Client Happenings

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Bellmont Partners clients, with loads of national and local media coverage, awards and events. Here’s a sample of what’s been keeping them – and us! – busy lately:

Maggie LaMaack, Brian Bellmont and Megan Swenson at the Mpls. St. Paul ASID MN Showcase Home.

The Mpls.St.Paul Magazine ASID MN Showcase Home kicked off in grand style on May 16 with an opening-night sneak peek at this reimagined family-friendly executive home in Golden Valley. The tour, which runs through June 8, has been featured in dozens of media outlets, including the Star Tribune, KARE, KMSP, KSTP, WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio.

Big congratulations to Molly Rice, president of Spyglass Brand Marketing, for being recognized with a 2014 Women in Business award by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal last week. “From rallying votes for social change to simplifying health-insurance education,” the accompanying article says, “Molly Rice knows how to build a brand.” We couldn’t agree more!

CEO Andy Reeher and the team at Reeher, a leading developer of software services to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of higher education fundraising efforts, were highlighted in the May issue of Twin Cities Business magazine. Communications partners Spyglass Brand Marketing and Bellmont Partners were also featured in the piece. “Reeher considers his partnership with Bellmont Partners critical to his company’s success,” the article says. Thanks a million for the kind words, Andy – we’re lucky to be able to partner with you and your talented team.

Also last week, Bob LaBombard, CEO of GradStaff, which provides outsourced college recruiting services for small- and medium-sized companies, played a big part in this U.S. News and World Report piece on hiring. Bob is also featured in the June issue of Twin Cities Business magazine.

ID Insight's open house to celebrate the company's new office.

Longtime client ID Insight uses cutting-edge data and analytics — including assessing address changes — to help financial services companies prevent fraud. And last week it celebrated its own change of address, to an open, collaborative office in North Minneapolis. Congratulations on the new space!

Lee Jones, CEO of Rebiotix, made the cover of the April/May issue of Upsize Minnesota magazine. The biotech startup is gaining national attention for revolutionizing the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases by harnessing the power of the human microbiome.

Cheers to Savor Minnesota 2014! The fifth-annual event shined the spotlight on Minnesota wine, food and beer producers and the state’s winemaking industry. Stories ran in the StarTribune, Pioneer Press and City Pages, major food and beverage blogs and in nine television segments on all four Twin Cities stations.

Michael Miller, president of peer-sharing organization The CEO Roundtable, appeared on a podcast hosted by branding expert, CEO and angel investor Peter Shankman May 28. Michael is also set to talk to WCCO Radio’s Jordana Green this evening.

MicroCare Corporation, which manufactures precision cleaning, coating and lubrication products, recently announced plans to open a distribution center in Singapore to serve its rapidly-expanding customer base in the Pacific Rim. MicroCare Medical, a division of MicroCare Corporation that serves the medical device industry, was featured in the May issue of Medical Design Briefs where they shared tips for replacing a commonly-used cleaning solvent that’s being banned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the end of the year.

PRD_awards-logo_2014And finally, in mid-May, Bellmont Partners and XRS Corporation were named finalists in this year’s PR Daily Awards in the Business-to-Business category. We’re thrilled to be honored for our work with XRS. Winners will be announced later this month!

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