Jennifer Prosek Elected Trustee of the Institute for Public Relations

NEW YORK, NY – November 28, 2012 – Jennifer Prosek, CEO and founder of Prosek Partners, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), an independent foundation dedicated to the science beneath the art of public relations™ and focused on research that is applicable in communications practice.

Ms. Prosek was appointed to join existing IPR officers and board members Gary Sheffer, vice president, corporate communications and public affairs, General Electric Company, who has been elected as treasurer, and newly appointed Trustees David Albritton, vice president and chief communications officer for Exelis; Terence Flynn, Ph.D., faculty member, McMaster University; Michele Galen, head of communications, Novartis International; Christopher Graves, global CEO, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide; James Spangler, chief communications officer, Navistar; and Michael Stewart, partner and global director of communications, McKinsey and Company.

The Trustees elected to join the Board will serve to broaden IPR’s international expertise and reinforce its dedication to providing communicators with actionable research and intelligence. The Institute noted that social media, measurement standards, employee communications, and neuroscience and public relations will be the core directives for research in the year ahead.

About Prosek Partners
Prosek Partners is among the largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., and one of the few domestic, mid-size firms that offers global capabilities through its London office and international network. Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, the firm delivers an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Prosek Partners’ “Unboxed Communications” approach brings breakthrough ideas to every client engagement.

The firm has been named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company for four consecutive years, a "Top Place to Work in PR" by PR News, and a Holmes Report Agency of the Year. Prosek Partners is a certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business. For more information about Prosek Partners visit or follow the agency on Twitter at

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