Odell, Simms & Associates, Inc. Changing Corporate Name

Jun 07, 2010, 12:17 ET from Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Odell, Simms & Associates, Inc. (OSA) is pleased to announce the company's new name, Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc. The name change reflects the important role of Tony Lynch, Senior Vice President, in the success of the agency today.

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In his announcement, John Simms, President and CEO, said, "The company's new name is an acknowledgement of Tony Lynch's 20+ year tenure at OSA, his ownership share, and the very important role he plays every day with so many of the company's clients.  I sincerely congratulate him on his accomplishments and look forward to working together with him for years to come."

Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc. (OSL) is a nationally recognized marketing agency with three business lines: Fundraising & Sponsorship, Direct Marketing & Online Fundraising, and Economic Development.  The company's clients include many well-known national and international public/private partnerships and non-profit institutions including the Smithsonian Institution, the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation, the World War II Museum Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, the Army Historical Foundation, ThinkLondon, British Council, and the Civil War Preservation Trust, among others.

OSL was founded over 35 years ago by Robert P. Odell, Jr., a pioneer in direct mail fundraising.  The company is led, today, by John Simms, President and CEO.  Mr. Lynch, who joined the firm in 1983, plays an integral role in business development and client services.  

As Senior Vice President, Mr. Lynch spearheads the OSL's Fundraising & Sponsorship division by maintaining relationships with corporate decision makers, government officials, philanthropists, and foundation leaders.  He also supports OSL's internationally recognized Economic Development business which has grown to provide a wide range of market intelligence and business expansion advisory services.

Since 1974, Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc. has worked directly with clients to develop and execute long-term, customized marketing and communications programs that produce measurable results. Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc. helps clients achieve their goals by securing major gifts and sponsorships, building broad-based marketing campaigns, and generating and retaining foreign investment.

CONTACT:  Katie McKinney of Odell, Simms & Lynch, Inc., +1-703-770-8062, kmckinney@odellsimms.com

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