Cochran provides media relations and issue management to clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including financial services and environmental, for clients such as SunTrust Banks, University of West Georgia and Colonial Pipeline. Prior to joining Cookerly in 2008, Cochran studied strategic management, public policy and economics at The George Washington University, where he earned his MPA.
A valuable team member since 2011, Rieman specializes in building and maintaining relationships with the media and provides strategic counsel for a range of clients, including Avison Young, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Carter. A former journalist, Rieman has spent the past 10-plus years in agency communications and has developed an extensive database of media contacts and industry leaders.
“Mike and Matt are simply excellent at what they do and they play significant roles in serving our clients and building our company,” said Jane Stout, executive vice president of Cookerly. “Their promotion to vice president is well earned and reflects their dedication and outstanding accomplishments.”