Kite Hill PR Appoints Communications Veteran Charlyne McWilliams as SVP

by | Nov 17, 2022

Kite Hill PR, the award-winning agile tech PR and B2B communications agency, has appointed financial communications pro and former journalist Charlyne McWilliams as Senior Vice President. McWilliams reports directly to Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO and founder and is based in Maryland.

McWilliams brings more than 20 years of experience to Kite Hill PR, having previously worked for two decades at William Mills Agency, a full-service marketing and communications firm. Prior to that, she held several roles as a business journalist, including working as editor for the Inside Mortgage Finance Publications and as a business reporter at The Roanoke Times. Throughout her career, McWilliams has been recognized for her excellence in public relations and communications through various awards including being recognized three times as a Sales Marketing and PR Trailblazer and also in 2022 as a  Most Powerful Women in FinTech from Progress in Lending.

“Charlyne’s sharp eye, passion and creative nature, paired with the 20-plus years of experience in communications and public relations she brings to our agency makes her a true asset to our team,” said Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO and founder at Kite Hill PR. “As Kite Hill PR expands our areas of expertise, Charlyne is playing a critical role in developing and mentoring our team and offering strategic communications acumen that is benefitting our entire client base. We are thrilled to have her on our team.”

At Kite Hill PR, McWilliams is playing an active account management role, spearheading professional development for Kite Hill PR employees and leveraging her vast network in the firm’s business development efforts.

Kite Hill PR specializes in connecting enterprise technology, media and advertising businesses with key stakeholders while continuing to expand its client base across B2B tech and enterprise categories including cybersecurity, cleantech/greentech as well as players in FinTech. The agency continues to helm award-winning, integrated communications programs for movers and shakers in the entertainment, media and ad tech industry with a winning approach that combines thought leadership, strategy and media relations to drive clients’ businesses forward. With the core value of agility, Kite Hill PR focuses on adapting and changing with the ever-evolving industry to continue to produce world-class results.

“I am thrilled to join an agency that is woman-founded and led, and whose values reflect my own,” said McWilliams. “The culture at Kite Hill PR is one that nurtures positivity, agility, collaboration and balance, and is one that encourages growth. It’s obvious that Kite Hill PR’s investment in its team pays off with the delivery of stellar results to clients. I’m excited to share my experience as a PR professional and a former journalist to the agency and contribute how I can to overall business success.”

To learn more about Kite Hill PR visit kitehillpr.com.

About Kite Hill PR

Based in New York City with team members in the UK and across North America, Kite Hill PR is a leading B2B communications and tech PR agency specializing in connecting enterprise technology, media and advertising businesses with key stakeholders. The company’s winning approach combines thought leadership, strategy and media relations to drive clients’ businesses forward. Kite Hill PR has been recognized as one of the “Top Tech Specialist PR Agencies in NYC,” “Most Powerful PR Firms,” and a “Top 50 PR Firm in America” by the Observer, a “Best Place to Work” by PR News and one of “America’s Best PR Agencies” by Forbes.

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