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We are focused on telling our clients' stories, but once in a while we have news of our own.

Ragan and PR Daily Name anat. an Agency Team of the Year

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Teamwork makes the dream work! Ragan and PR Daily named the anat. team an Agency Team of the Year in its 2022 Communicators of the Year Awards. The panel recognized our firm’s work supporting nonprofit clients such as Flushing Town Hall, Alliance for Positive Change, and more.

We’re honored to be included and excited to share this award together. 

Welcome Linnea Mumma

Linnea's headshotToday we’re excited to announce that Linnea Mumma has joined the anat. team as our newest account associate. 

A New Jersey native, she is a recent graduate of Kenyon College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in both English and music. At Kenyon, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Kenyon Collegian for the 2021-22 academic year, working as a news reporter prior to that position. She also worked as an associate at the Kenyon Review, a marketing assistant for Chalmers Library, and a consultant and liaison at the Writing Center. She currently resides in South Orange, NJ. 

 

Jeff Simmons Named a 2022 LGBTQ+ Power Player

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Politics NY, amNewYork, and Gay City News named Executive Vice President Jeff Simmons one of their 2022 LGBTQ+ Power Players. Jeff was recognized for his communications work, ensuring that LGBTQIA+ voices are heard. The committee also applauded his work with Alliance for a Positive Change and the Partnership to End Homelessness, which actively engage members of the LGBTQIA+ communities in their programs and services.

Read his profile here.

Lauren Mannerberg Joins anat. as Account Executive

Lauren's headshotWe are excited to welcome Lauren Mannerberg as the newest Account Executive at anat.
 
Previously, Lauren worked in the executive chamber in New York state government handling communications for the Governor’s office. Prior to that, she worked for Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul as Director of Operations, where she managed the Albany office. There she developed and cultivated relationships with constituents, local elected officials, government agencies, non-profits, advocacy groups, and the media, to promote New York State policies and initiatives.
 
Lauren began her career at the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) labor union in their Legislative & Political Action department advocating on behalf of a diverse spectrum of workers. Lauren is a graduate of the University at Albany, where she received her bachelor’s degree in political science & journalism, and her master’s degree in public administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. 

Welcome, Nasreen!

Nasreen headshotWe are excited to welcome aboard our newest Account Executive: Nasreen Hussain.
 
Nasreen has a background in both television, production, and higher education administration. Previously, she helped to bring local stories to viewers across the tri-state area with more than a decade of experience in broadcast journalism at organizations including News 12, FiOS1 News, Fox 5 NY, and CNBC.Additionally, she served as the Assistant Director for Student Success at Pace University. 
 
Nasreen is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English, and a master’s degree in communications. She volunteers her time and expertise to several organizations including the Rutgers Club of New York City, Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, and A Walk To Believe. She is a Jersey Girl who splits her time between the Garden State and New York, and spends her spare time baking, traveling, and attending concerts.