As a result of continued steady growth, Catapult PR-IR, a leading strategic public and investor relations firm specializing in high-tech markets, announced that Jim Keener has joined the company as account executive. Keener will help drive public relations efforts on behalf of several Catapult clients.
Keener is a veteran communications expert with extensive media relations, corporate and internal communications and reputation management experience. Before joining Catapult, Keener was communications manager and primary spokesperson for Platts, the global energy information division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Prior to McGraw-Hill, he was a marketing and PR manager at Financial Times Energy, a unit of Pearson, plc. He began his career as publicist for Roberts Rinehart Publishers. Keener holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
“Jim’s demonstrated success in media relations, combined with his previous PR management experience make me confident that he will be a tremendous asset to our agency,” said Terri Douglas, co-founder and principal at Catapult. “We are delighted to add Jim to our growing team and look forward to putting his expertise to work for our clients.”
About Catapult PR-IR
Catapult PR-IR (Catapultpr-ir.com) provides strategic public relations and investor relations services exclusively for technology companies. Catapult helps its clients establish new market positions that are shared by only an elite few within their industry. The firm has won numerous awards, including PRSA’s Gold Pick Award, Holmes Report’s "Best Agency to Work For" award and the Boulder County Business Report’s Mercury 100 Fastest Growing Companies Award. Catapult's client roster includes SmartSearch Marketing, ReadyTalk, FreeWave Technologies, Enterprise Management Associates and Rally Software Development.