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FRENCH / WEST / VAUGHAN Recognizes Eleven Associates With Promotions Across Agency Network


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From left to right: Jenny Pilewski, John Moore, Brooke Goodwin-Fullerton

RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2022) — French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV), the nation’s 15th largest independently held public relations and integrated marketing agency, today announced multiple promotions across all departments of the agency. The news comes on the heels of a robust 2021 in which FWV enjoyed large double digit revenue growth, and as the agency prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in April. 

Jenny Pilewski has been promoted to Executive Vice President, leading integrated marketing strategies across the agency for a variety of clients in the apparel, footwear and retail sectors, as well as overseeing campaigns for municipalities and governments, real estate developers, non-profits, and B2B and technology clients. She is currently a member of the board of directors for the Alice Aycock Poe Center of Health Education, a member of the event leadership team for American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a member of the IPREX Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and co-chair of FWV’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Pilewski earned her degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Media. She initially joined the agency in 2004.

FWV has promoted John Moore to Executive Creative Director, responsible for providing forward-thinking creative leadership to a talented team of art directors, copywriters, photographers, videographers, illustrators and animators. Since joining the agency in 2018, Moore has overseen award-winning, creative efforts for a diverse range of clients including Wrangler, Pendleton Whisky, LS Tractors, SkyTrak Golf, TreeTop, NCDOT and the V Foundation. He currently serves on the board of directors for the American Advertising Federation of the Triangle. Moore graduated from NC State University with a degree in verbal & visual communications.

CGPR – FWV’s Greater Boston office – has named Brooke Goodwin-Fullerton Senior Vice President, overseeing all CGPR accounts across varying categories. In this role, she develops and executes strategic integrated marketing communications plans that include thought leadership, crisis management, ESG initiatives, influencer partnerships, corporate communications, paid media programs, press trips, cross promotional marketing opportunities and compelling storytelling campaigns. Goodwin-Fullerton earned her degree from the University of Richmond.

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From left to right (Top Row): Kelly Blake, Peyton Burgess, Megan French, Richard Gates
From left to right (Bottom Row): Erin McGuire, Alaina Ruggery, Lauren French, Julia Wholey

Additional promotions include:

  • Kelly Blake, Vice President, CGPR (San Francisco)
  • Peyton Burgess, Group Account Director
  • Megan French, Influencer & Experiential Marketing Director
  • Richard Gates, Senior Art Director
  • Erin McGuire, Creative Project Management Director
  • Alaina Ruggery, Social Media Director
  • Lauren French, Account Executive
  • Julia Wholey, Account Executive, CGPR

We were blessed to enjoy a tremendous 2021 and are well-positioned to continue this momentum into 2022. None of this success would be possible without our hardworking, talented associates and the clients that allow us to do breakthrough work for them every day,” said FWV Chairman & CEO Rick French. We are extremely pleased to be able to recognize the hard work and dedication of this group of associates with well-deserved promotions, and we are excited for everything this year has in store for the agency.”

FWV employs more than 130 public relations, public affairs, social media, advertising and digital marketing experts among its Raleigh, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and Tampa offices. To find information on careers at FWV, visit fwv​-us​.com/​C​a​reers.

Media Contact:
Peyton Burgess
919 – 277-1168

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