PadillaCRT (PCRT) is one of Worldcom Public Relations Group’s founding partners and is headquartered in Minneapolis with additional office locations in New York, Richmond, Alexandria, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. They have earned their place in PR and are listed on O’Dwyer’s rankings as a top 10 independent PR and communications company employing over 200 people. They use a full-circle approach for clients offering research, crisis management, branding, media relations, advertising, mobile, design, social, and digital experience and expertise to clients.

PCRT specializes in the travel and economic development, agriculture, technology, beauty and fashion, entertainment, sports, professional services, environment and public affairs, financial and investor relations, home furnishings, healthcare, and food and beverage sectors. They work with organizations and individuals to find the best course of action that will help clients meet their goals. Some of their clients include Merck, Air New Zealand, BASF, Land o’ Lakes, TransAmerica, Charles Schwab, Progresso, AASCU, the Mayo Clinic, Valspar, and Cisco.

Their CEO and chair is Lynn Casey; she was recently honored in Minnesota’s 50 over 50 list. The agency’s president is Mark Raper. During the summer the firm was listed as one of the top companies on the Star Tribune 2016 list.

PCRT integrated two PR entities in 2013 and that merger created the new company name while joining the previous firms of Padilla Speer Beardsley and CRT/Tanaka.

According to a representative of the firm, “We believe that every organization has an opportunity to make the world a better place. Our purpose is to help our clients articulate and achieve their purpose – through insightful ideas, courageous communications, and an unrelenting commitment to colleagues, clients, and communities.”

Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Issues Communications RFP

Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Issues Communications RFP

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has issued an RFP for a full-scale communications campaign. Background Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is the seventh-largest system of higher education in the United States. It is comprised of 32 two-year and four-year state colleges and universities with 53 campuses located in 46 Minnesota communities. The System serves approximately […]

Maine Town Issues Branding RFP

Maine Town Issues Branding RFP

The Town of Lisbon, Maine is seeking a branding agency.  They have issued an RFP for a firm to develop a branding concept for the Town of Lisbon that can be used in all marketing materials including our website, printed materials, signage and other media. In Addition the firm will develop a website around that […]

Alexandria Issues Website RFP

Alexandria Issues Website RFP

The City of Alexandria, MN has issued an RFP for a company to create a new website for them. The mission of the City of Alexandria is to be a progressive regional center defined by purposeful growth and community partnerships.

Virginia Wine Board Issues Marketing RFP

Virginia Wine Board Issues Marketing RFP

The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services has issued an RFP seeking Marketing Services for the Virginia Wine Board. The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit sealed proposals in order to enter into a competitively negotiated contract with one Contractor for the Operations and Management of the Virginia Wine Board […]

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MWWPR and opendorse Come Together to Recognize Social Media’s Most Engaging Pro Football Players MWWPR is an independent PR firm, while opendorse brings athletes and marketers together for social media and other campaigns with access to over 3,500 pro athlete influencers around the world. MWWPR and opendorse recently listed their top pro-football players known for engaging […]

University of Virginia Public Relations & Media Buying RFP

University of Virginia Public Relations

  The University of Virginia has issued an RFP for Media Buying and Public Relations Services (“Services”) for the University. Two categories for this RFP: Media Buying: Media buying will be further divided into two categories: firms with demonstrated global media buying capabilities/experience and firms with capabilities limited to domestic media buying. Public Relations: Though […]