MARYVILLE, TENNESSEE – Ripley PR, a global public relations agency specializing in franchise, home service and B2B, has added John Cherry to its growing team as senior brand manager. Cherry will assist with the agency's strategic communication services, including media relations and crisis management for a growing roster of national clients in the health care, home services, franchise, building trades and manufacturing industries.
"John has the recognized experience and professional qualities to bring outstanding service to and generate measurable results for our clients," said Heather Ripley, CEO of Ripley PR. "His experience as a professional communicator for governmental concerns and private corporations across various media platforms will be extremely valuable as Ripley PR continues to climb to the next level in client service.”
Before joining Ripley PR, Cherry served as a public relations manager for the Tellico Village Property Owners Association in Loudon, where he was responsible for a wide range of communications platforms. He previously retired from the U.S. Air Force at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel where he served as a public affairs officer and commander. He is known locally as an accomplished actor and director on the stage and volunteers his time working with youth actors with the Primary Players Children’s Theatre Group.
"As a professional communicator who has worked with agencies on the client side, John has a keen sense of communicating the right message for the right audience, and understanding the types of results our clients want," Ripley said. "His ability to see the big picture fits right in with our team as we continuously improve our skills and the services we provide our global clients."
Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Ripley PR uses a blend of strategic business accounting and creative public relations branding to deliver measurable results for clients.
"I’m very excited about the future of Ripley PR and the clients we serve," Cherry said. "I enjoy being part of a high performing team, and that’s exactly what I have found at Ripley PR. I can’t wait to see what the future holds."
Cherry holds a bachelor's degree in theatre from the University of Tennessee and a master’s in organizational leadership from Chapman University in Orange, California.
For more information on Ripley PR, visit www.ripleypr.com.
About Ripley PR
Ripley PR, Inc. is a global B2B public relations agency using a blend of strategic business accounting and creative public relations branding to deliver measurable results. Specializing in construction, franchising, technology, home services and manufacturing, the agency offers a full range of strategic communication services, including crisis management, media relations and social media strategies. Ripley PR is a partner in IPREX, the $250 million network of communication agencies, with 1,800 staff and 120 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.ripleypr.com or call 865-977-1973.