Frances Reimers (Rhy-mers)
Frances is the Founder of Firestarter, a personal brand consultancy located in Alexandria, VA. Firestarter helps individuals and small businesses to develop, manage, enhance, and protect a key professional asset: their personal brands.
Frances is also the host of Let’s Talk Personal, a weekly internet radio show on WLVS that focuses on personal branding and living in an online world.
Prior to launching Firestarter in 2017, Frances was the Director of Corporate Visibility for PCI, a marketing and creative production agency. For PCI she led business and client development, managing over $4M in annual revenue. Through her content marketing and digital strategy efforts, she tripled the agency’s website traffic, while also overseeing projects for many clients such as the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, Washington Nationals, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and Xcel Energy.
Frances currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Child & Family Network Center. She is also on the Advisory Boards for the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind and the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger.
Frances has contributed to articles in O Magazine, Forbes, Huffington Post, Thrive, BuzzFeed, Washingtonian Bride and Groom, and You Can Magazine. In 2014, she was a featured guest on CNN’s Live with Piers Morgan. Frances is a 2016 recipient of the Alexandria, VA Chamber of Commerce’s 40 Under 40 award is and a finalist for the 2018 Washington Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award.