Cathleen Kiernan is a seasoned PR and marketing executive with 20 years of senior account management experience including publicity and integrated marketing campaigns. As owner/partner of Fish With Feet, LLC, she works with a range of clients to maximize their exposure by employing the full spectrum of marketing tactics including publicity and promotions, advertising, social media and internet communications resulting in clear
brand identity and consumer awareness.
Kiernan’s professional experience includes serving in corporate communications and government affairs positions in the casino industry as well as forming and leading
agency PR departments and full service
account management for clients in the broadcast, entertainment, hospitality, sports, and real estate and development industries.
Kiernan resides in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, with her husband and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from The Richard Stockton College of NJ, and completed the Master’s Certification Program from LaSalle University in partnership with Priority Development Associates. Additionally, she has received a certification in crisis communications from the Institute of Crisis Management located in Louisville, KY.
Active in the business community she is a member of the MBCA (Metro Business and Citizens Assoc. of Atlantic City) and The Greater Atlantic City Public Relations Council. She is a member of The Greater Atlantic City GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender) Alliance. An advocate for empowering women and children, Kiernan provides fundraising assistance and pro bono public relations services to the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City, where she also previously served as a member of the Board of Directors. Kiernan is a financial supporter and member of The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) which supports the United Way of Atlantic County’s Success by 6 early childhood development program; and serves as a Women for Women International Sponsor providing financial assistance to a woman and her children, the victims of war, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Jillian McKoy is the Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator for Fish With Feet, LLC. With a firm grasp on current media culture and trends, Jillian helps promote clients’ brands, placing an emphasis on event coordination, social media marketing, and print and broadcast coverage.
As a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with an English degree, Jillian has worked in the media field for more than a decade. Before delving into public relations, Jillian explored online copywriting, as well as newspaper reporting and copy editing for major publications in Philadelphia and Miami. She covered breaking news, politics, education, crime, poverty, religion and entertainment, with a particular passion for human-interest stories.
Currently residing in her Jersey Shore hometown, Jillian is devoted to volunteerism and is a member of several civic organizations, including Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, Order of the Eastern Star, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and the AtlantiCare Patient and Family Advisory Council.
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