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CHERRY & CO.

Public Relations Consulting| Media Relations
Internal and External Communications

Corporate Social Responsibility | Crisis Communications

 

Employee Engagement

Attract, engage and retain the best people with:

  • Employee communications

  • Culture enhancement

  • Employee recognition

  • Change management

  • HR and benefits communications

  • Grant writing

  • Leader communications

  • Employee celebrations

  • M&A communications

  • Financial literacy communications

  • Meeting facilitation

  • Leadership and professional development

  • Employee surveys

  • Video communication

  • Social media messages

  • Leadership surveys

  • Board communications

  • Content: writing, editing, proofreading

Community Involvement

Build your brand and grow your business with connections through:

  • Strategic community investment

  • Employee volunteerism

  • Memorable speeches

  • Charitable giving

  • Matching gifts

  • Grant writing

  • Strategic planning

  • Anniversary celebrations

  • Community Reinvestment Act-qualified sponsorships and grants

  • Strategic sponsorships

  • Nonprofit board placements

  • Impactful presentations

  • Leadership grants

  • In-kind nonprofit support

  • Sports marketing

Traditional/Social Media

Earn media coverage and own your social media messages through:

  • News releases

  • Media pitches

  • Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram posts

  • Authored content for newspapers

  • Meet-and-greets with journalists

  • Media training

  • Speaking engagements

  • Crisis communications

  • Media partnerships

  • Relationships with local, national and trade journalists

  • Op-eds, bylined articles

  • Anniversary celebrations

 

Who We Are

Cherry & Co. is a public relations firm that builds, enhances and repairs organizations' reputations from our headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee.  We are certified by the City of Memphis and Shelby County as both a WBE and LOSB.  

 

Our founder and CEO, Kim Cherry, is a lifelong Memphian who understands how to build reputational capital and get business done.  In more than 30 years as a public relations professional she has developed extensive expertise in media relations counseling and strategy, employee engagement, internal and external communications, crisis communications and community engagement strategy.  Under her executive leadership at First Horizon National Corp. and First Tennessee Bank she championed work/family programs that earned the company recognition as one of the nation’s best employers by BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, AARP, American Banker and Working Mother. 

 

She earned leadership roles in national trade organizations and accolades as one of the top PR practitioners and female executives in Memphis.  She has served as a director on numerous nonprofit boards and is a graduate of the New Memphis Institute and Leadership Memphis.  She earned her Accreditation in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in communication arts from Rhodes College.  She completed the Leadership and Strategic Impact program through Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth and is completing her thesis for a Master’s in strategic communication through the University of Missouri School of Journalism.