Journal lists The Fearey Group among 85 finalists to be honored August 9

Seattle, Wash. – June 22, 2012 – The Fearey Group, one of the leading independent public relations and public affairs firms in the Pacific Northwest, today announced it has been named as one of the finalists for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The award identifies Washington’s best companies by their practices in the hiring and retention of great people. The Fearey Group joins 85 finalists on the list.

“This recognition reflects our dedication to client service and to creating a fun, engaging work environment for our team,” said Pat Fearey, founder and CEO of The Fearey Group. “The Fearey Group has always placed a premium on its people, and this award reflects that priority.”

Now in its fourth decade, The Fearey Group is re-inventing public relations. The Fearey Group focuses on serving the best interests of clients with honesty and integrity. This combination of the traditional role of public relations advisor with new media engagement creates tremendous value for Fearey Group clients. With its trademark in Social Media Journalism, The Fearey Group is leading its industry in representing client interests.

“Work force development has never been more important – or more difficult – than it is in today’s global economy,” said Gordon Prouty, publisher of the Business Journal. “We believe the Business Journal has an important role to play in drawing attention to innovations and excellence in the management of our region’s No. 1 resource: its people.”

“We’ve spent the last year and a half evaluating our workforce and its dynamics, and we’ve made numerous enhancements to achieve this recognition,” said Aaron Blank, President of The Fearey Group. “We’re proud of our people.”

The finalists will be honored at an awards event at Safeco Field on Aug. 9. The Fearey Group will join the other finalist companies from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a ballpark celebration.

About The Fearey Group

The Fearey Group is one of the leading independent public relations and public affairs firms in the Pacific Northwest. For more than 30 years, the full-service agency has provided communications services for some of the region’s leading public, private and non-profit organizations and has strong practices in the areas of healthcare, biotechnology, real estate and land use, finance, transportation, nonprofit, consumer marketing and crisis communications. The firm is also a founding member of the Public Relations Global Network, an international organization of leading independent, owner-operated public relations agencies. PRGN has extraordinary global reach and includes more than 40 member agencies hailing from the United States, Central and South America, Europe, Canada, the Pacific Rim, South Asia and the Caribbean.