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Friday, September 09, 2011

McFarland Cahill Communications Adds Clients and Increases Staff

McFarland Cahill Communications (MCC) recently added five new clients and hired two employees.
MCC is now providing national media relations for Anytime Fitness, the world’s fastest-growing fitness club franchise with more than one million members and 1,700 clubs worldwide.
Scholarship America and Sophia, two education-based clients, also have been added to MCC’s national client list. Sophia, a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform, makes free, credible academic content available to anyone, anytime at In addition, MCC has been helping raise national visibility for Scholarship America, the nation’s largest provider of scholarships.
MCC has also added Ladibugs, Inc. and Winland Electronics, Inc. as clients. Ladibugs is a chemical- and pesticide-free treatment for the elimination and prevention of head lice founded by two Minnesota moms and nurses. Winland Electronics, Inc., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of critical condition monitoring devices, provides 24/7 peace of mind to a variety of industries including healthcare, medical, grocery, food service, commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential.
“We are extremely excited to be working with companies that are innovators in their industries,” said Teresa McFarland, partner in MCC. “Our current expansion and growth will enable us to continue to provide exceptional and measurable results for our clients’ public relations investment.” 
New Additions to MCC Team
In addition to adding new clients, MCC has added Mollie Wulff and Ashley Franks to its team.
Wulff, who joins MCC as a Senior Account Manager, has more than 15 years experience in public relations including work at Weber Shandwick, Best Buy and Polaris.
Ashley Franks joins MCC with six years of experience in corporate and agency public relations. Hailing from Omaha , Neb. , Ashley handled internal communications for the Omaha World-Herald before moving on to Buzz Monkeys Public Relations in Milwaukee .
“Both Mollie and Ashley are tremendous assets to our team,” said Maureen Cahill, partner in MCC. “Their experience with national media relations as well as social media campaigns will help MCC continue to fulfill the needs of our growing client base.”