ThigpenPR’s operations as a full-service public relations and management services contractor began in 1988 as Thigpen & Associates.
The company was started by its current President and Chief Strategist, Dr. DeBorah Thigpen. She had a strong commitment to service excellence in the support of volunteerism and nonprofit organizations. The successful implementation Dr. Thigpen’s commitment and the development of a corporate culture that stresses continuous Improvement enabled ThigpenPR to become a small business administration 8(a) certified firm. Thigpen graduated from the 8(a) program in 2000 after garnering the highest honor the Small Business Administration bestows upon successful firm owners, the 1997 Small Business Person of the Year.
Today, ThigpenPR meets the needs of its client with innovative ideas and creative thinking which allows us to exceed our clients’ expectations. Under one umbrella, we provide strong public relations, media relations and planning, strategic marketing plans, consumer branding, media buying, crisis communications, special event promotion, and sports & entertainment management.
We continue to enhance our reputation in customer satisfaction through responsive, rapid and quality work. Creating lasting business relationships is the essence of our corporate mission. It is the basis upon which we have built our reputation for exceeding the expectations of our clients. Clients will benefit from a partnership with ThigpenPR, as we possess both marketing and public relations skills, which will enable each client to meet its established goals.