LOS ANGELES, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawthorne, the leader in accountable and analytics-driven advertising, announced today its Owner/CEO Jessica Hawthorne-Castro is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Greater Los Angeles Region Award.
Under Hawthorne-Castro's guidance, the company has leveraged analytics and digital attribution techniques to offer clients transparent and measurable results. The company delivers work for a broad sector of clients, producing brand messaging campaigns for many Fortune 500 firms.
Now celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Hawthorne-Castro was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Finalists will be announced Monday, May 8, and winners will be announced at a black-tie awards gala on Thursday, June 15, with more than 700 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
"I'm thrilled to receive this nomination from EY, which reflects the dedication I've given to building a company that exceeds the needs of both clients and employees," said Hawthorne-Castro. "Hawthorne excels because we offer a range of services for our clients, and back up our efforts with detailed analytics. I'm very proud of the firm's longstanding history in Los Angeles and our ability to deliver creative and impactful campaigns to some of the biggest and most innovative brands."
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards gala is the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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Hawthorne, a creative, analytics and technology-driven advertising agency, specializes in strategic planning, creative development, production, media planning, buying and analytics, and campaign management for integrated marketing campaigns. With nearly 30 years of proven excellence, the agency combines persuasive brand messaging with best-in-class analytic systems to create accountable, high performance advertising campaigns. Hawthorne helps brands efficiently target their consumers, improve cost per acquisition, optimize the lifetime value of a brand's customers, and even drive consumer response to key retail outlets or corporate locations.
As a leading analytic and data driven, accountable brand advertising agency, Hawthorne specializes in integrated campaign solutions. The company offers a full suite of integrated solutions with creative, media, digital and mobile services. Hawthorne maintains brand integrity and metrics to efficiently and effectively optimize the results of its clients' integrated media budgets via leading edge and proven data analytics. Hawthorne has developed successful award-winning campaigns for countless Fortune 500 brands. Please visit www.hawthornedirect.com and http://www.linkedin.com/company/hawthorne-direct for more information.
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