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Christine Barney

Christine Barney

CEO rbb Communications
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Christine M. Barney is CEO and managing partner of rbb Communications, a four-time national Agency of the Year award winner. Barney develops multifaceted corporate communications programs for both consumer and B2B brands such as DHL Express, Masterfoods, Thomson Reuters, Brown & Brown Insurance and Florida Power & Light. Her areas of emphasis include brand positioning, change management/M&A communications, reputation management and integrated marketing strategies.


rbb Communications rbb Communications
355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 800
Coral Gables, FL 33134
United States
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Christine Barney is CEO of rbb Communications, named to the 2020 Forbes Top PR firm list and five times as national Agency of the Year. rbb offers media relations, digital/social marketing, corporate communications, reputation management and creative services/advertising. Barney has developed marketing communications programs for brands including DHL Express, M&Ms and Thomson Reuters. She is the author of “The Breakout Brand ™ Strategy: An Evolutionary Approach to Creating Customer Passion” and her firm, headquartered in Miami, with a presence in LA and New York is known as the Champion of Breakout Brands ™. Barney’s “employee-driven workplace” philosophy makes the firm a repeated winner in “best place to work” rankings. She is past chair of the South Florida Business Council and Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Orange Bowl Committee and more. She is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America and received the 2016 Bill Adams Lifetime achievement award.