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Phillips & Company Promotes Company Veteran to Director, Staffs Up for New Clients

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AUSTIN, Texas – July 1, 2014 – Phillips & Company, the global communications firm, today announced the promotion of Megan Friedman to director. Friedman, based in Atlanta, has been with the company for more than 10 years, since its founding, and has been instrumental in managing its growth, especially in helping the Austin, Texas-based company become the leading public relations firm for space exploration and technology companies and organizations.

Phillips & Company also has made several hires at the management and administrative levels as it takes on more clients in 2014.

Friedman will be PR director on Phillips & Company’s NASA accounts, and will continue to lead campaign teams for Explore Mars, the Humans to Mars Conference and several grass-roots projects funded by a variety of space companies to inspire national and global commitment to deep space exploration.

In addition, Friedman leads marketing efforts for Phillips & Company and was instrumental in the launch and the management of the Phillips & Company Leadership Academy, an in-depth continuing education curriculum for employees.

Said Phillips & Company President Rich Phillips: “Our clients, as well as all of us who work with her, benefit day to day from Megan’s commitment, focus, quality of work and courage. She will continue to be a core asset to our client and project teams as she takes on a larger leadership role at the company.”

Megan Friedman is a seasoned communications professional who has led the Phillips & Company team on a wide range of client accounts, including next-generation telecom, mobile computing, homeland security, space technology and public affairs. She has a bachelor’s degree in both political science and Spanish from East Carolina University, and holds a master’s degree in international studies from the University of Denver. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and is an active member in her community.

About Phillips & Company
Phillips & Company is a global communications firm that helps companies, government agencies and non-profits create, defend and sustain leadership positions through public relations and market development. With a focus on space technology, homeland security, mobile computing, telecommunications, healthcare, education and energy, Phillips & Company helps organizations focus on the opportunities and strategies that accelerate market victories. Ultimately, Phillips helps clients create demand for their products, services and ideas by broadening and reinforcing the trust customers, partners and investors have in their organization. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Phillips & Company has operations in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, London and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.phillipscompany.com.

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