DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - CSG|PR (, an influencer relations agency serving leading organizations in the Education, Financial Services, Health & Wellness, Clean Tech & Environmental Sustainability, Corporate Training & Talent Management, and Consumer Products on a Mission, today announced the official spin out of its Mortgage & Banking Practice.

Previously a segment of the firm's Financial Services group, the new Mortgage & Banking Practice brings greater focus to an already robust roster of clients that have included organizations such as BancVue,, Berkery Noyes and First Western Trust Bank on the banking side, and Integrated Asset Services, The National Groups, Service Link, Claremont Information Systems and Metrolist in the mortgage/real estate industry. The Practice will continue to offer a full suite of influencer relations services, including public relations, digital PR, social media and content manufacturing, as part of a comprehensive communications platform designed to engage all influencers that can have a meaningful impact on its client's business.

"PR these days is far more than just media relations -- it's about managing and influencing those that can have the greatest benefit to a client's business," said Steven Shapiro, founder and principal of Denver-based CSG|PR. "Over the years, CSG|PR has built a robust competency and set of rich connections with media, analysts, associations, thought leaders and other influencers within the mortgage and banking industries that can be leveraged for a select group of clients."

Dan Mahoney, who has been heading up the mortgage and banking client work for the past five years for the firm, will serve as the Practice Director and can be reached at or 970-405-8060. Mahoney and his team, which are located in Denver and Atlanta, will be expanding the practice's client base leveraging its healthy list of relationships with the media, analysts and other industry influencers to secure visibility for its business-to-business and consumer-facing clients.

"Dan and his team have a proven track record of navigating and managing the mortgage and banking industry's ecosystem," continues Shapiro. "This team will certainly continue to be a significant asset to their clients in helping them reach their business objectives."

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CSG|PR is an Influencer Relations Agency serving leading organizations in Education, Financial and Professional Services, Clean Tech and Environmental Sustainability, Corporate Learning and Talent Management, Health and Wellness, and Consumer Products. The CSG|PR team utilizes a blend of traditional public relations and social media expertise to create targeted campaigns that tie directly to the overall marketing and strategic objectives of the companies they serve. CSG|PR has the passion, track record, and real-world experience to serve as an integral member of leading marketing communications teams around the nation. More information can be found at

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