and Public Relations
Every company has a story to share – a vision, expertise and culture that guides products and services in the marketplace. OnPoint Communications delivers results, sharing the stories about your company through public relations and strategic communications.
We are experienced media relations and communications specialists, providing a strategic approach to successful programs that share your company’s story with all the audiences that matter – accelerating business, driving revenue and building your brand.
Scott established IBM Home Director as the leading brand in the home networking industry. From strategic messaging to media relations, analyst relations and investor communications, Scott provided the leadership and expertise to create excitement in the marketplace including extensive coverage in local, national and international news media.
– Mary Price, CEO of IBM Home Director
OnPoint Communications launched the first public relations program for Catapult Communications, setting up executive briefings with the leading industry analysts for wireless network testing services. Extensive media coverage in our key trade publications at the industry’s largest global trade show raised our profile in the marketplace. OnPoint Communication’s work was a catalyst to boost sales, leading to the company’s acquisition by a larger competitor.
– Chip Mayo, Director of Product Marketing, Catapult Communications
At the beginning of our public relations program, Scott worked with us to understand the pillars of our company’s culture and service to customers. Through the years, thousands of media highlights include feature stories by leading trade publications about our company’s culture and commitment to employees, quality services and technology innovation. Sharing the stories in the media further differentiates our company from competitors. We proudly share several of these framed stories with employees and visitors in our corporate headquarters lobby.
– Braxton Vick, Southeastern Freight Lines Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning and Development
I worked with Scott at IBM Home Director and MCNC. Public relations benefited both companies with extensive media coverage. I wanted Scott’s help to do the same for RadarFind. Widespread media coverage got our name in front of healthcare decision makers, helping drive sales and shape perceptions that were a catalyst for sales and ultimately the sale of our company.
– Bobby Bahram, Serial Entrepreneur and Co-Founder, CFO and COO of RadarFind real time location system (RTLS) for hospitals
National technology media wrote stories about us constantly, thanks to OnPoint Communication’s public relations strategy. Widespread media attention led to speaking appearances at many of the world’s leading technology conferences and my appointment to the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
– Wolfgang Gentzsch, President & Co-Founder of The UberCloud Inc. Former North Carolina MCNC Managing Director
By positioning Inveresk Research in contrast to the industry trend of risk-sharing for drug development, OnPoint Communications was able to secure media and analyst coverage that established us as thought leaders. The positioning was used in all of our sales communications and provided a competitive advantage in the market.
– Kurt Mussina, Vice President Fresenius Medical Care North America and former Vice President of Business Development at Inveresk Research
Scott’s media relations securing coverage of my executive coaching in Time Magazine, NPR’s Diane Rehm show and HR Magazine provided an outstanding platform to launch my own corporate coaching business after leaving IBM.
– Jane Creswell, CEO of Internal Impact, author of multiple books and former Vice President of Organizational Development at IBM Home Director
OnPoint Communications helped launch N.C. State University’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation the right way, developing messaging and coordinating communications with our partners at SAS, IBM, Cisco and Nortel. Media coverage was extensive in local media as well as national technology and education media, including Investor’s Business Daily and Education Week.
– Phil Emer, Director of Technology Planning and Policy at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University