Furia Rubel provides excellence, honesty and a commitment to their clients. They have excellent relationships with the media and represent clients very professionally and positively. I totally trust Furia Rubel in any activity in which they are representing our company. Their high intelligence gives them a strength that is not found in any other public relations firms I've ever worked with.
~Dr. Dorothy Smith, Chief Executive Officer
Consumer Health Education Corporation
Furia Rubel Merges with HG Marketing - Laura Powers to Serve as New Marketing VP at Furia Rubel
Award-winning public relations agency Furia Rubel Communications (www.furiarubel.com) is pleased to announce its merger with strategic marketing firm HG Marketing Group, LLC. An independent, women-owned marketing agency, HG Marketing has been an affiliate to Furia Rubel for several years prior to the merger. HG Marketing founder Laura Powers will serve as Furia Rubel's Vice President of Marketing, bringing to the fold a history of developing award-winning campaigns that create continuity of brand, Web, print and promotions.
Furia Rubel President and CEO Gina Rubel, Esq. said, "Our clients have long benefitted from Laura's experience and innovative approach to marketing. We will now provide fully integrated services under one roof to a wide range of regional and national clients." Rubel added, "Laura and I have been discussing the merger for years and decided that 2010 provides the perfect backdrop for growth and expansion as businesses rebound and reinvest in their strategic communications."
Clients of Furia Rubel include: Bencardino Excavating; Berger Harris; Bucks County Mediation and Arbitration Center; CEO ThinkTank; Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP; Elephants Eye Artist Studio Tour; Essential Pharmaceuticals; Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard, P.C.; Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig; GlaxoSmithKline; Hepatitis B Foundation; K HR Solutions; Life & Money Consulting; Montgomery Mall; NewCourtland; PennTech; Philadelphia VIP; Oxford Valley Mall; Renaissance Wealth Management Group, LLC; Scartelli, Distasio & Kowalski; StoneMor Partners LP; The Law Offices of Rhonda Hill Wilson; and Willig, Williams & Davidson.
Furia Rubel now offers a full range of services including strategic planning, logo design and brand development, sales and marketing materials, advertising campaigns, print collateral and newsletters, corporate signage, trade show services, public relations, media relations, crisis communications, reputation management, speakers' bureaus, and interactive communications including Web site design and development, social media campaigns, e-newsletters and customized blogs.
Among Powers' numerous accomplishments are the prestigious Communicator Award of Excellence from the International Academy of Visual Arts and various Web design awards. Together with the Furia Rubel team, Powers will assist clients in the development and execution of integrated communications plans designed to enhance their brands, develop business and generate revenue.
"The merger is a natural evolution of the positive, long-term relationship between the companies. Each entity involved in this merger brings unique strengths and incredible talent. As a whole, we will be able to do even better work for our combined client roster," said Powers. "I am also proud to be a member of an agency that gives back to the community and maintains the highest ethical standards while still putting creativity and expert strategy into client campaigns."
Powers has held integral marketing roles in such well-known organizations as Verizon, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Comcast and Merrill Lynch, among others. As an industry thought leader, Powers presents regularly on the topics of Creating an Effective Web Site and Online Strategies that Work, Improving Search Engine Results for Small Businesses, Social Media for Professionals and Entrepreneurs, and Corporate Brand Management.
As past president of the Kalmia Club in Lambertville, N.J., and the Women's Business Forum of Bucks County, Powers now serves as a trustee for both organizations. She is a committee co-chair for the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Bucks Fever FilmFest and is engaged in outreach with international communities through Central Bucks Rotary. Powers is a graduate of Norwich University in Vermont and resides in Doylestown, Pa.