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Farley & Company

CREATIVE COPYWRITING - PUBLIC RELATIONS - MEDIA STRATEGY CONSULTING

A tactical asset for developing communications, determining the best
means for reaching audiences and executing marketing plan strategies.

Thomas L. Farley
Primary skill:  Writer and Media Relations Consultant
Tom has 30 years of experience as a combat correspondent, newspaper 
reporter, magazine editor, public relations professional, and marketing
communications agency executive. During the last 20 years, he's held 
senior positions in public relations at Carl Byoir & Associates (Foote,
Cone & Belding), Lewis, Gilman & Kynett, Gray & Rogers, Al Paul Lefton,
Gillespie, and Paolin & Sweeney, as well his own advertising agency,
Farley & Roderick, a mid-sized firm which he founded and operated in 
Philadelphia for eight years. Tom has managed national campaigns and 
strategic projects for such blue chip accounts as AT&T, Black & Decker,
Borg-Warner, Commodore Computer, Eaton Corp, NEC Home Electronics, 
Okidata, and the Business Data Systems Division of Zenith. The results 
of these efforts have been favorable coverage for clients in every news
medium from network television to trade and business magazines, as well
as national and regional newspapers, and on-line news services.  He has 
written and produced dozens of industrial films, videos, and multi-image
presentations, and has orchestrated press conferences and trade show 
exhibits in every major city from New York to San Francisco. He is a 
recipient of the Jesse H. Neal Award, the highest individual award 
presented by the Business Press Association of America for excellence 
in business journalism.

If you have a product or service and a unique selling proposition, 
Farley & Company can help the world beat a path to your door.  Call
215-564-1488 or E-Mail to tlfarley@erols.com.

Clients And Campaign Experience

Technology

AMP Products Corporation
Markets Electronic Switches, Connectors
Product publicity and newsletters to promote high quality switches and 
connectors in the electronics market.

Analytical Technologies, Inc.
Leading Client/Server Systems Integrator
Media and analyst relations supporting penetration of automotive, 
computer, utilities and financial markets.

AT&T
Creative Services Division
Design and develop internal Intranet communications system for 
corporate public relations department.

Bell & Howell, IBM, Xerox - LMO
Computerized Mailhandling Systems
Product publicity, trade show support, newsletter, feature writing, 
and media relations showcasing advanced systems.

Capitol One Bank
Major Issuer of VISA, Mastercard
Media relations supporting spin-off from Signet Bank, and new 
interactive financial services site on the World Wide Web.

Comfy North America
Multimedia Computer System for Children
Publicity, media relations, trade show support, and technology analyst 
relations for computer products and software for kids.

Commodore Business Machines
Marketer of Amiga Personal Computers
Domestic and international media relations to support marketing of 
high end technologies and strategic initiatives.

Decision Data Computer Corporation
Markets Midrange Systems and Peripherals
Integrated advertising, public relations, and brochures to support 
introduction of hybrid business computer system and printers.

DiversiFax, Inc.
Business Communications Systems
Public relations, advertising, literature development for various 
divisions of supplier of facsimile & photocopy systems.

Eastern TeleLogic Corp.
Regional Business Telephony Provider
Publicity, media relations, collateral materials supporting 
introduction of fiber optic business communications service.

EMS Financial Services
Provides Mortgages & Home Equity Loans
Internet-oriented publicity and media relations introducing interactive
Web site,  speakers bureau and executive scriptwriting.

Faxit Corporation
Markets Public Facsimile Systems
Integrated advertising and public relations to support installation of 
credit card driven fax machines in malls, airports, office towers.

Grenada Computer Services
Computer Systems Maintenance & Repair
Collateral materials to support national marketing of retainer-based 
systems maintenance and repair services.

Howtek Corporation
Markets Scanners & Color Inkjet Printers
Integrated advertising, public relations, and collateral materials to 
support full color peripherals sales to computer users.

National Information Bureau
Instantaneous On-Line Credit Reporting
Publicity and media relations, trade show support, media presentation 
training, and op-ed style feature writing.

NEC Home Electronics
Markets Computers & Specialty Software
Developed content for relational database software library of 
photographic images for use in advertising, publishing.

Okidata Corporation
Markets Personal Computer Peripherals
Copywriting and design of product brochures relating to computer 
printers, fax machines, and electronic presentation boards.

Orion Microsystems
Markets Software for Accounting Firms
Direct mail program to accounting firms to support introduction of 
integrated tax preparation and general ledger applications.

PictureWare, Inc.
Photo Management Software System
Integrated advertising, public relations, and collateral materials to 
support marketing of advanced image management system.

Robo Systems Corporation
Markets Computer-Aided Design Software
Integrated advertising, public relations, and collateral materials to 
promote CAD software to architects and engineers.

Spectrum Information Technologies
Cellular Communications Technologies
Corporate/financial communications, media and analyst relations, crisis
counseling during SEC investigation.

Strategic Technologies, Inc.
Third-Party Freight Tracking & Billing
Publicity, media relations, and special events targeted to major 
corporate users of computerized logistics services.

SPS Technologies
Markets High Tech Fastening Systems
Publicity, feature writing, and media relations for high technology 
fasteners and computerized assembly systems.

VISA, Inc.
Markets Employee Assessment Process
Copywriting and design of product brochures to introduce new 
Internet-based 360 employee review and assessment process.

Zenith Data Systems
Markets Business & Personal Computers
Media relations and product publicity to support introduction of Z-100 
computer to school, government & military markets.


