Bill Nowling Joins Duffey Petrosky Team

Former Rick Snyder for Michigan Communications Director Named Agency's Director of Public Affairs and Issue Management

Dec 01, 2010, 15:04 ET from Duffey Petrosky

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Nowling today was named Director of Public Affairs and Issue Management at Farmington Hills-based integrated marketing agency Duffey Petrosky.

Nowling was most recently Communications Director and spokesman for Governor-elect Rick Snyder's successful gubernatorial campaign and transition team.

"Bill's extensive public affairs background and success in issue management communications will be a fantastic asset to our already highly successful public relations department," said Jo Bourjaily, Management Supervisor and Director of Integrated Communications, Duffey Petrosky.

Prior to joining the Rick Snyder for Michigan campaign, Nowling worked as the Republican Communication Director for the Michigan House of Representatives and was the Communication Director for the Michigan Republican Party. Nowling served as spokesman for state Senate Majority Leader Ken Sikkema and was a speechwriter for former Governor John Engler. Additionally, Nowling has extensive experience in the private sector having held positions at both The Sterling Corporation and The Rossman Group.

In his new role, Nowling will focus on strategic communications management as well as direction and implementation of new media strategies for the agency and its clients.  

"Bill's knowledge of the public affairs arena both in-state and nationally gives us real bench strength for aiding clients facing issue management challenges in the marketplace today," said Mark Petrosky, CEO, Duffey Petrosky.

About Duffey Petrosky

Duffey Petrosky is an award-winning, Michigan-based, full-service marketing communications agency where the definition of success is finding and implementing the right answer for clients. For the past 14 years, Duffey Petrosky has grown by attracting top-tier talent in every discipline (achieving an astonishing 20% overall growth in 2009 alone).  The agency has been listed on Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 for 2009 and 2010 and was recently named one of the best places to work by both Ad Age and The Detroit Free Press. For more information visit

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