HOPKINS RETIRES FROM FIRM HE FOUNDED
Dallas-Based Public Relations Firm Continues Successful 33-Year Practice
DALLAS, April 2, 2012 - Clyde Hopkins has retired from Hopkins & Associates, Inc. and from active practice in public relations, effective March 31, 2012. He sold the firm he founded in 1976 to long time colleagues Lisa Alves, Barbara Hyman and Marilyn Pippin in 2009.
A 1963 graduate of The University of Texas, Hopkins worked in the news media and public relations for nearly 50 years after an initial stint as a microbiologist at Baylor Medical School in Houston.
During his public relations career, Hopkins counseled corporations on a wide range of issues, from financial and investor relations to crisis management. He also served as expert witness, testifying in lawsuits involving the impact of negative media coverage.
“We wish Clyde the best in his retirement,” said Marilyn Pippin, president of Hopkins & Associates. “His legacy as a consummate public relations professional, upholding the highest ethical standards, will continue to inspire us.”
Hopkins & Associates, Inc. is an independent public relations firm serving clients worldwide from offices in Dallas and Houston. Founded in 1976, it provides expert corporate communications counsel to Fortune 100 companies and startups. Long- term client relationships are a hallmark.
Media contact: Marilyn Pippin, 214-828-0066, ext 108, firstname.lastname@example.org