Jarrard hires former CHS innovation officer

Patient experience, marketing VP to join communications firm
Sep 15, 2015 1:25 PM

Jarrard adds two senior executive advisors

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.

Aug 12, 2015 7:10 AM

Jarrard adds VP to Chicago office

Health care communications firm says Windy City outpost will continue to grow
Jun 26, 2015 7:08 AM

Jarrard adds managing director at Chicago office

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."

Mar 17, 2015 1:10 PM

Jarrard adds senior executive advisor

Former VUMC strategic director tapped for communications firm
Nov 13, 2014 1:56 PM

Jarrard promotes three

Communication firm adds two VPs
Jul 30, 2014 7:00 AM

Stepping into social media

'The truth is, people already are talking about your company'
Mar 5, 2013 10:46 AM

Post-election health care panel says hurdles cleared for ACA implementation

But clock ticks as the law’s basic supporting infrastructure remains unbuilt
Nov 12, 2012 11:18 AM

Local PR shop expanding to Chicago

Health care public affairs firm looks to leverage proximity to epicenter of trade pubs, organizations
Dec 6, 2011 7:30 AM

Hospital companies form Healthcare Innovation Fund

CHS, LifePoint, Vanguard invest in new locally managed VC pool
Jan 25, 2011 11:15 AM