Southfield, Mich., Sept. 8, 2010 – Airfoil Public Relations, an independent public relations agency specializing in public relations and marketing communications for technology companies, announced that it has promoted Keith Donovan, Keith Ragland, Jennifer Ristic and Tim Wieland.

Vice President Keith Donovan draws from nine years of experience leading media relations, event planning, marketing communications, promotions and communications strategy for clients spanning a wide range of industries. Keith oversees account planning and strategic communications programs for several Airfoil clients, including New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan, Plante Moran CRESA and L.R. Kimball.

Also, promoted from account supervisor to account manager positions are the following:

  • Jennifer Ristic has been with the agency for more than five years and specializes in media relations and analyst relations strategies for business-to-business technology companies. She manages program activities for the firm’s Altair, YouSendIt, Microsoft and Metafile accounts.
  • Tim Wieland has been with the agency for more than seven years and specializes in consumer and small- and mid-sized business campaigns for automotive, consumer electronics and software-as-a-service (SaaS) clients. He manages program activities for the firm’s Parrot, Carbonite, RatePoint and NCR accounts.
  • Keith Ragland has been with the agency for more than three years and specializes in planning, media relations and message development for technology and automotive enterprise and small- and mid-sized businesses. He manages program activities for several of the agency’s Microsoft accounts.

“It is gratifying to recognize these individuals for their unfailing pursuit of professional excellence,” said Airfoil President Janet Tyler. “Our clients are more focused than ever on the value of their marketing and public relations investments, and with leaders like Jen, Tim and Keith leading the way, they are certain to receive strategic thinking and leadership that exceed even these high expectations.” 

About Airfoil Public Relations, Inc. (
Airfoil, with offices in Southfield, Mich. and Mountain View, Calif., is an independent firm specializing in marketing communications and public relations for technology companies. Airfoil also serves a growing roster of emerging and established clients across technology segments in consumer, enterprise, healthcare, cleantech and automotive. The agency’s client solutions group informs and accelerates clients’ marketing communications, digital and social media, and brand strategy programs. Airfoil has been named a PRSA Silver Anvil finalist, Technology Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report and recognized as a top firm in numerous industry rankings. For more information about Airfoil Public Relations, please call 866.AIRFOIL.