Leigh Barer, owner of Barer Communications is a public relations expert with 20 years of strategic planning, market positioning and top-tier media and analyst results. Specializing in early and mid-stage consumer and b2b companies, client work includes etailz (acquired in Sept. 2016 for $75m), Stratus Admissions Counseling, Headwater Capital, Stay Alfred, Plat4orm PR client portfolio (Argyle Data, Ventura ERM, Metia, Express Metrix), Otrib.com, King Miller Barrios & Boe Investments at RBC Wealth Management Idaho, and many others.
Top tier media coverage includes Adweek, AP, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, CNBC, CNN, Dow Jones, The Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, Investor's Business Daily, NYT, NPR, Reuters, TechCrunch, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, WSJ and more.
Prior to launching Barer Communications, she oversaw public relations and marketing in Seattle-based, venture-backed start-ups where she developed and executed strategies to introduce, re-brand and re-position companies as leaders in their respective markets. Earlier, Barer worked on a diverse range of clients at The Rockey Company (now Rockey Hill & Knowlton Seattle).