Peterson Randall Public Relations Celebrates One Year in Business

Myandi Peterson, CEO of Peterson Randall Public Relations received her LLC on June 23, 2014. Peterson launched her business by partnering with Smile Train and creating a charitable opportunity called Fredericksburg Dining For Smiles. Fredericskburg area restaurants and community members have come together and donated enough funds to Smile Train to change the lives and smiles of 12 children forever.  Read more at http://www.smiletrain.org/blog/community-fundraisers/Fredericksburg-Dining-For-Smiles.html

In 2004, Peterson had moved to Savannah, Georgia after graduating with a B.S. in Communications from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.  Marjorie Young, CEO of Carriage Trade Public Relations hired Peterson as a freelance public relations coordinator where she gained hands on experience in the public relations world. She left Savannah in 2005 and moved to Florida and thereafter to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Last July, after Peterson launched her business, Marjorie Young & Cecilia Russo with Cecilia Russo Marketing asked Peterson to join their visibility team as a freelance public relations coordinator.

Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing are two reputable firms based out of Savannah, Georgia with twenty plus clients and twenty plus years of experience in the business. Peterson has the privilege and pleasure of working with a majority of their combined clients.  Businesses use their firms for reputation management and together the visibility team works on positioning clients as the authority in their field to increase their visibility in the community and online with strategic PR web strategies.  “I am honored to be a part of their team and the experience and knowledge I have gained is priceless,” said Peterson.

In the past year, Peterson has worked on establishing relationships and partnerships with the Fredericksburg community members and businesses.  She has worked on gaining credibility and a reputation by donating her time and services to local non-profits, political campaigns and events.  Peterson is currently partnered with several local Fredericksburg area businesses and handles their public relations and marketing needs.  “My goal and focus is to help these businesses increase visibility through opportunities and more importantly charitable opportunities”, said Peterson.

Peterson is humbled and thankful for a successful first year in business. She loves having a business that not only allows her to use her education and talents, but that allows her to continue to be a stay at home to raise her children. “I look forward to the next year in business.  I hope to establish more partnerships and continue to help my clients increase visibility in the community.”

Myandi Peterson, CEO Peterson Randall Public Relations, LLC
Myandi Peterson, CEO Peterson Randall Public Relations, LLC

TESTIMONIAL:

“As the President of the Board of Directors of MANARC Borne the Battle a non-profit thrift store in downtown Fredericksburg VA that supports local veteran organizations I have been working directly with Myandi Peterson from Peterson Randall Public Relations for the past year as she leads the marketing and public relations efforts for MANARC.  Being a 28 year career Marine I am extremely impressed with Myandi’ s initiative and dedication to her clients. She has developed a vast network of marketing relationships and goes out of her way to support her individual client needs above and beyond what is expected. In fact, because of her superior performance in marketing and public relations we have recently expanded her contract to include website management and the creation of a newsletter. I highly recommend Myandi and Peterson Randall Public Relations for your marketing and public relations needs.”

-Bob Danko, President of the Board of Directors of MANARC

Peterson Randall Public Relations would like to thank the following businesses and organizations for making the1st year in business a success:
Carriage Trade Public Relations (CTPR)

http://www.carriagetradepr.com

Cecilia Russo Marketing (CRM)

http://ceciliarussomarketing.com

MANARC- Borne the Battle

www.manarcgives.org

Hard Times Cafe-Four Mile Fork

https://www.facebook.com/HardTimesCafeFourMileFork

Randall Branding

www.Randallbranding.com

J.F. Fick

http://www.jffickinc.com

Friends of Travis Bird

www.tbird4ca.com

The Timbers Bar & Restaurant

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Timbers-Restaurant-Bar

The Colonial Tavern

https://www.facebook.com/ColonialTavernHometotheIrishBrigade

Castiglia’s https://www.facebook.com/pages/Castiglias-Italian-Restaurant

Simplicity Barter

http://simplicitybarter.com

Institute for the Performing Arts (IPA)

http://www.contributetothearts.org

Semper Fi Fund

https://semperfifund.org

Holistic Healing Magazine

http://www.holistichealingva.com

Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Shelter

 http://www.safeharborva.org

Fredericksburg SPCA

http://fburgspca.org

Veterans Moving Forward

http://www.vetsfwd.org

The Virginia Wounded Warriors Program

http://www.dvs.virginia.gov/virginia-wounded-warrior-program

Fredericksburg Beard Coalition (FXBC) 

http://fredericksburgbeard.com/fxbc

Smile Train

http://www.smiletrain.org

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(FREDERICKSBURG SPOTLIGHT) on TRACEY REISCH. Things You Did Not Know about TRACEY REISCH

Tracey graduated with a B.S. in Communications and a concentration in Media and Society from Christopher Newport University in 2012.  During her time at Christopher Newport University, Tracey was an intern with a non-profit organization that focused on bettering the environment by obtaining signatures for petitions and training volunteers.

After graduating, Tracey moved to New York where she was an intern with ZenithOptimedia, a media planning and buying company. Once Tracey’s internship ended, she traveled to Spain to be an Au Pair and lived with a Spanish family. Tracey had the opportunity to immerse herself into a new culture and learn a new language.  Tracey is always looking for opportunities to help.

In 2011, Tracey joined the Service Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega where she worked with various non-profit organizations to aid the Tidewater Community. Peterson Randall Public Relations (PRPR) recently hired Tracey on as a public relations intern and this position has given her the opportunity to utilize her education, experience and passion for working in the non-profit community.

Tracey will be working with various local Fredericksburg area non-profit organizations to raise funds and awareness. These non-profits include Fredericksburg Dining For Smiles (FDFS), Fredericksburg Regional SPCA, Rappahannock Big Sister Big Brother and The Institute of the Performing Arts (IPA). Tracey will act as a Public Relations Coordinator and be in contact with the local media to help gain visibility for these various non-profits.

Tracey Reisch, New  Intern for PRPR
Tracey Reisch, New Intern for PRPR

MEET TRACEY REISCH: PRPR’S NEW INTERN

Q: What is your favorite TV Show? A:  Grey’s Anatomy

Q: What is your favorite quote? A: “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.”

Q: Where is your dream vacation? A: Traveling around Eastern Europe then ending in Bali

Q: Where have you traveled? A: I was an Au Pair in Spain for 3 months and spent 2 weeks in Germany.  I also have been up and down the east coast, but have only been as far west as Nevada.

Q: Do you have any pets? A: I have a dog named Sparky!

Q: What’s your creative outlet? A: I absolutely love to dance.  I have been dancing since I was 8 years old and danced throughout college where I performed both on the dance team and in the annual showcases.  I also minored in dance and fell in love with modern dance.

Q: What is your favorite song? A: I have so many!  One of my all time favorites is “Lie in our graves” by Dave Matthews Band Q: Places you have lived? A: Virginia, New York, Spain

Q: What schools did attend? A: Graduated from Christopher Newport University with a B.A. in Communications concentration in Media and Society