Health care communications firm Jarrard Phillip Cate & Hancock has hired Isaac Squyres as senior executive advisor.
Previously, Squyres founded and managed Squyres Strategic Communications where he served as lead public affairs advisor for St. Luke's Health System in Idaho. Prior to that, he was a partner at DaviesMoore and Gallatin Public Affairs and also served at Nashville-based McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations. In his new role, Squyres will be based in Jarrard's Maryland Farms office.
"I've known Isaac for years and am delighted at the opportunity to work with him during such a transformational time in health care," David Jarrard, president and CEO of Jarrard Inc., said in a release. "Issac brings to the team a proven ability to deliver winning results."
Separately, the firm also promoted Emily Serck from senior advisory to senior executive advisor. Serck joined the firm five years ago and previously was a senior account manager at the DCI Group.
"Emily's work is indicative of the experience, flexibility and thoughtful approach needed to lead health systems through times of change, challenge and opportunity in today's transformative health care arena," Jarrard said.
Health care communications firm Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock has named Stephanie Tortorici as managing director for the agency's Chicago office.
Most recently, Tortorici was director of health for Edelman's Zeno Group and previously served as executive vice president at Edelman PR. She was also a system vice president of communications at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare.
"Tortorici's depth of strategic health care experience makes her an exceptional leader for our Chicago office," David Jarrard, president and CEO of Jarrard Inc., said in a release. "Having worked within health systems, as well as in a consulting capacity, she brings our clients a valuable blend of skills and expertise. I'm excited to welcome her to the team and to grow our Chicago office under her leadership."
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