News  /  10.17.2023

FOVNDRY Recruits PR Team Lead for Maryland Offices

Rockville, Md. (October 17, 2023) – FOVNDRY, an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing and creative services, has added Jon Hukill to lead the Maryland agency’s public relations team.

Hukill is a seasoned communications leader with 15 years of experience in communications, public affairs, and marketing. As FOVNDRY’s PR Director, Hukill leads the firm’s public relations team and leverages the agency’s resources, expertise, and know-how to deliver integrated communication strategies and solutions for its clients. He will also contribute to the firm’s business development efforts and other agency operations.

Prior to joining FOVNDRY, Hukill spent six years at kglobal, a D.C.-based communications firm, where he managed the agency’s public relations team and specialized in public affairs campaigns for private industry, trade associations, and nonprofit organizations. Previously, he was the top editor for a state politics digital media company, and also served as campaign manager and spokesperson on several state political campaigns.

“Jon is an experienced PR professional who will help take our growing public relations practice area to the next level, “ said Laura Van Eperen, founder and CEO of FOVNDRY. “His unique experiences working at agencies, in-house, and in the media and politics will allow him to provide sound counsel and strategic guidance to our clients in both the public and private sectors.”

Hukill earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Penn State and is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America’s National Capital Chapter. He lives with his wife Megan, a nonprofit development officer, and their three cats in Baltimore, MD.

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FOVNDRY is an award-winning, fully integrated communications agency that has made its mark in the public and private sectors, plus a variety of membership-based associations since 2004. The firm crafts custom solutions for multiple industries, including: Health & Science, Transportation, Real Estate, Professional Services, Manufacturing and more. With offices in Rockville and Baltimore, the Maryland-based PR and Marketing firm also fulfills the Creative and Branding needs of businesses and organizations in the DMV and beyond. FOVNDRY is an SBA-certified woman-owned small business (WOSB), as well as a minority business enterprise (MBE)/disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Get to know FOVNDRY better at 301-836-1516 or, and connect daily via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.