Tag: Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Peter SchorschJune 16, 2017

Ryan Duffy, who joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies after serving as former House Speaker Will Weatherford‘s spokesman, now will be heading to U.S. Sugar as its Director of Corporate Communications, the company announced Friday. “We are pleased to add Mr. Duffy to U.S. Sugar’s leadership team, where he will help articulate the company’s positions and share our vision of sustainable […]

Staff ReportsNovember 16, 2016

Estella Gray, an award-winning public affairs communicator, is joining Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Tampa office, company officials announced. Gray will serve as an account supervisor and will support the firm’s public affairs, corporate, and healthcare practices. She most recently served as the government affairs program manager for the Southwest Florida Water Management District. There, Gray was the government affairs spokesperson for […]

Staff ReportsJuly 27, 2016

Hill+Knowlton Strategies, a global PR and communications agency, has promoted Ron Bartlett to “general manager of Florida, overseeing the firm’s offices in Tampa and Tallahassee,” according to a press release. Bartlett, a Tampa Tribune veteran who joined H+K in 2000, was most recently deputy general manager of Florida. He also was senior vice president in charge of Florida’s […]

Jim RosicaJune 2, 2016

Kristen McDonald, who’s been communications director for the Florida House Republicans, is heading to Hill+Knowlton Strategies‘ Tallahassee office. The move was announced Wednesday. She joins another House staffer now there: H+K vice president Ryan Duffy, who was chief spokesman for former House Speaker Will Weatherford in 2012-14. McDonald was communications director for the Office of the Majority […]

Peter SchorschOctober 20, 2015

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is promoting Ron Bartlett to deputy general manager of H+K’s Florida operations. Alia Faraj-Johnson is also moving up to lead the firm’s Florida public affairs practice. Bartlett, an H+K senior vice president, most recently served as head of the Florida public relations practice, the company’s largest state-based public affairs practice. Faraj-Johnson served as […]


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