MIAMI – rbb Public Relations has acquired Haber & Quinn Public Relations & Marketing, a Fort Lauderdale firm specializing in the marine and healthcare industries, it reported in a recent statement. The announcement was made by Christine Barney, CEO of rbb Public Relations.
“John Quinn and Geri Haber bring their talents, staff and quality clients into the rbb fold,” said Barney. “We share a best-practices approach to delivering strategic results for clients and together have a stronger portfolio that will fuel the firm’s future growth.”
Haber & Quinn (H&Q) leadership cited rbb’s national award-winning reputation, digital media expertise and employee-driven culture as key factors in the decision to join the firm.
Geri Haber will be senior counselor and VP of the soon-to-be-named rbb/HQ event division, while John Quinn will become VP of healthcare for rbb. The healthcare division includes brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cleveland Clinic, United Home Care Services and the FIU College of Nursing & Health Sciences.
The event division’s client experience includes the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, the 2010 American Institute of Architects National Convention, and the Florida Marlins, among others.
Haber & Quinn staff will work out of both rbb’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices.