SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Allison+Partners announced that Richard Kendall has been named general
manager responsible for leading and growing its San Diego office.
Kendall brings more than two decades of strategic communications
experience to the agency, having worked with clients in multiple
industries including travel and tourism, real estate, hospitality,
sustainability, consumer technology, engineering and contracting,
architecture and energy among many others.
Prior to joining Allison+Partners, Richard served as partner, executive
vice president and head of real estate for Seattle-based firm, Frause.
During that time, he worked with Cushman Wakefield, UBS, Washington
State Tourism, Intracorp Companies, among others, specializing in public
affairs, and community and public relations for commercial and mixed-use
real estate projects that create thriving, healthy communities in
Washington State and beyond.
“We’ve had a clear vision for the San Diego office since it launched,”
said Scott Pansky, co-founder and senior partner at Allison+Partners.
“Richard’s entrepreneurial spirit and tailored approach to
communications will bring new opportunities to both our team and clients
in the region.”
Clients led by the San Diego office include Baja California tourism,
Gafcon, enXco and Chevys Fresh Mex. Programs for these clients include
strategic planning, messaging, social and media relations initiatives,
internal communications, core values creation and crisis management.
“Allison+Partners’ entrepreneurial mindset and emphasis on innovation
and creativity are consistent with how I’ve always approached this
business,” said Kendall. “These are the foundational elements that
attracted me to the agency, along with the talented team in the San
Diego office. Together, we’ll continue to exceed client expectations and
expand our reach in target industries that are shaping the future of
Allison+Partners, an MDC Partners company, is an international
communications firm driven by a collaborative approach to innovation and
creativity. The result is freshly imagined, customized approaches that
provide concrete, measurable strategies to drive market and executive
leadership. Expertise includes consumer PR and marketing, corporate communications,
technology and digital media, brand innovation, social impact, public
affairs and healthcare. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco, with
offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.,
Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle and Dallas. The company
has a 50-state grassroots network and deep affiliations with quality
firms worldwide through MDC
Partners (NASDAQ: MDCA, Toronto Stock Exchange: MDZ.A), a
progressive marketing and communications network, championing the most
innovative entrepreneurial talent. Visit us at: www.allisonpr.com,
Leilani Geller, 646-428-0605