Qorvis Announces Promotions At All Levels

Mar 29, 2011, 10:00 ET from Qorvis Communications

New Managing Directors Exemplify Agency Commitment to Integrated Communications

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, one of the fastest-growing integrated communications firms in the U.S., today announced 10 promotions – including those of Cara Lombardi and Joseph Chapman to managing director.

"Qorvis employees continue to work diligently to exceed our clients' expectations and grow as communications professionals, which is why we promote from within," said Managing Partner Michael Petruzzello. "I am thrilled to recognize our two new managing directors and integrate them into our leadership team, which includes four new partners who will help Qorvis grow in 2011 and beyond."

Cara Lombardi, who joined Qorvis in August 2005, is a strategic communications professional who has worked primarily in the technology industry for more than 12 years, helping organizations influence positive perceptions across key audiences and promoting actions that support strategic goals. Lombardi has extensive experience with strategic and tactical marketing plans designed to increase visibility and drive new business for organizations in the government arena. Her ability to establish and sustain business-to-government relationships has been critical to effective client marketing solutions and outreach programs. At Qorvis, Lombardi has managed and worked with some of our larger government IT clients including Cisco, Sun Microsystems, CSC, Adobe, Oceus, Finmeccanica and GCE.

Joseph Chapman, who joined Qorvis in July 2009, is a strategic communications professional with more than 12 years of experience driving successful direct and interactive marketing communications programs, database marketing solutions, and customer relationship management initiatives for large businesses and organizations. Chapman has extensive experience in achieving program objectives by providing effective team leadership, building strong relationships with internal and external clients, and establishing communications channels with all stakeholders involved in communication projects. At Qorvis, Chapman leads accounts that are responsible for social media marketing campaigns and the construction of new websites. His clients have included Mt. Vernon, WTOP, AAMCO, LGS Innovations and USIP.

In February 2011, Qorvis announced the addition of four new partners: government and corporate communications strategist Gregory Lagana; Republican communications specialist John Reid; former Washington Times Editor Sam Dealey; and Dr. Ron Faucheux, who is being elevated to partner while retaining his position as President of Clarus Research Group, a Qorvis Company.

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, social media strategies, 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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