Toll Brothers Apartment Living’s all-inclusive luxury apartment complex in Frisco’s master-planned mixed-use development reaches construction milestone February 12, 2020 — KWA Construction, a leading general contractor specializing in multifamily developments, has topped out on Kilby, a 279,288-square foot residential community in the $600 million Frisco Square, one of the most visible mixed-use developments in Frisco, Texas. Developed by Toll Brothers […]
WHAT WE DO
Cooper Smith Agency’s primary focus is securing positive media coverage for our clients, their products, services and projects, particularly in a business-to-business environment.
Talking directly to your core audiences is oftentimes more effective than going through traditional media. We help our clients showcase their expertise, highlight their products' best uses and feature their latest news throughout their social media channels.
Our building products and home decor clients have “starred” in hundreds of TV shows, high-profile showhouses, celebrity homes and magazine spreads as direct result of our hard work and aggressive, proactive efforts.
There's no one to better tell your brand's stories than, well, your brand. We take charge of storytelling for our clients to create stories that inspire, entertain and inform.
WHO WE ARE
Cooper Smith Koch is the principal of Cooper Smith Agency, the successful Dallas public relations firm he founded in 2002. Through his work at Cooper Smith Agency and in the years prior to his PR agency’s start, Cooper has provided media and community relations services to a number of high-profile companies and organizations.
Cooper has been recognized numerous times as a leader within Dallas-Fort Worth's business community, including D CEO's "Dallas 500" list of the most influential people in Dallas and Dallas Business Journal’s "Top 40 Under Forty."
Cooper is a proud alumnus of Southern Methodist University, where he earned an undergraduate degree in public relations and corporate communications. His unquenchable curiosity about the world around him led Cooper to also study German, Spanish and anthropology while at SMU.
An active member in the community, Cooper supports a number of non-profit organizations, including AIDS Arms, Human Rights Campaign and the SMU Alumni Association.
Cooper is also an ardent fan and supporter of the visual and performing arts, oftentimes offering his PR agency’s resources in support of local artists and performance groups.
Born and bred an East-coaster, Arden left the Big Apple for Dallas to be closer to her family, as well as football games at her alma mater Texas Christian University. Arden joined Cooper Smith Agency after working at Hundred Stories PR, a boutique public relations agency in New York City that specializes in real estate. At Hundred Stories PR, her clients included top developers, brokerage firms and fully integrated companies that own, operate and develop premier residential and commercial real estate. Specifically, Arden worked with Elad Group, the developer of The Plaza Hotel, Taconic Investment Partners, Stonehenge Partners and Houlihan Lawrence, to name a few.
Prior to joining HSPR, Arden worked in one of New York’s most prestigious financial and corporate communications firms, Joele Frank. During her time at Joele Frank, Arden assisted numerous fortune 500 companies with internal and external communications for crisis and special situations, including bankruptcy, proxy fights and mergers and acquisitions. Arden’s clients included Yahoo!, OfficeMax, Motorola Solutions, Barneys New York, Ralcorp, Martin Marietta, BMC Software and The Jones Group.
Arden graduated from TCU with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Business.
CHARACTERISTICS OF EXCELLENCE
Each member of our team is expected to...
Seek out the “why” for everything we do and produce.
Elevate everything. Always seek to make something more significant than it initially appears.
Avidly pursue storytelling.
Be a detail-oriented, engaged self-starter and problem-solver who begins with the end in mind.
Anticipate what people want next.
Always be learning — “sharpening their saws.”
Always ask “now what” — is there something else we can do with this?
What We Believe
Our Approach To Our Work
While there’s no specific formula for what makes one PR person or firm more successful than another, Cooper Smith Agency believes these core values make us great.
The Latest From Our Clients
Recessed Panel and Desert Tan, Terra Bronze, Gray and Black premium colors are now available February 17, 2020 – Overhead Door™ Brand, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial door solutions, has expanded its product offerings with the Model 5800 Impression Steel Collection® garage doors. Combining high-end aesthetics and durable construction, Model 5800 features tall section heights, large windows and […]
The 2020 Cost vs. Value Report reports up to a 94.5 percent average return on investment for garage door replacements February 13, 2020 – Garage door replacements claimed the #2 spot for the highest return on investment (ROI) according to the 2020 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling magazine and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Since the first time […]
IN THE NEWS
Our Clients In The News
KWA Construction recently topped out Kilby, a 258-unit apartment community within the luxury Frisco Square. Read more here.
Brian Webster, president of KWA Construction, discusses the importance of the relationships between builders and subcontractors. Read the full interview here.
In October, Wayne Dalton doors were featured on HGTV’s new show, “Rock the Block.” The show follows four female network hosts competing for the best makeover with a budget of $175,000 and four weeks to complete their projects. The competition is judged by Drew Scott of the network’s “Property Brothers.” Read more at Door + Access Systems.
Nice Things People Have Said About Us
Lou IannocoMagazine Editor
Wish there were more in the industry like you. There are those who actually do seem to have a problem making time for publicity, usually free, for their companies/clients. You truly seem to ‘get it.’
Cooper is one of those rare PR professionals who always has his clients’ best interest at heart and maintains complete integrity with the media. I have really enjoyed working with Cooper. You can tell he really loves what he does.
Aletha MarshallTV Design Producer
On behalf of the entire Property Brothers team we want to thank you. Product sponsorships are so important to the end result of each and every episode. We truly couldn’t have done it without you.
Let us know how we can help your brand
If you’re looking for a results-oriented firm to help you in getting your name in front of your clients & customers to increase the profile of your brand, please consider Cooper Smith Agency. We welcome the opportunity to discuss the scope of your project and become your strategic partner in reaching your goals.
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