ECHOS Communications Announces Promotion and Multiple New Team Members

February 9, 2021

PR Agency Continues to Grow With New Outdoor, Cycling, Snow and Active Lifestyle Brand Partners

BOULDER, Colo. – February 9, 2021 – ECHOS Communications, a leader in authentic public relations for active lifestyle, outdoor, consumer technology, and cycling brands, is proud to announce a well-deserved promotion and several new team members who will support the agency’s growing list of brand partners.

Jacob Hauge, who’s been with ECHOS since 2016, has been promoted to PR Director, overseeing the coordination of media communications across the agency. Hauge is known for his super personable approach with the media and brand partners, and has demonstrated his ability to consistently surpass the goals of clients and serve as a team mentor.

Duncan Riffle joins ECHOS as Senior Account Manager, and will have a leadership role serving the agency’s roster of cycling brands as well as supporting new brand partnerships. Riffle comes to ECHOS from SRAM, where he served as PR coordinator for eight years, and he’s a dedicated cyclist and athlete with an impressive career as a professional mountain biker.

Liz Stageberg joined ECHOS in late 2020 as Account Executive, and is supporting outdoor and active lifestyle clients. Stageberg is a bow-hunter, long-distance runner and skier, and has several years of experience in PR and marketing.

Ben Hitch joins ECHOS as Affiliate and Content Manager. Hitch brings years of content strategy and affiliate partnership management from roles at The Manual and CYTIES, among others, and has also held marketing roles with brands including Flylow, MUIR Energy and Moment Bicycles.

“It’s an honor to see our team grow with such amazing professionals who love what they do, and equally exciting to kick off 2021 with an incredible group of new brands that are among the most innovative and forward-thinking in the world,” said Rob Reedy, founder and CEO, ECHOS Communications. “Similar to so many brand stories, I founded ECHOS in a garage more than a decade ago, and I’m beyond words to see how far we’ve come and to have team members and brand partners who’ve been with us for so long. I can say without hesitation that ECHOS has the best team out there.”

New ECHOS brand partners include adidas Sport eyewear, ARTILECT, CANDIDE, Deckers X Lab, and LeMond Bikes.

About ECHOS:

Founded in 2009, ECHOS Communications is a leader in authentic public relations for active lifestyle, outdoor, consumer technology, and cycling brands. ECHOS specializes in media relations, storytelling, social engagement, affiliate marketing and brand activations. Known for constantly pushing and innovating, ECHOS programs include the REVEAL Global Media Conference Series, and REVERB, physical activations that bring brands and media into the environments where products were designed to be used. Learn more at https://echoscomm.com.

Media Contact:
Matt Bennett
ECHOS Communications