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

Welcome Stephanie Millian

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie Millian, our new ViStephanie's headshotce President leading our Social Services team.

Stephanie has an extensive background in crisis and corporate communications and most recently was a Strategic Communications Consultant at the American Red Cross, where she previously served for 18 years and managed national communications and media relations activities for large-scale disasters and the Biomedical Services division.

Stephanie also worked as Senior Director of Communications for SourceAmerica, an organization dedicated to creating jobs for people with disabilities. Prior to that, she led the Communications team at ZERO TO THREE, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of infants, toddlers, and their families. She also spent several years as a News Producer for a CBS affiliate in Georgia
and as an Adjunct Professor of Mass Communications in the Boston area.

Stephanie graduated from Binghamton University with a B.S. in business management and earned her M.S. in broadcast journalism from Boston University.

PRSA-NY Names Jaime Williams to 15 Under 35

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PRSA-NY named Senior Account Executive Jaime Williams one of 2022’s 15 Under 35. Jaime’s strategic thinking, writing skills, and leadership have fostered success for her clients, which include Girl Scouts of Greater New York and the Associated Medical Schools of New York. At the heart of these accomplishments is her determination to tell diverse stories, reduce stigma, and promote equity for our clients and the people that they serve.

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.