PHILADELPHIA—Steve Albertini, a veteran of the Philadelphia public relations scene, has been named general manager of Tierney Communications’ public relations division, where he will lead day-to-day operations and business development opportunities. He will report to Mary Stengel Austen, president of Tierney Communications.
“Since joining Tierney in 1999, Steve has been a tremendous asset to our agency,” said Austen. “He recently led our efforts to attract Bayer Environmental Science, which is the agency’s largest public relations win ever. Steve’s extensive background in agency management will also play an important role as we continue to expand our client base in the region and our presence as a national agency.”
Prior to joining Tierney, Albertini was general manager of the Philadelphia office of Earle Palmer Brown in addition to serving as general manager of the public relations division for seven years. He also led the public relations division for LevLane.
Tierney Communications is a member of the Interpublic Group of Companies and has two main divisions: Tierney Advertising and Tierney Public Relations. Clients include the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association of America, Commerce Bancorp, Independence Blue Cross, McDonald’s, Sunoco, Lincoln Financial Corporation, IBM, Exelon, Verizon, and Bayer Environmental Science.