RooneyPartners Expands into Transaction Services, Shareholder Engagement and Activism and Crisis Management

Elliot Sloane Joins to Lead New Practice Areas

New York, N.Y. – November 11, 2019 – RooneyPartners, a New York-based integrated communications agency, today announced that industry veteran Elliot Sloane has joined to formalize and expand the firm’s expertise in transaction services, shareholder engagement & activism, and crisis management.

RooneyPartners, which has achieved accelerated growth by offering fully integrated media relations services, social and digital strategy and marketing programs, and a suite of creative services, including content strategy and graphic design, also provides M&A and crisis communications services along with a newly established medical communications practice.

Mr. Sloane brings to RooneyPartners over 35 years of communications strategy and leadership experience, including more than 18 years at Sloane & Company, the financial communications, and crisis communications firm he founded in 1998 and sold to MDC Partners in 2010.  He joins from FTI’s Strategic Communications segment, where he was Senior Advisor working on a number of integrated financial communications, crisis and corporate reputation engagements.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome Elliot to our growing firm,” said Terry Rooney, Founder, and CEO of RooneyPartners. “Elliot and I have enjoyed a long working relationship, stretching back to the late 1980s, and we share an abiding passion for providing clients with high-touch, high value service staffed with seasoned professionals who can produce impactful results. Elliot’s extensive communications experience and leadership skills, combined with his drive and energy, will position RooneyPartners as a go-to communications consultancy for transactions, shareholder engagement and activism, and crisis management, expanding our integrated services platform.”

Mr. Sloane, who joins the firm as a Senior Advisor, has developed a reputation for providing strategic guidance to C-Suite and Boards of Directors for some of the largest and most innovative companies, funds, investors and organizations throughout the world, helping them successfully navigate a wide range of complex and mission critical communications challenges and issues. 

“I’m delighted to join Terry and the talented team at RooneyPartners.  The firm has an enviable record of providing clients with solution-driven integrated communications programs with an unrelenting commitment to excellence and creativity,” said Mr. Sloane. “I’m excited to join this entrepreneurially-oriented firm with a unique culture based on collaboration and helping to build the firm’s capabilities in the high growth, high demand practice areas.  I look forward to making a valuable contribution to the firm’s growth.”

“Attracting a proven PR talent like Elliot Sloane speaks volumes about what we are building at RooneyPartners,” said Marion Janic, Partner at RooneyPartners. “With our growth accelerating, it’s the perfect time for Elliot to join us. We are pleased that he has decided to make RooneyPartners his home and look forward to his contributions to our agency’s further success.”

“Our entire team is very excited to have Elliot Sloane join our growing agency,” added Len Costa, Partner at RooneyPartners. “We have created a special culture at RooneyPartners and Elliot’s experience and entrepreneurial instincts represent a perfect fit.”

About RooneyPartners

By design and philosophy, RooneyPartners is a boutique, integrated communications agency with a proven track record of success in media relations, content strategy, and creative services, social and digital media strategy and medical communications. Based in New York City, the firm enjoys highly collaborative and enduring relationships with U.S. and internationally domiciled clients operating across a range of industry verticals, from finance and healthcare to manufacturing and technology. Our media relationships and digital strategy capabilities are global in reach and, through a strategic partnership with Hudson Sandler, an independent communications consultancy based in London, we can fully support client needs in key markets outside the United States with seamless, multidisciplinary programs.

For additional information about RooneyPartners and its service offerings, please visit our website at www.rooneypartners.com.

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