Milwaukee-based public relations and marketing firm doubles in size and expands offices
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MILWAUKEE – (Sept. 17, 2019) – Kane Communications Group, a full-service integrated public relations and marketing firm located in downtown Milwaukee, announces multiple new hires and promotions, and an office expansion. Since moving to a new office in downtown Milwaukee in 2018, Kane has experienced rapid growth.
“At Kane Communications Group, we’re passionate about achieving business outcomes for our clients. Our emphasis on research, strategy and results has fueled our growth, helping us expand relationships with current clients and bring in new ones,” said Kimberly Kane, president and CEO of Kane Communications Group. “We’re investing in our business, in our community and we’re adding amazing talent to help us continue to deliver the highest level of service and results, and continue to grow.”
Team Growth and Promotions
In just the past year, Kane has more than doubled the size of its team, creating new positions and promoting team members along the way. Most recently, Kane added a director of strategic public relations and promoted key members of the team to new positions.
James Burnett, Director of Strategic Public Relations James Burnett joins Kane Communications Group as the Director of Strategic Public Relations. James brings two decades of experience in media strategy, public relations and journalism to the team, including stints at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Miami Herald. An award-winning journalist, including a shared Pulitzer Prize at the Boston Globe, James understands the importance of storytelling. At Kane, he looks forward to leveraging the opportunity to create great content, solve problems, research and think strategically alongside those at the firm. James is a graduate of Old Dominion University.
Sarah Fracek, Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Sarah Fracek has been promoted to Vice President of Strategy and Marketing after previously serving Kane Communications Group as the Director of Marketing and Brand Strategy. Having been with the company for three years, Sarah is a valued asset on the team. In her new role, she will guide business strategy and engage clients in setting communications strategy. Sarah begins this role with 14 years of experience in marketing, brand and leadership. She looks forward to elevating the mission and vision of Kane Communications Group alongside her team. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.
Morgan Burns,Director, Marketing and Brand Strategy
Morgan Burns has been promoted to Director, Marketing and Brand Strategy. She joined the Kane team in March 2019. Morgan has more than 13 years of experience in marketing and brand strategy. She has helped build B2B and B2C brands by crafting stories and strategies that meaningfully connect companies with their audiences. Morgan works with clients to guide their growth through sound strategies and impactful brand messaging and creative. Morgan attended Cottey College and graduated from the University of Iowa.
Kane will nearly double its footprint in the Two-Fifty building to meet the needs of the growing team and offer space for expanded services including a studio for producing original audio and video content. Kane’s new space will consist of nearly 8,000-square-feet on the building’s 12th floor. The expansion is expected to be complete by the end of 2019.
Founded in 2013, Kane Communications Group serves clients in a wide range of markets from health care and human services, to business, government and nonprofit. Committed to being a workplace of choice, Kane offers competitive benefits for full and part-time employees, including health, dental and 401K. Part-time employees are eligible for family leave and paid vacation.
“The work environment of the future is not one-size-fits-all, especially for high performers,” Kane said. “We want our employees to operate at their highest levels, so we are creating a work environment that supports the growth of our business and is a place where our employees thrive.”
About Kane Communications Group
Kane Communications Group is a results-driven public relations and marketing firm that works closely with executives to develop strategies that define brands, build reputations and inspire business results. Our services include research, brand and marketing campaign development; public, media and community relations; crisis management; events; social and digital marketing; and in-house video production.