Who We Are

Asheville PR is a group of experienced professionals. Our years as executives for corporations have equipped us to help you. We plan and implement public relations, marketing strategies and tactics to gain your firm new business, new patrons and new audiences.

The firm’s principal is Cheryl Smithem. Over the course of her 33 year career as an executive she has directed the marketing, public relations and communications of businesses and non-profit organizations.

Partner in the firm is Bill Smithem who is our Chief Arranger of Electrons.

As the web designer, developer and engineer for Asheville PR, Bill uses his keen problem solving skills and innate sense of order to create elegant web sites that work. As a graphic designer Bill enjoys depicting his clients businesses on the web.

Our sister firm is Charleston PR & Design in Charleston, South Carolina. The firm began serving clients in Asheville in 2012.

We seek to work with:

  • Restaurants
  • Local food entrepreneurs and developers of consumer packaged goods
  • Residential construction firms
  • Real estate developers
  • Realtors
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Artists
  • Arts organizations
  • Professionals including doctors, lawyers, accountants, coaches and consultants
  • Our initial conversation to explore your public relations needs is without charge.

Contact us for the best time to discuss your company’s public relations.