Who We Are

Compass Integrated Communications launched in 2009 as a full-service marketing communications firm. Since that time, we’ve built an impressive portfolio of clients that deliver some of the most innovative and exciting technologies in the world. Each client has the complete attention of our experienced team. Here is a closer look at our senior-level team members.

Rhianna Daniels Hile, Chief Strategy Officer

For more than 15 years, Rhianna Daniels Hile has served in a number of media and communications roles. In her current role at Compass, she leads the development of strategic marketing communications campaigns for clients. She thrives at developing personal relationships with each client. By building long-term partnerships, Compass has valuable insight into what drives its clients, and the vision behind each client’s unique products and services.

Hile has spent more than 12 years in the media and technology industries. Prior to founding Compass, she was the Editor of Security Director News, and held various editorial and marketing roles with leading publications and media companies. When away from the office, she can be found enjoying the constant sunshine in Florida, rooting for her beloved New England Patriots, traveling with her son and husband, or riding her 7-year-old Dutch Warmblood.

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Jenna Hardie, Chief of Staff

Jenna works closely with clients to drive strategic PR, media and communications strategies. With a varied background in media relations, social media coordination, writing and editing for newspapers, magazines, medical journals and trade publications, Jenna has done a little of everything. She holds a Master of Arts degree in government, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in journalism and government from New Mexico State University.

She calls New Mexico home, with her husband and toddlers, Nora and Nolan, who keep her constantly busy. When she isn’t tackling PR issues and delving into social media strategy, she loves traveling, hiking, reading, camping, picnics, Netflix and (especially) a good bottle of wine.

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Emma James, Account Executive

As Account Executive, Emma James assists in the management of all aspects of PR/marketing programs for Compass clients, from kickoff to completion. Prior to this position, she worked for a boutique PR agency that specializes in the physical security market. Emma graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in both Communication and Psychology.

Though a true “Mainer” at heart, Emma now lives just north of Boston with her boyfriend and dog. When she isn’t working, she enjoys scoping out local breweries, trying new workout classes like parkour and TRX, and taking advantage of the many outdoor activities New England has to offer: hiking, camping, beach days and disc golf.

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Melanie Morris, Content Manager

Melanie Morris is a creative communications professional who leads content creation and social media management for Compass. Prior to this position, she worked as an online Essay Writing Tutor and interned with Ohio Magazine as a writer and copy editor. A Cleveland, Ohio-native, she graduated from Cleveland State University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism.

A self-described sports fanatic, she’s obsessed with the Cleveland Indians and can take on anyone in a game of sports trivia. She spends her time outside of the office working out, reading, enjoying the beauty of Ohio’s varying landscapes, and eating donuts.

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Spencer Ives, Content Specialist

Spencer develops content for Compass Clients’ unique needs in social media and marketing collateral. Prior to joining Compass, he worked for four years at a trade publication specializing in the physical security space, picking up a knack for understanding technology and putting it into writing. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Western New England
University.

Spencer lives in Portland, Maine, with his wonderful wife and their black cat. Outside of work, he loves traveling around the world, archery, reading, and great wine.

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