October 4, Albany, NY – PC Public Affairs announced today that Rory Whelan has joined the firm as Associate Partner. Whelan brings more than 30-years of experience in public relations and strategic communications to the firm, including holding positions in senior management for two Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies.
“We are extremely happy that Rory decided to join our team; his public relations experience and skills are very impressive,” said Andre Claridge, Managing Partner of PC Public Affairs. “I’ve known Rory for the better part of two decades and I’ve always admired his approach and professionalism – I think our current and future clients will be well served and impressed.”
Whelan’s career also includes leadership roles in political consulting, public relations agencies and the New York State Senate, where he was chief of staff to one the chamber’s most powerful senior members.
“I’m thrilled to join Andre and a dynamic team of strategic communications experts — what’s most exciting is they have an unparalleled passion for their clients and they know how to get results,” said Whelan. “I’ll add my unique perspective, experience and creativity forged by three decades of being a successful influencer in the public affairs arena to meet our clients’ needs and more importantly, exceed their expectations.”
PC Public Affairs is a strategic communications firm that consistently ranks among the Capital Region’s top communications firms providing public relations, strategic communications, crisis management, brand strategy, advocacy, media production and government affairs services.