Laura Van Eperen, founder and CEO of Van Eperen (now FOVNDRY), an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing, social media, creative digital strategy, has been chosen to serve as vice chair of the Maryland Marketing Partnership, after serving on the MMP Board of Directors for two years.
Van Eperen will continue her service as a member of the executive committee alongside fellow Board members who represent various state regions – from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore – in the areas of business, economic development, labor, non-profit organizations, marketing and advertising, and public relations and communications.
“I look forward to continuing to contribute to Maryland’s success through the Maryland Marketing Partnership,” commented Laura Van Eperen. “Our dynamic leadership team all have a vested and shared interest in growing the Maryland brand globally as a business-friendly state.”
The Maryland Marketing Partnership, founded in statute as the Maryland Public-Private Partnership Marketing Corporation, was created to develop a branding strategy for the state, market the state’s assets, and encourage the location and growth of new businesses in Maryland.more insights
FOVNDRY (formerly Van Eperen) 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. We craft custom solutions for multiple industries, including: Health & Science, Transportation, Real Estate, Education, Consumer Packaged Goods, and more. With offices in Rockville and Baltimore, our Maryland-based PR and marketing firm also fulfills the creative and branding needs of businesses and organizations in the DMV and beyond.
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