Hamilton Public Relations was founded in 2000 on the simple premise that every client is entitled to direct service/counsel by the firm’s principals. The firm specializes in marketing communications for business- to-business campaigns, health sciences marketing, corporate communications and positioning, consumer products and service companies, as well as issues and crisis communications.

New York, NY (May 27, 2010) — The Hamilton Group, a nine year old public relations firm based in New York City today announced it has joined forces with Bodden Partners, a full service advertising/communications firm also based in New York. Terms of the relationship were not disclosed.

Adding Hamilton fills a gap in Bodden‘s service offerings. “We are pleased to have The Hamilton Group join our growing family of companies,“ stated Bodden President and Executive Creative Director Chris Bodden. He added, “We have long felt that adding a public relations capability was critical to the service mix we offer our clients.“

Principals of the firms were introduced by StevensGouldPincus LLC; New York based merger and management consultants to the PR and Ad industry. “We look for the right fit for our clients and were pleased to introduce Chris Bodden and John Frew. We felt that the two, and their firms, had a great deal to offer each other,“ stated Art Stevens, managing partner of StevensGouldPincus.

Over the past nine years the Hamilton Group has represented a broad array of prestigious clients including The Barclays PGA Tour Event, The National Hockey League, the Ladies Professional Golf Association,  The Investment Advisor Association (IAA), Hickory Farms, Turning Stone Resort and Casino, and Hofstra University.

“This is an exciting opportunity for the entire Hamilton team,” stated Hamilton CEO John Frew. “We’ll continue to operate under the Hamilton name as Hamilton Public Relations and have significant autonomy. But we’ll now be an integral part of a much larger team of complementary service offerings and resources.”

The firm has relocated to Bodden’s offices at 102 Madison Avenue.Hamilton’s updated website can be visited at its new address,

About Bodden Partners 
Bodden Partners is an independent, fully-integrated marketing communications company. The privately-held firm offers clients a broad array of services including advertising, direct marketing, event management, interactive/digital communications, public relations and more to deliver upon a single goal – to create customers for their clients. This year, Bodden Partners will celebrate its 35th anniversary and continues to provide exceptional advertising and marketing services to domestic and international clients. The firm currently represents the National Education Association, NY Daily News and the Israel Ministry of Tourism, among other top-tier brands and organizations. For more information please visit

About The Hamilton Public Relations
The Hamilton Group was founded in 2000 by John Frew on the premise that every client is entitled to direct service and counsel by the firm's principals. The firm specializes in public relations and marketing communications in consumer marketing and sports/special events, business, corporate and financial communications, and issues and crisis communications. For more information go to

About StevensGouldPincus LLC
The nation's only firm devoted to merger and acquisitions plus management consulting for the PR and Ad agency industries. Our managing partners are all former successful builders and sellers of their own firms. We are a highly focused source of ideas, contacts and market intelligence for those seeking to buy, sell or solve a problem for their business. For more information go to


For further information:

Michael Wichman
Hamilton Public Relations

Art Stevens
StevensGouldPincus LLC

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