Osborn Barr|Paramore’s Rhonda Ries Elected to MAGNET Global Network Board

by | Jan 17, 2019

Rhonda Ries, president of full-service communications agency Osborn Barr | Paramore (O+B |P), has been elected to the board of the MAGNET Global Network, the marketing & advertising global network of leading independent advertising agencies.

Ries’ two-year board term runs through November 2020. “Working with other leading independent agencies to provide perspective to influence industry standards and position and build on the commerce, content and community is important to me and my agency,” said Ries. “As a board member, I want to help MAGNET agencies maximize the benefits the network offers and engage more female principals in the MAGNET Network.”

O+B | P, a major marketer serving the agriculture and rural industry for more than three decades, has offices in St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo., and Nashville, Tenn. A certified women-owned business, O+B|P is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

In 2018, O+B|P was named one of the top 100 event agencies in the country by Event Marketer’s 2018 IT List. The staff of more than 150 is comprised of marketing and digital professionals with broad experience developing and implementing strategic communications including digital, content, public relations, social, broadcast, creative and advertising. Areas of expertise include agribusiness, travel/tourism, B to B, education, healthcare/pharma, home/building, non-profit/social causes, finance, retail and food service. Clients include United Soybean Board, Monsanto, Farm Credit, LinkedIn, the State of Tennessee, LifeWay, Dunwoody CVB, Morey’s Piers and many others.

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