Seattle, Wash. – November 4, 2011 – The Fearey Group, one of the leading independent public relations and public affairs firms in the Pacific Northwest, today announced the promotions of two key members of its staff.
The Fearey Group specializes in managing communications programs and developing PR campaigns for many of the Pacific Northwest’s most well-respected organizations and businesses.
Bridget (Boland) Gundlach has been promoted to Account Supervisor. Gundlach has been with The Fearey Group for one year, and has been a critical resource to clients in industries like commercial real estate, health care and specialty retail. Her strong background in media relations, strategic planning and digital media strategy is highly valued by clients.
“I’m proud to be part of a team here at The Fearey Group that expects the best and delivers the same,” said Gundlach. “I’m excited about the company’s direction and leadership as we map out the coming years and the opportunities ahead.”
Gundlach came to The Fearey Group with a solid background in communications strategy for technology and consumer product companies. As an active member of the Public Relations Society of America, she mentors college students looking for experience in the public relations field. Gundlach is also a member of Urban Land Institute and NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
The Fearey Group is also celebrating the promotion of Chris Nettles to Chief Administrative Officer. A Fearey Group veteran of almost 13 years, Nettles is a critical part of the executive team.
Nettles started at The Fearey Group in 1998 and quickly became indispensable. Clients and staff alike at The Fearey Group rely on her professional abilities and service-oriented attitude.
“I love working for a firm that places a premium on teamwork and client success, and The Fearey Group embodies that approach,” Nettles said. “I’m proud to be a part of this company.”
Nettles is currently enrolled in the University of Washington’s Public Relations Certificate Program. In her role at The Fearey Group, Nettles is in charge of, among other things, HR, accounting and IT support.
“We do a lot of things very well here at The Fearey Group, but we are above all an excellent team,” said Pat Fearey, founder and CEO of The Fearey Group. “I am proud of the talent we have here and congratulate Bridget and Chris on their success at The Fearey Group.”
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.
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