The Abbi Agency, a leading public relations, digital marketing and creative services firm headquartered in northern Nevada, has announced the hire of Ashley Brune, M.A. Brune will serve as the firm’s Public Relations Director.
Brune joins the firm in the midst of sustained growth, and will contribute years of public relations and organizational leadership experience as the hands-on leader to the firm’s largest team. In this role, she will manage the public relations department, overseeing the execution of campaign strategies, leading new business and community outreach, managing the professional development of employees, and implementing best practices across all departments to ensure the agency’s brand message is consistent.
Brune brings with her two of northern Nevada’s most iconic special events—Hot August Nights and The Great Reno Balloon Race—and years of event management and promotional experience.
Prior to her appointment as The Abbi Agency’s Public Relations Director, Brune served as the Public Relations and Events Director at the Biggest Little Group, at which she was named a partner. She also served as Senior Publicist at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, where she spearheaded communications for the popular resort-casino.
Brune received her undergraduate degree in journalism from the Reynold’s School of Journalism at the University of Nevada. A lifelong learner, Brune next went on to attain her master’s degree in communication and organizational leadership in Spokane, Wash. at Gonzaga University, and has remained invested in continued learning since.
“We are really excited to add Ashley to the team and in this new position,” said CEO and Co-Founder Ty Whitaker. “Her experience in the PR field, along with her leadership skills, will help further our growing PR department as we expand to other markets.”
In the days ahead, The Abbi Agency remains committed to the intelligent growth of its operations and the professional development of its growing staff.
The Abbi Agency is an integrated creative, digital and public relations agency with offices in Reno, Las Vegas, New York and San Francisco. The agency has executed award-winning marketing campaigns for clients including North Lake Tahoe, YouEarnedIt, BrightEdge, Grand Rounds and TravelNevada. The agency works extensively in across a range of industries, including travel, technology, economic development and governmental affairs. Learn more at theabbiagency.com