Pierpont Communications Announces Leadership Promotions in Austin Office

Murray and Rashman Promoted in Pierpont Austin office

Pierpont recently announced the promotions of two senior executives in Austin. Allison Murray was named Vice President and General Manager, and Christine Rashman was promoted to Vice President. Murray will oversee strategy, business development and operations for Pierpont’s Austin office, and Rashman will further expand Pierpont’s retail practice.

“Allison and Christine are the right leaders at the right time to build on Pierpont’s successful 20-plus year track record in the Austin market. Both are drivers of our agency’s success across our client portfolio, working with tier-one brands in education, enterprise technology, clean-tech and energy transition. More importantly, they are trusted stewards of our clients’ reputations, hands-on curators of our culture and proven leaders of our growing team,” said Clint Woods, Pierpont’s chief operating officer.

Murray joined Pierpont in 2019 after more than a decade in various roles at global public relations firms. Since joining Pierpont, Murray has led multiple client engagements and grown the firm’s robust roster of technology, energy and healthcare clients. She also serves as a crisis communications expert, bringing deep experience in reputation management and incident response to Pierpont’s clients. Within the firm, Murray spearheads Pierpont’s Learning & Development program designed to create continuing education and training opportunities for the firm’s growing staff. 

Rashman joined Pierpont in 2018, bringing with her a passion and expertise for media relations. Rashman has a proven track record of securing high-value media coverage for Pierpont’s clients, managing complex projects and designing highly successful integrated communications campaigns. Within Pierpont, Rashman facilitates the company’s employee recognition program to support Pierpont’s award-winning reputation as a Best Place to Work.  

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