Royal Oak, Mich., June 12, 2017 – Eisbrenner Public Relations, Michigan’s leading business-to-business PR firm, has hired Kevin Kelly as vice president. Kelly brings more than 20 years of experience in the full spectrum of marketing communications as well as deep relationships in the autonomous, connected, transportation and mobility sectors to the firm.
“Kevin adds another level of knowledge, strategic insight and expertise to our team, which will drive us to ‘wow’ clients in new ways,” said Tom Eisbrenner, president and CEO, Eisbrenner PR. “In addition to his marketing background, Kevin will help our team successfully lead clients into the ever-changing future of the auto industry, especially in the areas of autonomous and connected vehicles.”
Previously, Kelly was director, advance technology, at Automotive Events, responsible for new business development in areas of automotive research and development (specifically vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) markets), autonomous vehicles and experiential marketing. Prior to that, he held senior-level positions in business development and corporate partnerships at the Michigan International Speedway.
Throughout his career, Kelly has assisted agencies, corporations and foundations with a full realm of integrated marketing activities including developing corporate marketing and product strategies, new business development, event strategy and management, and sponsorship management.
Kelly has been involved with the Square One Educational Network for more than 6 years, participating on the board of directors, building collaborative partnerships and helping to develop V2V and V2I educational programs. He earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
About Eisbrenner Public Relations
Eisbrenner Public Relations is a leading Michigan-based firm helping good companies communicate and reach their marketing goals through a full range of integrated business-to-business (B2B) marketing communications. Founded in 1985, the firm is guided by five core values based on positivity, curiosity, motivation, respect and fun. Through the firm’s ownership in IPREX, one of the world’s largest networks of independently owned public relations firms, clients in the automotive, energy and technology sectors gain access to local expertise and marketing capabilities on a global scale. The firm is headquartered in Royal Oak, Michigan.