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New Kent, VA, United States, 2011/02/28 - Local public relations veteran Brian Chandler, APR, and his firm Commonwealth Public Relations, has been invited to join PRConsultants Group, as its Virginia representative.
Local public relations veteran Brian Chandler, APR, and his firm Commonwealth Public Relations, has been invited to join a national network of public relations professionals called the PRConsultants Group, (prconsultantsgroup.com) as its Virginia representative.
The PRConsultantsGroup, founded in 2000, is made up of senior-level public relations and marketing consultants representing every major market in the United States. Working together and separately on projects, their unique collaborative model has given rise to other networks nationwide.
According to one of the three co-directors, Lisa Faulkner-Dunne of Dallas, “What makes PRConsultantsGroup different? Creativity, experience and local relationships. We are senior-level independent PR firms with flexibility and creativity, offering higher-level strategy, creative ideas, personalized service, and ‘feet on the street’ to national and local brands.”
A network not just on paper, PRCG work together on a regular basis, with a handful of members collaborating together as early as 1993. The group’s synergy and sophistication guarantees that a public relations campaign is going to be executed flawlessly in one, or 48, U.S. markets.
Lisa continues, “We invited Brian and his firm to join PRConsultantsGroup, and we are delighted to have him join our team.” Currently, the network members include 40 professional firms in every major media market, featuring senior-level expertise on every account and project.
PRConsultantsGroup clients (prconsultantsgroup.com) have included 7-Eleven, Blockbuster, Cold Stone Creamery, XM Satellite Radio, Dyson, Procter & Gamble, Red Mango, Home Run Inn Pizza, and Wal-Mart.
Chandler has been active in the local public relations arena since he moved to Richmond in 2008. His firm Commonwealth Public Relations (commonwealth-pr.com) specializes in public relations, media relations and social media representing a wide variety of clients in the following industries: healthcare, financial services, statewide associations, non-profits, telecommunications, human resources and law.
Chandler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA. He is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), which is considered a mark of distinction and ethical practice in the public relations industry. In addition, he is a board member of the Richmond Chapter of PRSA, where he serves as treasurer. He is also on the board of directors of the Richmond Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) where he serves as director of public relations.