Public relations and marketing agency grows team to support new business growth
FREDERICK, Md. – July 12, 2017 – DPR Group, Inc., a full-service public relations, marketing and communications agency serving a broad range of business and technology companies, announces today the promotion of Edward Lin to account executive. In this position, Lin will manage the public relations and marketing activities for DPR Group’s high-tech clients in industries spanning manufacturing, supply chain, business and professional services, among others.
Dan Demaree, president and CEO, DPR Group, said, “Edward has shown a lot of initiative and willingness to take on new challenges. His ‘can-do’ spirit has resulted in numerous high-profile placements for our clients. As a supporting team member, he has developed a breadth of knowledge and experience, and we look forward to seeing him continue to thrive in his new role as account executive.”
Lin joined DPR Group as an account coordinator in 2014. Upon his one-year anniversary with the agency, he was promoted to assistant account executive. Since then, he has worked closely with the account executives in content development, inbound marketing, and securing editorial coverage, awards, and speaking engagements on behalf of DPR Group’s clients.
With a background in banking, international relations and fashion, Lin holds a bachelor’s degree in media communications studies with a minor in American studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Notably, he is Inbound and HubSpot certified.
To accommodate new business growth, DPR Group has also added Hayley Butler as an account coordinator. Beginning as a part-time intern with the agency, Butler has transitioned to a full-time team member. She will assist account leads with media outreach, press release development, research and social media. Butler is a 2017 graduate of Shepherd University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication and new media with a minor in journalism. During her time at Shepherd, she worked as the editor in chief of the university’s newspaper, the Picket.