Philip Anast Named Senior Account Director
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 19, 2017—Amendola Communications, a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare technology public relations and marketing agency, announced today that Philip Anast has joined the agency as Senior Account Director. Anast will create and manage client programs, provide strategic counsel and positioning, and pitch media and other digital influencers for the agency’s healthcare/healthcare IT clients.
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Anast brings 22 years of experience building, managing and executing PR programs for technology providers. He most recently served as vice president of client services for Tech Image, a digital PR agency and subsidiary of SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management company. As executive team member at Tech Image, Anast was responsible for administering best practices, managing finances and overseeing client relationships in the agency’s hardware-software practice.
During his almost 16 years at the firm, he served supply chain, data integration and digital display clients targeting the HIT vertical and was a regular attendee of RSNA in Chicago since 2008, positioning client diagnostic monitors and other technologies with radiology and other imaging publications. He also served the telecommunications and unified communications sectors, working with providers and equipment manufacturers.
Agency CEO Jodi Amendola said: “Philip brings a deep set of skills and experience launching companies, brands and products across a broad spectrum of technologies, so we look forward to his delivering value to our healthcare/HIT clients. His knowledge positioning technology clients targeting the HIT vertical will bring new perspectives to our already strong Amendola PR and marketing teams.”
“Over the years, I gained familiarity with the work of Jodi and her team, and am grateful for the opportunity now to contribute to Amendola’s growth,” Anast said. “The pace of change affecting today’s businesses is unprecedented, especially in the healthcare sector. New technologies and advances in medicine and approaches to healthcare are disrupting the status quo. I look forward to working with our clients to use the power of storytelling to ensure their unique capabilities and ingenuity reach the right influencers.”
Anast holds M.S. and B.S degrees in Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
Media Contact: Jodi Amendola | 480.664.8412 x 11 | jamendola@ACmarketingPR.com