What We’re Reading – February ‘24

What we're reading

What We’re Reading is a monthly roundup of current news, commentary, challenges and trends that impact our industry as well as those of our clients. From the CDC’s continued reputational battle to the rise of viral layoff videos, here’s a look at what stood out to our team in February. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS Patrick Mahomes, wife […]

2023 Key Learnings and 2024 Trends

2024 Trends

As we dive into 2024, our team took a moment to reflect on PR key learnings from 2023 and predict some trends we expect to see grow this year. We learned a lot in 2023 – from navigating social issues with thoughtful consideration, embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) as complementary to human initiative and collaboration, and […]

Reputation Partners Promotes Michael Grimm to Senior Vice President

Michael Grimm - Senior VP at Reputation Partners

Reputation Partners is very pleased to announce Michael Grimm’s promotion to Senior Vice President! Since joining the firm a little over four years ago, Michael has established himself as an expert client counselor and PR practitioner, and is an excellent leader of the firm. Michael also continues to set a leading example with the standard […]

Reputation Partners Welcomes Grace DuFour as Assistant Account Executive

Grace DuFour

Reputation Partners is thrilled to welcome Grace DuFour to the team as Assistant Account Executive! A recent graduate from Marquette University, Grace will join the team in our Chicago office. During her time at Marquette, Grace served as President of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), spent time at Constellation Brands as a […]

Reputation Partners Welcomes Anne Marie Mitchell as Senior Vice President

Ann Marie Mitchell

Reputation Partners is pleased to welcome Anne Marie Mitchell as Senior Vice President! Based in our Chicago office, Anne Marie has experience that spans working for leading companies, public relations firms and academia. Working as a key member of the Reputation Partners leadership team, Anne Marie will leverage her deep experience in employee communications and […]

Reputation Partners Welcomes Heidi Zumbahlen as Finance Manager

Heidi Zumbahlen

Reputation Partners is pleased to welcome Heidi Zumbahlen to our team as Finance Manager. Heidi brings more than 15 years of relevant accounting experience to this new role, where she’ll be responsible for providing and analyzing financial reports, as well as preparing and executing monthly accounting duties. Prior to joining Reputation Partners, Heidi held accounting […]

Reputation Partners Promotes Haley Hartmann to Account Supervisor

Reputation Partners is delighted to announce Haley Hartmann’s very well-deserved promotion from Senior Account Executive to Account Supervisor!  During her three years at the firm, Haley has become a dynamic results-oriented partner for many of our clients. From leading media relations programs that exceed client expectations and drive business results to navigating complex labor and M&A client activities, all while providing successful […]

RP Welcomes Natalie Wanner Back to the Team

We are delighted to announce that Natalie Wanner has rejoined the Reputation Partners’ team as an Account Supervisor! She is now the sixth member of the RP Boomerang Club. As an Account Supervisor, Natalie will support our clients through new business development, proactive media relations, strategy execution, executive thought leadership and content development. Throughout her […]

Reputation Partners Welcomes Spencer Walrath as Vice President

Spencer Walrath

Reputation Partners is thrilled to welcome Spencer Walrath to our growing team! Based in Chicago, Spencer is a strategic communications counselor with extensive experience in public affairs, litigation and crisis communications. Prior to joining Reputation Partners, Spencer spent nearly eight years at FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm, where he helped organizations manage […]