Fifth Ring’s Houston office adds staff, continues aggressive growth in energy sector

Fifth Ring Inc., announced today it has added two new positions to its Houston office, naming Samantha Mendenhall to serve as an Account Executive and Claire Jackson as an Account Co-ordinator. Both Mendenhall and Jackson will be charged with day-to-day support of the company’s rapidly expanding client roster.

Fifth Ring focuses predominantly on communications for the B2B market and is uniquely positioned to address the international communications needs of the energy sector. The company is rapidly expanding, both locally and globally, to continue to meet the energy industry’s needs. In January of this year, Fifth Ring acquired a Singapore communications firm in addition to its current locations in Houston, Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Inverness and Kuala Lumpur. 

“2013 is shaping up to be a significant year in our evolution as an agency. Adding Sam and Claire to our team gives us additional capabilities and capacity to pursue larger-scale projects and higher profile clients,” said Ed Davis, General Manager, Fifth Ring Houston. 

Samantha is an experienced public relations professional who hails from TPC Group in Houston. She has experience in community relations, employee relations, media relations and event planning. She is active in the Houston Chapter of Public Relations Society of America, as well as a member of the East Harris County Manufacturers Association. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in communications and journalism.

Claire, a former Fifth Ring summer intern, joined the team full-time after graduating from Oklahoma State University with a degree in strategic communications, with an emphasis in public relations. On top of her previous experience at Fifth Ring, she has experience from a variety of B2B and B2C industries including healthcare, beauty and sports.