RICHMOND, Va. (June 8, 2017) – Padilla announced today that it has acquired INM United, a digital strategy and development firm based in Richmond, Virginia. INM became a part of Padilla’s existing creative and digital team effective June 1.
For nearly two decades, INM United has produced hundreds of digital applications for clients including Fortune 500 companies, startups, universities and nonprofit organizations. The company’s six employees will relocate to Padilla’s Richmond office by the end of June.
“We’re thrilled to have INM United become a part of Padilla. We’ve known INM for years and have partnered with them on work for VCU Health, Chick-Fil-A, Afton Chemical and other clients,” said Lynn Casey, Padilla CEO. “The company brings a seasoned team of designers, developers and strategists to Padilla’s existing creative design and digital team and strengthens the digital capabilities we’re able to offer our clients.”
INM has extensive expertise in health – a strategic growth area for Padilla – as well as a strong client base, which includes Luckstone, Ledbury, Virginia Wine and Virginia Commonwealth University. The company has previously worked with Allianz Travel Assistance, CarLotz, BFGoodrich, Walmart and others.
“The INM United team is excited to join forces with Padilla,” said Joel Erb, INM United founder. “There is already great synergy between our two organizations, so this felt like a natural next step. Together, it enhances our ability to offer more capabilities to our clients and a larger, more global audience.”
Padilla is a top 10 independent public relations and communications company comprised of 240 employee-owners. Padilla builds, grows and protects brands worldwide by creating purposeful connections with the people who matter most through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy. Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds and the research authorities at SMS. Clients include 3M, Barnes & Noble Education, Bayer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, GE, Hass Avocado Board, Land O’Lakes, Mayo Clinic, Prosciutto di Parma, Rockwell Automation, U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, the Virginia Lottery and Welch’s. Padilla is a founding member of The WorldCom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 143 independently owned partner offices in 115 cities on six continents. Make a connection at PadillaCo.com.
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