Rodes focusing on growing national association management portfolio at region’s largest firm
Louisville, Ky. (July 6, 2023)— RunSwitch PR, Kentucky’s largest strategic communications firm, is proud to announce Mary Jane Rodes’ promotion to Vice President. Throughout her five years at RunSwitch, Rodes has played a key role in establishing the firm’s reputation as the region’s highest regarded public relations and public affairs agency. As part of the senior leadership team, Rodes will focus on growing the firm’s association management portfolio.
“Mary Jane is one of the most experienced and organized public affairs professionals in the state. We are proud to have her as part of our leadership team. Her client services are unparalleled,” said Scott Jennings, RunSwitch Co-Founder and Partner.
“We’re proud to see Mary Jane advance as she continues to provide excellent service to our clients. She’s been an integral part of our team for many years, helping grow our advocacy and association management business while also mentoring younger members of our staff,” said Steve Bryant, RunSwitch Co-Founder and Partner.
“Since she first joined our team, Mary Jane has strategically put her Capitol Hill and grassroots experience to serve our clients here in Kentucky and nationally. I am proud to work alongside her every day and excited to watch her excel in this expanded role,” said Kaylee Price, Senior Vice President at RunSwitch PR.
Prior to joining RunSwitch in 2018, Mary Jane served the United States Senate as Legislative Correspondent for U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and as Director of Special Projects for U.S. Senator John Barrasso. Following her time on Capitol Hill, she served as Senior Grassroots Manager for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
“RunSwitch offers the exceptional opportunity to combine our unique backgrounds and talents to create impactful change. I am thrilled to continue supporting RunSwitch while providing outstanding work for our clients,” said Mary Jane Rodes, Vice President at RunSwitch PR.
As the largest public relations firm in Kentucky, RunSwitch specializes in start-to-finish strategic counsel in all aspects of public relations, public affairs, and crisis communications. The firm serves well-known names in corporate America, national advocacy groups, and many organizations across the heartland who trust the company to handle tough and sensitive issues. Led by Scott Jennings, Steve Bryant, and Gary Gerdemann, RunSwitch’s diverse team brings expertise across politics, government, corporate communications, nonprofits, and media.
For more information about RunSwitch PR and its team, visit RunSwitchPR.com.
About RunSwitch PR
RunSwitch PR provides comprehensive strategic counsel on all aspects of public relations, public affairs and crisis communications. Recognized as Kentucky’s largest public relations agency, RunSwitch serves well-known names in corporate America, national advocacy groups and many organizations across the heartland that trust the company to handle tough and sensitive issues. Led by Scott Jennings, Steve Bryant and Gary Gerdemann, RunSwitch’s diverse team brings expertise across politics, government, corporate communications, nonprofits and media. The firm’s portfolio of services also includes Bluegrass Media Lab, a full video and digital production studio, and Bluegrass Compliance, a campaign finance consultancy. To learn more about RunSwitch, visit www.runswitchpr.com
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