MIAMI—rbb Public Relations has acquired Haber & Quinn Public Relations, a Fort Lauderdale firm specializing in the marine and healthcare industries. Geri Haber will be senior counselor and vice president of the merged agency’s soon-to-be-named event division. John Quinn will take on the mantle of VP of healthcare for rbb.
According to Christine Barney, CEO of rbb Public Relations, “John Quinn and Geri Haber bring their talents, staff and quality clients into the rbb fold. We share a best-practices approach to delivering results for clients and together have a stronger portfolio that will fuel the firm’s future growth.” Haber and Quinn cited rbb’s national award-winning reputation, digital media expertise and employee-driven culture as key factors in the decision to join the firm.
The healthcare division includes well established brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cleveland Clinic, United Home Care Services and the FIU College of Nursing & Health Sciences.
The event division’s client experience includes the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest boat show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice, the 2010 American Institute of Architects National Convention, the Florida Marlins, among others.