Buchanan Public Relations Hires Rachel Neppes as Vice President
PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2014) – Buchanan Public Relations LLC, a full- service public relations, digital and crisis communications agency, has hired Rachel Neppes as Vice President. In her role, Neppes will oversee several of the agency’s blue-chip accounts, as well as co-lead its digital practice group.
Neppes brings 17 years of valuable experience to Buchanan Public Relations with particular expertise in business-to-business public relations, digital marketing and communications strategy. Before joining Buchanan PR, Neppes served as Vice President of Berkman Strategic Communications, a prominent PR and branding firm in San Diego. There, she spent eight years leading award-winning PR programs for Sanyo North America, Human Touch, McKenna Long & Aldridge, and other esteemed clients.
“Rachel’s depth of knowledge in all facets of PR and marketing communications makes her a tremendous asset to our firm,” said Buchanan Public Relation’s President Anne A. Buchanan, APR. “She inherently understands what our clients need and how to help them achieve their goals through the most effective use of traditional and digital PR and communications strategies and tactics.”
Neppes got her start in the PR profession in 1998 with Gibbs & Soell Public Relations in New York City, implementing national public relations campaigns for Rhone-Poulenc Ag (now Sanofi-Aventis) and Eastman Chemical Company. She then went on to work for boutique PR agencies in the Philadelphia and New York City markets before relocating to San Diego in 2003.
She is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and a print journalism focus. Neppes has also been honored by the Public Relations Society of America with several industry awards of excellence in the PR profession.
Buchanan Public Relations is a full-service public relations, social media and crisis communications firm. Its clients include large corporations as well as leading non-profits. The firm was a founding member of the Public Relations Global Network, a consortium of nearly 50 independently owned public relations firms around the world. For more information, please visit www.buchananpr.com.