RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2016) – French/West/Vaughan, the Holmes Report’s 2016 North American Consumer Agency of the Year and a finalist for the 2016 SABRE Awards Global Consumer Agency of the Year, today announced five new hires and four staff promotions in its Raleigh headquarters office.
Dean Logan, a 25-year agency veteran and alumnus of the Ringling School of Art & Design, joins FWV as Creative Director. He previously founded the technology marketing consultancy Foundation, serving as CEO. Over his career, Logan has held Creative Director positions at ALPHA Marketing, Mottis, MicroMass Communications, Rockett, Burkhead & Winslow and SmartDM/Acxiom. His portfolio includes national work for Lenovo, IBM, Visa, AT&T, Wells Fargo, PPD, Quintiles, Merck, Novartis, Lucent Technologies, EATON, Bandwidth and others. A graduate of Transylvania University, Logan is a past member of the North Carolina Technology Association Board of Advisors and served as programs chairman of Triangle AdFed.
Brandee Davis has been named Associate Creative Director. Davis was most recently Creative Department Lead at Citrix and Creative Director at Mottis, where clients included Lennar Homes, Epic Games, PPD and First Bank. She previously held senior Art Director positions at Jennings, Craig Jackson & Partners and Rockett, Burkhead & Winslow. Davis holds a Graphic Design degree from University of California – Riverside and a Web Masters Certificate from NC State.
Jeffrey Williamson has joined FWV as Multimedia Production Manager. A native of Reidsville, N.C., Williamson is a 2013 graduate of Elon University where he earned his Master’s Degree in Interactive Media. He recently served as Digital Media Manger for the North Carolina Museum of Art.
Hannah Bargebuhr joins as Social Media Community Manager, having previously worked in a similar role for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Bargebuhr is a graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Colleen Ridder has been hired as an Account Coordinator. Ridder is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations.
FWV also announces four recent staff promotions: Rich Griffis (Senior Art Director), Shina Jackson (Senior Account Executive), Rachel Hollar (Senior Account Executive) and Jennie Klahre (Account Supervisor).