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Harrison Edwards PR & Marketing Welcomes Adam Brill As Account Director

Carolyn Mandelker, President & CEO of Harrison Edwards PR & Marketing, a full-service, strategic public relations and digital marketing agency, announced today that the firm has hired Adam H. Brill as a new Account Director.

Brill, a communications professional with extensive experience in the nonprofit, government, and energy sectors, joined the award-winning firm on March 1, after leading communications teams for the past fifteen years at the Office of the Connecticut State Treasurer, Jewish National Fund-USA, the City of Yonkers, and Aquarion Water Company.

"Adam brings a wealth of experience to clients we serve in the political, government, and nonprofit sectors,” said Ms. Mandelker. “And his expertise in crisis communications is especially timely now, as clients face new challenges due to the pandemic. We fully expect that he will serve our company and clients well and enhance our burgeoning growth.”

Headquartered in Armonk, New York, Harrison Edwards has been recognized for its state-of-the-art expertise in digital marketing, predictive analytics, strategic PR and marketing campaigns, and groundbreaking events. Over the years, Harrison Edwards has captured over 150 awards for its effective integrated marketing and public relations campaigns for the region's top organizations. The firm’s focus areas are: economic development, healthcare, real estate, broadband, film and entertainment, and B to B/B to C. Besides Armonk, Harrison Edwards has satellite offices in New York City, Memphis, TN, and Pasadena, CA, as this innovative firm practices on regional and national levels.

Adam Brill has built a solid reputation as an accomplished storyteller, valued team member, and discreet tactician. While at Jewish National Fund-USA, a NYC-based UN NGO nonprofit, he was responsible for the organization’s communications and marketing fundraising strategy. At the City of Yonkers, he worked for Council President Chuck Lesnick managing all media relations, speechwriting, and social media in the key areas of economic development, environmental and green policy, and funding for education. Prior to that, he led corporate communications at the Bridgeport, CT-based Aquarion Water Company, one of the largest private investor-owned water utilities in the nation. Before entering the public relations arena, he was a criminal investigator who worked on some of New York City’s major high-profile cases.

Brill is a member of the National Press Club and former board member of Westchester-Fairfield Public Relations Society of America. He earned a BS in Criminal Justice Administration & Planning from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and an MA in Public Relations from Iona College. A native of New Rochelle, he now lives in Stratford, Connecticut with his wife and daughters.

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