The Fearey Group Expands, Hires Media Relations and Digital Media Specialists

Aaron Blank / August 19, 2020

The Fearey Group Expands, Hires Media Relations and Digital Media Specialists

New senior-level media specialists join as team members to bolster leading West Coast communications firm’s current media relations and digital media services

August 19, 2020 (Seattle, Wash.) –  The Fearey Group (Fearey), a full-service, Seattle-based strategic communications firm serving West Coast business, nonprofit, health care, real estate, sports and crisis clients, today announced the addition of two senior-level media specialists as staff members who will expand the firm’s media relations, social media and digital strategy services across all of its client industries.

“From social media, to digital marketing and PR campaign management, the addition of these two new team members will help advance our clients’ goals and continue to cement Fearey as one of the best PR firms in the region,” said Aaron Blank, CEO and President of Fearey. “Their varying backgrounds enhance our team’s current offering, and we are excited to share new expertise for navigating client challenges with ease, dedication, collaboration and originality.”

Account Supervisor Nicole (Nikki) Arnone, a seasoned media relations specialist, joins after two years leading public relations campaigns for mission-driven energy and technology organizations. She is responsible for leading strategic communications programs on behalf of Fearey’s health care, real estate and business clients.

Senior Account Executive Maya Dartiguenave spent many years running digital marketing campaigns for nonprofit and banking industry clients. Her integral role specializes in content creation and social media strategy for a variety of Fearey’s clients.

Their hiring is reflective of the firm’s steady growth, doubling in size since Blank took the helm as president and CEO in 2014. Fearey celebrates 40 years next January providing full-service, strategic communications services, with specialties in issues and crisis management, public affairs, public relations and digital marketing.

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About The Fearey Group (Fearey)

The Fearey Group (Fearey) is a full-service public relations, crisis management, and public affairs firm that is distinguished by its deep, time-tested understanding of how businesses work and what they need to succeed. By basing the strategic planning process on the long-term objectives of the client’s business plan, the firm effectively and efficiently meshes messaging with business activities to build the bottom line. Among the very best of Seattle PR firms, Fearey is driven by its mission statement, which is to develop entrusting relationships one conversation at a time. Bottom line, the firm and its people know how to tell stories, pitch messages, engage audiences and help sell products or services.

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Aaron Blank

CEO & President, Partner

Aaron has been engaged in the conversation since the late 1990s, where he discovered his love of media while working at local radio stations. After five years as a radio reporter, anchor, producer and promoter in New York and Connecticut, he and his wife, Lacey, ventured west to begin his career in PR. Soon he caught the attention of industry legend Pat Fearey and the rest is history. Two decades later, as CEO and owner of The Fearey Group, Aaron leads with tireless enthusiasm and contagious drive. In 2014, he became the next generation owner of the firm. He takes his breakfast at 4:30 AM and never eats lunch alone. You can find him working to connect the next business with tomorrow’s leader.

Personal philosophy: do something amazing every day and be fearless!