ATLANTA – July 9, 2014 – Cookerly Public Relations, a leading Atlanta-based public relations and marketing communications agency, today announced the promotions of Mike Rieman and Sara Dever, as well as the hiring of assistant account executive Whitney Johnson.
A valuable member of the Cookerly team since 2011, Rieman has been named a director. Rieman specializes in building and maintaining relationships with media – a skill that has generated significant placements in print and broadcast outlets including USA Today, Bloomberg and Money Magazine for clients such as The Clean Air Campaign, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, U.S. Trust, RST Communications and Carter.
Dever, now a senior account executive, joined Cookerly in 2012 and provides research, media relations and writing support to clients across a spectrum of industries including healthcare, financial services, professional sports and consumer products.
“Mike and Sara are proven leaders in our company and I have enjoyed watching them grow professionally,” said Carol Cookerly, the agency’s president. “Whitney joined our team as an intern, quickly learning the ropes and making positive contributions, so we were glad to be able to bring her on board as a full-time staff member.”
Johnson is a 2013 Auburn University graduate who completed her senior year at a talent agency in Dublin, Ireland. She will provide writing services, media relations, and social media support for a wide variety of clients in industries including hospitality, finance and non-profit.
About Cookerly Public Relations
Cookerly Public Relations provides focused, strategic public relations counsel to an array of diverse, complex clients—from Fortune 500 companies to the public sector—across a broad range of industries including finance, environment, healthcare, technology and professional services. The seasoned experience of the Cookerly team delivers measurable results that strengthen our clients’ bottom lines through effective media relations, issues management and crisis communication, branding, and B-to-B and B-to-C marketing communications. Founded in 1990, Cookerly Public Relations is consistently ranked by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the region’s top 10 privately-held public relations agencies.