KCD PR Expands Fintech Expertise, Acquires Wall & Broadway
Agency also Recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — September 19, 2016 — KCD PR, the top financial services communications consultancy in California, today announced the acquisition of Wall & Broadway, a boutique consultancy specializing in technology clients with an emphasis in the fintech sector. As part of this transaction, Wall & Broadway founder, Philippa Ushio joins KCD PR as a Managing Director.
“Our acquisition of Wall & Broadway with Philippa Ushio at the helm brings not only complimentary financial services experience, but also deep Silicon Valley credentials across technology and fintech. These are areas in which we have actively begun expanding and we are thrilled Philippa will be joining our firm as a Managing Director to help guide our growth.” said Kevin Dinino, President and Founder of KCD PR.
Prior to founding Wall & Broadway, Philippa served in various senior roles with FTI Consulting for over ten years. She has advised companies and governments in the USA, U.K., Australia and Middle East on managing communications issues directly related to special situations such as fund raising, restructuring, IPOs, M&A and crisis.
“It’s not often you find a strategic communications agency that truly upholds the characteristics and ethics which you hold dear. The diverse team at KCD PR is comprised of talented, passionate, smart and strategic thinkers with experience from a broad range of industries. I look forward to joining the KCD PR management team and helping grow the business, working closely with our team and valued clients as we continue this exciting trajectory,” said Philippa Ushio.
KCD PR was also recently named the fastest growing San Diego public relations firm by the San Diego Business Journal – 2016 Fastest Growing Private Companies for its growth in the past year. The firm has added to an expanding high technology and financial services practice with recent new clients additions such as Brain Corp., Cyber Center of Excellence, 1st Global Research & Consulting and TwinRock Partners.
About KCD PR
KCD Public Relations Inc. (KCD PR) is a San Diego-based public relations and marketing agency that delivers award-winning strategic public relations, marketing communications and social media campaigns and counsel to the financial services, fintech and B2B leaders nationwide. KCD PR’s mission is to create and communicate a brand’s vision through highly targeted campaigns focused on messaging development, media relations, outsourced marketing such as marketing content creation, media training and analysis, press kit development and more. For more information on our services, client results and case studies, please visit www.kcdpr.com.
*KCD PR is the top ranked financial services PR firm in California according to O’Dwyers 2016 Top Financial Public Relations and Investor Relations Firms rankings.