Aviation & Aerospace

Aerospatiale
Markets General Aviation Aircraft
Advertising and public relations for the introduction of the Rallye 
single engine aircraft to the North American marketplace.

Air Atlantic Airlines
Commuter Airline
Advertising and public relations to fill seats on this small, central 
Pennsylvania scheduled airline.

Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
Association of pilots and aircraft owners
Public relations, promotions, and special events to increase membership
and to draw attention of membership to air safety issues.

Airpax Corporation
Manufactures Electronic Components
Product publicity, case history development, and audio-visual design 
targeting the aviation and aerospace markets.

AUS, Inc.
Rate Consulting, Training, Publishing
Advertising, public relations and collateral design, and production to 
support various business units of mini-conglomerate.

Aviation Career Academy
Professional Pilot Technical Training
Advertising, public relations, and collateral materials to build 
enrollment in both flight and aviation maintenance programs.

FAA Technical Center (Then NAFEC)
Air Safety Related Research
Issues management, government relations targeting legislature to 
support funding for advanced aviation safety research.

MBB Helicopter
Markets Turbine Powered Helicopters
Scripted 30-minute film to support marketing of BK117 twin-turbine 
helicopter to the police, fire, and rescue markets.

Narco Avionics
Markets Aircraft Instruments
Advertising, public relations, special events to maintain leadership 
in avionics to the general aviation marketplace.

North American Institute of Aviation
Professional Pilot Technical Training
Advertising, public relations, and collateral materials to build 
enrollment in both flight and aviation maintenance programs.

Ransome Airlines/Allegheny Commuter
Commuter Air Transport
Public Relations and special events that helped company become the 
largest, most respected commuter airline in the world.

Smiths Instruments
Commercial Airline Instrumentation
Public relations directed to the air transport marketplace to position 
Smiths as a leader in cockpit instrumentation.


Consumer & Industrial

Beneficial Savings Bank
Community Banking Services
Media relations and special projects relating to retirement of bank 
president and introduction of new management team.

Black & Decker Mfr. Co.
Power Tools & Accessories
Product publicity and corporate communications to support global 
reindustrialization efforts of management.

Eaton Corporation
Automotive Systems & Components
Corporate communications and employee relations supporting the 
divestiture of materials handling subsidiary.

Essex PB&R Corp.
Manufactures Portable Breathing Systems
Issues management, marketing publicity, media relations, brochure 
development to introduce portable fire safety hood.

Fidelity Bank
Full Service Community Banking
Audio-visual and presentation support activities to support market 
initiatives in the small business arena.

Homasote Company
Building Products from Recycled Materials
Product publicity and collateral materials to support acceptance of 
environmentally friendly materials by architects and builders.

Pennwalt (Now Elf Atochem)
Plastic, Chemical & Architectural Products
Publicity, audio-visual design & production, collateral materials 
targeting architects and facilities managers.

Parker, McCay & Criscuolo
Law Firm
Media relations, marketing communications support materials, 
advertising, and event management for large regional firm.

Permagrain Products
Composite Flooring Systems
Media relations, product publicity, and dealer network support 
activities targeting interior designers and architects.

Rollins, Inc.
Corporate Fleet Automobile Leasing
Advertising, publicity, and monthly newsletters targeting fleet leasing
customer base in business and industry.

SEPTA
Regional Transit Authority
Media relations, issues management, and crisis communications to 
sustain ridership levels during massive rebuilding project.

Scott Paper Co.
Industrial Wipers and Paper Products
Media relations, product publicity, audio-visual design and special 
events to support marketing of industrial paper products.

Woodstream Corporation
Outdoor Products and Sporting Goods
Product publicity, video design and production supporting multiple 
lines of fishing, camping, and boating products.

Yale Materials Handling Corp
Manufactures Industrial Lift Trucks
Marketing publicity, employee relations, and dealer support activities,
including quarterly newsletter writing and production.

York Division of Borg-Warner
Markets Air Conditioning Systems
Corporate communications, speechwriting, and special projects relating 
to board meetings, as well as dealer support activities.


Healthcare

AtlantiCare
Health Maintenance Organization
Publicity and membership communications support for growing HMO insurer
in South Jersey area.

Controlled Therapeutics
Markets Transdermal Pharmaceuticals
Strategic counseling to develop business and marketing plan, and 
investor relations in support of initial public offering.

CorCell, Inc.
Stem Cell Preservation & Immunology
Strategic public relations counsel in preparation for initial marketing
efforts to healthcare community and general public.

Coriell Institute
Biological Archive & Research Services
Audio-visual scripting and design to market cellular baseline archives 
and research activities to healthcare providers.

DataEdge Corp.
Systems for New Drug Investigations
Collateral materials to support marketing of software-driven research 
management program to pharmaceutical companies.

Friends Hospital
Regional Psychiatric Hospital
Public relations, special events to support fundraising activities of 
development office, including event management.

PharmaCare
Pharmacy Benefits Management Firm
Public relations, emphasizing media relations, and publicity efforts 
to help establish recognition for new company.

McNeil Laboratories
Pharmaceutical Company
Audio-visual scripting and design to support introduction of broad 
spectrum antibiotic to the healthcare community.

Hampton Health System
Emotional & Behavioral Health Services
Public relations and literature development to support broad range of 
service offerings in the Delaware Valley health market.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Conservation and Education Institution
Design, scripting, and production of a multimedia presentation titled 
Ars Medica which focused on the art of healing.

Shared Medical Systems
Provides On-Line Computer Services to the Healthcare Industry
Audio-visual design services to support executive presentation program 
aimed at major hospitals and medical networks.