OWC earns spot on list of top PR firms in Los Angeles

OWC horizontal logo Olmstead Williams Communications has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the “30 Largest Public Relations Firms” in Los Angeles County for the sixth straight year.

“It’s great to make the list. We had tremendous growth last year and are hard at work to continue the trajectory,” said Tracy Williams, president and CEO of the agency, which ranked No. 21 this year.

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Olmstead Williams Communications Earns Top 30 PR Firm Honors for 6th Straight Year

April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Commentary, OWC News|Tags: , , , |

Trip to Argentina gets EY tax manager out of his comfort zone in a good way

EYA trip to Argentina got Ryan Espinoza, a tax manager at Ernst & Young, out of his comfort zone while helping build relationships with his co-workers and friends. He comments about the impact of the extended business trip on his career and personal life in the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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January 28th, 2015|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , |

OWC’s Williams named to ‘Who’s Who in LA Business’

STORY SLUG: WilliamsTracy Williams, president and CEO of Olmstead Williams Communications, named for the second year in a row to the annual special report “Who’s Who in Los Angeles Business” by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Williams is one of 12 public relations executives named among the Public Relations Agencies.

The list includes executives in LA’s biggest companies and organizations across a variety of industries from aerospace/defense to software.

Williams has helped clients build their reputations through PR for 25 years. She has represented industry leaders such as Hewlett Packard, Computer Science Corporation (CSC), Acer, EY, Oberthur Technologies, Dimensional Fund Advisors and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

Williams founded Olmstead Williams Communications, an award-winning business-to-business communications firm and one of the top 25 agencies in Los Angeles. The firm represents technology and life sciences companies, as well as financial and professional services firms.

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Who’s Who in Los Angeles Business


January 7th, 2015|Categories: Commentary, OWC News|Tags: , , , , |

Los Angeles Business Journal highlights DreamHammer as finalist for Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award

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Nelson Paez, CEO of DreamHammer

The Los Angeles Business Journal highlights DreamHammer as finalist for the 2014 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award. DreamHammer was founded in 2000 with the goal of being the global leader for intelligent control software. In 2004, DreamHammer transitioned from commercial to military customers. At the end of 2008 with talk of in-sourcing jobs and military budget cuts, CEO Nelson Paez consulted with Industry, Congressional, DoD and Intelligence leaders about their biggest challenges — and responded with a universal unmanned control product called Ballista. As a commercial off-the-shelf product, Ballista is quickly being recognized as the world’s most advanced unmanned systems software and is currently being used by the U.S. government and key drone makers.

Ballista is the first drone operating system in the marketplace. If the military adopts Ballista as its standard, drone makers like Northrop Grumman and Boeing would have to license the software so their products could be plugged into the military’s.

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Los Angeles Business Journal

November 25th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , |