Cary’s PR firm, DPR Group, Inc., has hired Kara Schiltz as an account executive. Schiltz will provide strategic counsel and manage key clients in day-to-day public relations activities while nassisting with the growth and development of the office.

The firm’s headquarters are located in Germantown, Md., near Washington D.C., and opened its Southeastern Division in Cary, N.C. earlier this month.

“Kara’s background combines a solid grounding in technology with experience in public relations, advertising and marketing,” said DPR Group Vice President, Bryan Wyatt. “She has a proven track record of success in managing all areas of public relations on behalf of clients within a wide array of industries including enterprise software, supply chain management, communications, RFID technologies and Internet marketing.”

Prior to joining DPR Group, Schiltz served for two years as an account executive at the New York City headquarters of technology public relations firm Articulate Communications, Inc.