About Us

Communication that makes your mark.

For more than 25 years, Swearingen Communications has helped clients engage with purpose. This means communication strategies that:

  • Deliver value and insight
  • Focus on clients’ needs and “pain”
  • Drive business growth
  • Reinforce relationships; help them thrive
  • Validate expertise and reputation
  • Create experiences that attract and convert

What we do.

Marketing Adviser. Communicator-in-Chief. Growth Strategist. Brand Manager. PR Director. Online Stylist. Relationship Manager. Cross-Channel Marketer. Swearingen Communications fills these roles in devising custom engagement strategies that resonate with target audiences. This spans strategic planning, positioning, B2B communications, public relations, marketing collateral, and more.

Who we are.

Swearingen Communications has extensive experience serving professional services clients from such fields as law, finance, investment services, accounting, real estate, fiduciary, education, executive coaching, and training. Leah Swearingen, founder, has attained the distinguished “APR” accreditation (Accredited in Public Relations) from the Public Relations Society of America.

Why us?

Clients trust us. We are fierce defenders of their resources, and ardent champions of their expertise.  Decades of experience equip us to cut to the core of their needs. We won’t waste time or money on dubious tactics, no matter how “popular.” From traditional to online marketing strategies, we strike the right balance and help businesses get results. Quality, reliability, acumen, candor, and taste are hallmarks of our service. With a dash of sass. Because between lots of hard work, we are playful, too.

It is our first priority to create a marketing infrastructure that ensures clients are acknowledged, enriched, and “touched” on a regular basis.

Leah Swearingen, Director

Accreditation by PRSA

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The APR (Accredited Public Relations) designation is a distinction granted by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) to experienced public relations professionals who successfully complete a rigorous full-day written examination, followed by an oral exam conducted by a panel of accredited professionals. Nationally, only 40 percent pass the first time.

The APR designation attests to the professionalism of those willing to do what it takes to earn it. APR confirms commitment to the profession and to its ethical practice. It also selects candidates who demonstrate broad knowledge, strategic perspective and sound professional judgment.

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