Qorvis Welcomes Recognized Digital Innovator D. Archibald Smart as Partner

01 Aug, 2012, 10:01 ET from Qorvis Communications, LLC

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, LLC, one of the fastest-growing independent communications agencies in the United States, today announced the addition of D. Archibald Smart, accomplished digital strategist and interactive media authority, as partner. In this role Smart will lead Qorvis' award-winning digital and interactive services teams, bolstering Qorvis' ability to meet 21st century client communications challenges.

Smart brings 15+ years of experience at the frontier of digital communications to Qorvis. Most recently, Smart managed high-profile online and digital political strategies at Targeted Victory, including those of one of the current U.S. presidential campaigns. Prior to joining Targeted Victory, Smart worked at NJI Media and on Madison Avenue with Young & Rubicam where he spearheaded multiplatform digital initiatives for major international brands such as American Express, Diageo, Nautica, Elizabeth Arden, Giorgio Armani, Island Records, Universal Music Group, the United States Department of Indian Affairs, and the Guggenheim Museum, winning a Webby Award in 2009 for website creation.

"Qorvis has a strong reputation for excellence in integrated services," said Smart. "I am very pleased to have the opportunity to contribute to such a stellar team."

"Archie is the mastermind behind some of today's leading work in the interactive space," said Managing Partner Michael Petruzzello. "We are delighted to have a professional of his caliber and reputation to grow Qorvis' expanding digital and online offerings."

Smart joins Qorvis' digital expert team which has produced award-winning work, including the MexicoToday campaign, which won the Gold Sabre Award in the Search Engine Optimization category and a Gold DC ADDY® for Best Online Campaign earlier this year.

About Qorvis Communications, LLC
Qorvis Communications is one of the nation's largest independent, integrated communications firms. Formed in August 2000, Qorvis provides its clients with expertise in the areas of public and media relations, advertising, public affairs, investor relations and financial services communications, grassroots campaigns, Internet-based campaigns, digital media strategies, online reputation management, and research and opinion surveys. For more information, visit www.qorvis.com, contact info@qorvis.com or follow us on Twitter: @qorvis.

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