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Joele Frank Named Financial Agency of the Year

Joele Frank was named the 2019 Financial Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report at the North American SABRE Awards in May, marking the third time in five years that the firm has received the award, which recognizes superior achievement in the field of financial communications in North America. The firm was selected as the winner following an exhaustive research process involving more than 150 submissions and 50 face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across the U.S. and Canada. Joele Frank was previously honored by The Holmes Report as Financial Agency of the Year in 2017, 2016 and 2012, Global Corporate/Financial Agency of the Year in 2017 and Crisis Firm of the Year in 2009.

Firm Founder Joele Frank Receives Outstanding Individual Achievement Award

Joele Frank, a founder and the managing partner of our firm, received an Outstanding Individual Achievement SABRE Award from The Holmes Report on May 7, 2019. In honoring Joele with the award, Paul Holmes noted her important role in building “one of the strongest independent public relations firms in the nation, a leader in the high-stakes capital markets sector and a fixture at the top of the league tables that track success in the mergers and acquisitions arena.”

Allison Sobel Named President of NIRI NY NextGen

Allison (Monat) Sobel, a Senior Account Executive in Joele Frank’s New York office, has been named President of the NIRI NY NextGen Committee. NIRI NY Next Gen is a sub-group of the National Investor Relations Institute’s New York chapter geared specifically to meet the needs of up-and-coming investor relations professionals who are newer to the workforce and have been in IR for less than five years.

Meaghan Repko Named An Emerging Leader

Meaghan Repko, a Partner at Joele Frank, was recently named an “Emerging Leader” at The M&A Advisor’s 9th annual award ceremony in New York. This award recognizes and celebrates the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who have reached a significant level of success and made a notable contribution to their industry and community. Meaghan joined Joele Frank in 2006 after advising on large financial restructurings at one of the nation’s top strategic communications firms. Joele Frank partners Sharon Stern, Tim Lynch, Jed Repko, Matthew Sherman, Andrew Siegel and Jon Keehner are past recipients of the Emerging Leaders award.

Nick Lamplough and Leigh Parrish are Named Partners

We are pleased to announce our newest partners.

Joseph Sala Named a “Rising PR Star”

Joseph Sala, a Managing Director at Joele Frank, has been recognized as a “Rising PR Star” by PR News. This award is given to top professionals in the public relations field for their contributions to the industry and accomplishments in helping organizations achieve their communications goals. Joe provides strategic counsel and communications support to public and private clients across a broad range of industries. Scott Bisang, a Managing Director, and Andi Rose, a Partner, are past recipients of this award.