Patty Tucker Promoted To Deputy General Manager Of Edelman AtlantaATLANTA, GA - The Atlanta office of Edelman, the world's largest independent public relations firm, announced today that Patty Tucker has been promoted to deputy general manager.
new role, ... Posted: November 18, 2005
...Patty Tucker Promoted To Deputy General Manager Of Edelman Atlanta
Posted: November 18, 2005ATLANTA, GA - The Atlanta office of Edelman, the world's largest independent public relations firm, announced today that Patty Tucker has been promoted to deputy general manager. In her new role, Tucker will assist Claudia Patton, general manager, in overseeing operations in Georgia.She
will be responsible for expanding Edelman's Southeast presence.She will continue to report to Claudia Patton and will also maintain her role as Senior Vice President, managing the $4 million Corporate Affairs practice.
"Edelman's long-term goals in the Atlanta market require that proven leadership is in place to continue the momentum we have created," said Claudia Patton, general manager of Edelman's Atlanta office."Patty Tucker, who founded the Corporate and B-to-B practice for The Headline Group in 1981 and successfully integrated it into Edelman following its sale in October of 2002, has consistently delivered quality results for Edelman's clients.
I have the utmost confidence in her
as we continue to lead the Atlanta office of Edelman
has operated in Atlanta since 1994 and currently has 45 employees specializing in public affairs, consumer and lifestyle brand marketing, issues and crisis management and corporate communications.Edelman Atlanta
clients include UPS
, Alston & Bird LLP
"There is such dramatic change in branding and corporate reputation today -- from the democratization of media, to hampered corporate trust, to demand for transparency and social responsibility," said Patty Tucker
."Edelman's continuing success at leading clients through these challenges is stimulating, rewarding and, ultimately, the ticket to steady growth and client loyalty." Tucker
has more than 20 years of public relations experience in the fields of corporate reputation management, business-to-business marketing and crisis/issues preparation and response.The hallmark of Tucker's career is long client retention, with two nine-year client relationships, and several others who have been with her
more than five years.She
is recognized for her
ability to bring fresh strategy, consistent results and positive ROI as conditions change and grow.Tucker currently leads the award-winning UPS
team, which manages corporate reputation for the international aspects of this Fortune 100.
In addition to many Phoenix Awards from PRSA, Tucker
has earned the prestigious "Outstanding Young Advertising Professional" award from the Atlanta Ad Club
and the "Best Promotions" nod from the Atlanta Business Chronicle
is a graduate of the 2001 class of Leadership Atlanta and a member of the Southern Center for International Studies
.She serves on the Board of Trustees of Mount Vernon Presbyterian School.
Previous board positions include CARE, the Atlanta Community Food Bank's Atlanta's Table and the Atlanta Ad Club
.She holds a journalism degree from the University of Kentucky.