PRCG Adds 4 Members to its Alliance of Independent PR Firms

PR Executives in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Houston and Milwaukee join national network

CLEVELAND – Aug. 27, 2020  –  PR Consultants Group (PRCG), a national network of seasoned public relations professionals, has added four new members to its alliance of independent PR firms:

Kristine Naidl

Kristine Naidl, APR, Laughlin Constable, Chicago

Naidl, who is Accredited in Public Relations (APR), has been serving Chicago, Midwest and national PR clients for more than 25 years. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, publicity, event management, corporate social responsibility, crisis communications, issues management and public affairs. Her client knowledge and experience spans across hospitality, tourism, CPG, B2B, development, finance, government, association and non-profit industries.

Mike BuritaMike Burita, Burita Media Solutions, Washington, D.C.

Burita has served clients in the nation’s capital for more than 20 years, working with many of Washington’s leading trade associations, corporate D.C. offices, think tanks, higher education institutions and nonprofit groups. He specializes in strategic communications in issue advocacy efforts, brand building and crisis management. From Capitol Hill to statehouses around the country,Burita employs a combination of compelling messages, creative media and effective tactics to advance the goals of any client.

Vannessa WadeVannessa Wade, Connect The Dots PR, Houston

Wade is founder and CEO of Connect The Dots, a public relations agency that helps companies get noticed, ignite dialogue and grow. The firm creates thoughtful multicultural campaigns that blends writing, communications and social media to tell brand stories – and tell them well.


Brian Knox, Laughlin Constable, MilwaukeeBrian Knox

Backed by an award winning career as a former TV anchor/reporter in Milwaukee and the Midwest, and now with 20+ years in PR, Knox has used his communications experience to lead clients in Milwaukee and around the country in achieving success. Those efforts have included creating highly effective and creative media relations campaigns, generating local and national publicity, planning and implementing public and governmental affairs initiatives, building coalitions, providing strategic counsel and responding to crisis situations.

“We are excited to welcome these veteran public relations and branding executives from top markets across the country as we continue to strengthen our network of visionary leaders,” said Stacia Kirby, president of PRCG and founder of Kirby Communications. “They reinforce our commitment of ‘national strength. local power’.”

Founded in 2000, PRConsultants Group is made up of senior-level public relations and marketing consultants representing top markets in the United States. Their unique collaborative philosophy allows PRCG members to work together and separately on projects, offering ‘on the ground’ experience in their local markets to clients’ regional and national public relations initiatives.