Ranking Arizona 2020 Digital Issue

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5150 E. Orchid Lane, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 480-990-0282 · mcraeagency.com Year Est: 1995 PR Staff: 8 Principal(s): Beth McRae

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48 West Agency

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515 E. Grant St., #150, Phoenix, AZ 85004 602-428-1361 · 48westagency.com Year Est: 2016 PR Staff: 12 Principal(s): Leigh Dow Notable Clients: Pelican Products, TurbineAero, Genesys Aerosystems, Gallagher & Kennedy, Premier Mounts, Risas Dental & Braces

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Gordon C. James Public Relations

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5080 N. 40th St., #350, Phoenix, AZ 85018 602-274-1988 · gcjpr.com Year Est: 1990 PR Staff: 13 Principal(s): Gordon James Notable Clients: APS, Arizona Science Center, Bank of America, Delta Dental of AZ, Florence Crittenton, Shea Homes, St. Vincent de Paul

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Evolve Public Relations and Marketing

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4300 N. Miller Rd., #212, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 602-550-1810 · evolveprandmarketing.com Year Est: 2010 PR Staff: 15 Principal(s): Jennifer Kaplan Notable Clients: Arizona Coyotes, Waymo, HomeSmart International, Vestar, Pomo Restaurant Group, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation

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he McRae Agency is a full-service PR, marketing, event, lead-generating and strategic firm that was founded in 1995. The McRae Agency’s clients can always count on the agency president, Beth McRae, being highly involved in their businesses, something that is unique in the industry. The McRae Agency delivers results that have strong ROI. One of The McRae Agency’s clients has been with the company since 1996, proof that The McRae Agency continue, year after year, to deliver excellent results that move the needle on its clients’ businesses. COMPANY STRENGTHS: “Clients who love the work we do for them, our responsiveness and smart, strategic thinking. They also love the results we deliver to them.” STRENGTH OF STAFF: “I am blessed to work with the smartest and most highly motivated people out there. Our clients know they will always receive outstanding service from our team.” OUTLOOK FOR 2020: “We feel tremendously upbeat about 2020. We are getting more and more calls and referrals all of the time and expect that to continue next year. We will also be celebrating our 25th Anniversary, so we hope to make a splash with that.”

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HMA Public Relations

3610 N. 44th St., #110, Phoenix, AZ 85018 602-957-8881 · hmapr.com Year Est: 1980 PR Staff: 8 Principal(s): Scott Hanson, Abbie S. Fink Notable Clients: Chasse Building, Esparanca, Harrah’s Ak-Chin, FinderBinderAZ, Subway, Pioneer Title, Quarles & Brady, WaFd Bank

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THE MCRAE AGENCY

7135 E. Camelback Rd., #204, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 623-201-5500 · allisonpr.com Year Est: 2008 PR Staff: 15 Principal(s): Cathy Planchard, global president, All Told, partner; Brian Brokowski, general manager Notable Clients: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dexcom, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Republic Services, Toyota

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Allison+Partners

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5555 E. Van Buren St., #215, Phoenix, AZ 85008 480-505-4500 · offmadisonave.com Year Est: 1998 PR Staff: 8 Principal(s): Roger Hurni, David Anderson Notable Clients: Arizona Office of Tourism, Arizona Game and Fish, Arizona State Parks, Grand Canyon Conservancy, EoS, Visit Phoenix

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Owens Harkey Advertising & Public Relations

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3550 N. Central Ave., #1900, Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-254-5159 · ohpartners.com Year Est: 1960 PR Staff: 12 Principal(s): Brad Casper, CEO; Matt Owens and Scott Harkey, co-founders and managing partners; Matt Moore, chief creative officer Notable Clients: Arizona Lottery, Gila River Hotels & Casinos

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2777 E. Camelback Rd., #300, Phoenix, AZ 85016 480-998-2600 · lavidge.com Year Est: 1982 PR Staff: 20 Principal(s): Bill Lavidge, CEO; Anne Robertson, managing director of public relations Notable Clients: Enterprise Bank and Trust, Sagewood, ACDHH, Banner Health, Sierra Tucson, Realty Executives International, Author Solutions

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6240 E. Thomas Rd., #200, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 480-248-6710 · thejamesagency.com Year Est: 2005 PR Staff: 8 Principal(s): Veronique James Notable Clients: Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix, Mavrix, Octane Raceway, Medieval Times, Travel Costa Mesa, Colleen’s Dream Foundation

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