HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., Nov. 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BFG is proud to announce today a new hire and three promotions at its offices in Atlanta, New York, and Hilton Head Island, a realignment that BFG says will help grow the firm's success.

Joining the team as Chief Media Officer, Virginia Ruhmkorff will lead all media-related initiatives. Ruhmkorff has over twenty years of experience in advertising and media on both the client and agency side. With a proven track record in shaping strategy and driving success based on client KPIs, Ruhmkorff's expertise is in planning media for diversity markets. She has worked with brands including AT&T, Pulte Homes, Georgia Pacific, and AFLAC.

BFG promoted Holli Hines Easton to Managing Director of BFG's Atlanta office, where her primary focus will be business development and the day-to-day operations of the Atlanta office. Easton joined BFG as a Group Account Director five years ago, and has over twenty years of experience working with brands, such as Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Turner, and Subway.

Promoted to Managing Director of BFG's New York City office, Kate Bradbury leads all experiential activities for BFG and oversees the NYC's office's day-to-day operations. Bradbury has been with BFG for over a decade and has extensive experience activating large-scale events across the United States. Her expertise is in developing one-to-one consumer engagement strategies, identifying and leveraging brand enthusiasts, and seamlessly integrating experiential and digital.

BFG also promoted Lisa Ringelstetter to Senior Director of Client Services. After joining the team in 2014 as a Group Account Director, Ringelstetter has nearly two decades of experience on both the agency and client side, working with companies and clients such as Verizon Wireless, MCI, Time Warner Telecom, Kennedy Space Center Complex, a NASA property, and the PGA TOUR. Ringelstetter works out of the Hilton Head office where she leads BFG's Client Services initiatives and teams.

"These changes support our growing business, and the robust programming clients demand to drive future brand growth," said Kevin Meany, President, CEO, and Founder of BFG Communications.

About BFG Communications

Headquartered in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, BFG Communications is an independent, creative communications agency that maintains core offices in New York City; Atlanta and Greenville, South Carolina, as well as field locations throughout the U.S. Since its inception in 1995, BFG has grown and thrived upon a fundamental principle that "inspired people create inspired work." Creatively driven and strategically grounded, BFG helps companies build brands by delivering consumer insights, crafting seamless storytelling and offering expertise across various disciplines, including: brand development and strategy, digital and social media, experiential marketing, promotions, Public Relations and more. Today, BFG proudly serves a multitude of prominent clients, such as Wild Turkey, The Coca-Cola Company, Progressive Insurance, LG Electronics USA, Inc., and many others.

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