Adams & Knight hires new director of public relations

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Adams & Knight, an integrated marketing agency serving the healthcare, financial services and leisure industries, is pleased to announce that Josh Silverman has joined the agency as its new director of public relations. Silverman, an award-winning communicator, comes to the agency with nearly 20 years of experience creating and executing successful PR campaigns that drive results and seamlessly complement integrated marketing programs.

In his role as director of public relations, Silverman will help Adams & Knight’s clients navigate the rapidly evolving communications landscape, including how to develop and tell compelling stories in the digital world, and implement strategies that maximize their influence.

“Josh is laser-focused on creating public relations programs that accomplish our clients’ strategic objectives, whether that means helping to establish a brand, leveraging an opportunity to advance or change a conversation, or transforming an event into an experience,” said Jill Adams, principal and CEO of Adams & Knight. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our growing team.”

Silverman’s areas of expertise include media relations, reputation management, crisis communication, social media, executive communications, public affairs and employee communications.

“I am fortunate to join an agency that is passionate about producing great results for clients,” said Josh Silverman. “I look forward to working with our clients, and with the agency’s public relations strategists, specialists, writers, designers and programmers, to develop campaigns that help grow our clients’ businesses.”

Prior to joining Adams & Knight, Silverman served as public relations manager at United Technologies in Hartford, Conn., a Fortune 50 company, and as partner of Ricochet Public Relations, a boutique firm headquartered in New York City serving clients in the technology and healthcare industries.

A New Jersey-native, Silverman attended Rutgers University and is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Quinnipiac University. He lives in Cheshire, Conn., with his wife and two children. To learn more about Josh Silverman, click here.

Adams & Knight also promoted Emily Pangakis to senior public relations strategist. Pangakis has worked in the agency’s public relations department since 2012 supporting clients across a variety of industries.

Pangakis is responsible for developing and implementing successful communications and marketing strategies that deliver tangible results and support clients’ business objectives.

“Emily continues to deliver real, meaningful results for clients, who know they can count on her for good counsel and exceptional follow through,” says Adams.

About Adams & Knight

Adams & Knight is an integrated marketing agency dedicated to serving clients that help people live happier, healthier, wealthier lives. The largest woman-owned ad agency in Connecticut, it serves global, national and regional clients in the healthcare, financial services and travel/leisure industries.