Chirp
Delivering Results that Matter

About

Delivering Results that Matter.

 

About Us

Chirp is a next-generation integrated marketing, communications, digital and PR agency for B2B and technology companies. At Chirp, we empower our clients to discover a unique voice and provide the right platforms to share it with the world.  

A chirp is a characteristic, sharp sound that stands out. A chirp is what grabs people's attention.  A chirp makes you eager to learn more, and has the potential to spread. A chirp is a part of your brand and requires the utmost attention to be heard.  With multiple screens to access content, you must find the right chirp that gets noticed, drives sales and accelerates growth.

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Leadership

Our team has served in all capacities of the marketing and communications function, ranging from senior management in multinational companies to executive leadership roles with the world’s largest public relations firms. With a passion for results that matter and a commitment to our values, Chirp provides its clients with personalized senior-level counsel and measurable programs that accelerate growth. 

 
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Founder & Managing Partner

John E. Walker

Managing Partner John E. Walker founded Chirp in 2017 following a 20+ year marketing and communications career at major multi-national public relations firms and global corporations, including Edelman, Ketchum, Publicis, Syniverse as well as formative experience at Planet Hollywood International Inc. and the Walt Disney World Company. 

Based on his experience, he envisioned a different way to service clients with dedicated senior counsel that develop and implement integrated programs, collaborating with in-house resources and existing partner agencies to deliver results that matter.

John has earned several industry awards, including a PRSA Silver Anvil, PRSA Georgia Phoenix Awards, IABC Golden Quills, and many others, and was recognized as one of 30 under 30 by PR Week magazine. He’s a past president of PRSA Georgia, an alumni of LEAD Atlanta and currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board of ToolBank USA. John holds a Master of Business Administration in international marketing from Rollins College and a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy from Mississippi State University.

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Vice President, Client Success

Niamh Grano

For more than fifteen years, Niamh has been a public relations practitioner working both independently and with agencies such as Edelman and TSI Communications. Responsible for program development and management, strategic events, media and analyst relations and editorial support for her clients, Niamh’s experience incorporates B2B and technology clients in digital imaging, security, wireless, telecom and more vertical industries.

Niamh works closely with all her clients to meet their media objectives by actively pursuing appropriate targets. Over the years, Niamh has developed relationships with reporters at various publications and news services. Additionally, Niamh has secured placements for clients in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, Reuters, AdWeek, BrandWeek, Chief Executive Magazine, GreenTech Pastures, Reader’s Digest, Security Systems News, SDM Magazine, Network World, imageSource Magazine, Computer Reseller News, CNET News.com, Wireless Week and RCR Wireless News.

For approximately five years, Niamh was responsible for positioning Canon U.S.A. as the leader in imaging technology and raising visibility of the company in the B2B and B2C markets. Additionally, she played a key role in client product launches (both enterprise and consumer) including Akamai’s Net Usage Index for Advertising.

Niamh has also worked on other technology and corporate accounts, including Canon Business Solutions, Syniverse Technologies, GE Security, VoiceGlo, GN Netcom, Avaya, TeleCommunications Systems, InterDigital, Global Crossing, CircleUp, PaySimple and Targus Group International.

Niamh received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Iona College.


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Client Specialist

Lauren Mayfield

Lauren Mayfield is a recent graduate from Auburn University majoring in Public Relations with a Business minor. Throughout her time at Auburn, Lauren was involved in many organizations such as PRSSA & PRCA, Alpha Kappa Psi, Auburn University’s Marketing Association, IHSA Equestrian Team and even served as the Director of Public Relations for her sorority. 

Lauren has been working for Chirp since May of 2018. As a client specialist, she has learned how to master delivering client success with research, writing, media pitching and program tracking. She also has applied her skills attained at Auburn to Chirp’s client base.

Currently she resides in Alpharetta with her parents, two dogs and two horses.

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