14 Game-Changing PR Firms In Columbus

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Bill Gates once said: “If I was down to the last dollar of my marketing budget I’d spend it on PR!”

If one of the most successful men in the world thinks public relations is that important, you should, too.

The average human attention span is only 8 seconds long, so your business needs to make an impression and fast. How you manage your brand can make or break a business. Which means it’s more crucial than ever to hire a great firm that can help your company stand out. The marketing world is constantly evolving, and right now is no exception.

From traditional public relations practices to crazy brand awareness thanks to social media platforms, these 14 PR firms from in and around Columbus will be sure to help your business stand out.


Leader: Marie Keister, Owner/President/CEO
Key Clients: City of Columbus, Honda of America Manufacturing, Huntington Bank, The Ohio State University, PromoWest Productions, United Way of Central Ohio
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

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Leader: Lisa Arledge Powell, President/Co-founder
Key Clients: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The James Ohio State University Cancer Center, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, National Jewish Health, Emergency Nurses Association
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Belle Communications

Leader: Kate Finley, Founder/CEO
Key Clients: TGI Fridays, Chick-fil-A, Sbarro, Panera Bread
Stats: <10 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Approach Marketing

Leader: Megan Shroy, Founder/President
Key Clients: Charleys Philly Steaks, Goldfish Swim School, Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Cement Marketing

Leader: Alaina Shearer, President/Founder
Key Clients: Volunteers of America, Equitas Health, ODNR Division of Watercraft, Raising Canes
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Team Fleisher Communications

Leader: Marcy Fleisher, Founder/President
Key Clients: The Wellington School, Salon Lofts, Fusion Alliance
Stats: <10 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Paul Werth Associates

Leader: Sandra W. Harbrecht, President/CEO
Key Clients: Huntington, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, The Andersons
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Hinson Ltd Public Relations

Leader: Lisa Hinson, Founder/President
Key Clients: Easton Town Center
Stats: <50 employees | Website

Inspire Group

Leader: Hinda Mitchell, President
Key Clients: Athens County Visitors Bureau, Ohio Poultry Association, The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio
Stats: <10 employees | LinkedIn | Website

TriAd Marketing & Media

Leader: Dave Keller, President
Key Clients: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio Plastic Surgery Specialists, Zink Foodservice, The Childhood League Center
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Marketing Works

Leader: Brenda Stier-Anstine, Founder/Partner | Sandra Fekete, CEO/Partner | Bill Kiefaber, President/Partner
Key Clients: HMB
Stats: <50 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Speech Bubble

Leader: Cheryl Harrison, President
Key Clients: Schmidt’s Sausage Haus, Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House, Destination Grandview, Smokehouse Brewing Co., The Brewery District Trade Association, Superior Beverage Group, Columbus Craft Beer Week
Stats: <10 employees | LinkedIn | Website

Lee Moss Media

Leader: Dante Lee, Co-founder | Will Moss, Co-founder
Key Clients: KeyBank, Ford, AT&T, Allstate, Nike, Google, McDonald’s
Stats: <10 employees | Website

Hicks Partners

Leader: Brian K. Hicks, : President/CEO
Key Clients: PNC Bank, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Medical Mutual
Stats: <10 employees | LinkedIn | Website

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