Anchorage, ALASKA – On Feb. 1, Thompson & Company Public Relations will open an office in Houston, Texas, creating the third location for the nationally recognized firm with a specialty in adventure travel.
Located in downtown Houston at Two Allen Center, the new Gulf Coast office will serve the agency’s current clients who have operations or partners along the Gulf Coast and will also present new business opportunities for Thompson & Co.
“We are always looking for new opportunities to grow the agency and the Gulf Coast is a natural fit,” said Jennifer Thompson, president and CEO. “Both Alaska and Texas have common industry interests such as oil and gas, seafood and tourism.”
Thompson & Co. recently promoted Liz Baker to vice president, and she will lead the Gulf Coast office in her new role. Baker joined the agency as a senior account manager in 2012 after moving to Anchorage with agency experience from her home state of South Carolina. She brings an expertise in account planning and business development to the Thompson & Co. team.
Headquartered in Anchorage with offices in New York City and Houston, Thompson & Co. Public Relations is the leading independent public relations firm in Alaska, serving clients in a wide range of industries from travel and tourism to the arts and sciences. Well-known nationwide as the agency of record for the State of Alaska tourism office, the agency has decades of experience in representing tourism destinations and operators. For almost a decade, the New York office has been handling national media relations for the agency’s tourism and hospitality clients.
Recognized for its creative and successful strategies, the agency has won several national awards for its innovative public relations campaigns. In 2015, President and CEO Jennifer Thompson was named one of PR News’ Top Women in PR.
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