HOUSTON (October 14, 2014) – Winkler Public Relations announced today that Ross Winkler joined the company as Manager, Marketing Strategy. He will expand marketing and customer relations services offered by Winkler Public Relations and assist with design, implementation and management of strategic marketing plans. Winkler will also manage business development to continue to grow clientele for the Houston-based public relations company.
“Winkler Public Relations experienced steady growth during our first decade in business. The past two years we have seen significant demand for public relations, media relations and stakeholder marketing services,” said Kathy Winkler, owner and president of Winkler Public Relations. “We are excited to have Ross join Winkler Public Relations. He will help us meet growing customer demand and expand our professional marketing and customer service counsel.”
“It is a great thrill to join Winkler Public Relations during this time of growth,” said Ross Winkler. “This is a unique opportunity to expand the scope of the company, while contributing to the current services that have allowed Winkler PR to thrive over the past decade. I plan to use my skills and expertise to make Winkler Public Relations a more dynamic company moving forward.”
Winkler previously worked as senior corporate account executive with the Montgomery Biscuits Baseball Club; “AA” affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. He managed more than 900 active and potential client accounts, focusing on customer service, while overseeing the corporate sales department. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Marketing from Auburn University’s Raymond J. Harbert College of Business. Winkler volunteered as a student worker in the Auburn University athletics media relations department. In that role, he provided support to media and sports information directors covering Southeastern Conference events.
About Winkler Public Relations
Winkler Public Relations helps companies enhance brand and image, protect reputation and influence stakeholders through effective public relations, media relations, crisis communication and marketing strategies. Winkler Public Relations is a WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and TX HUB-certified business.