Cully Named New Director of Marketing at The Clare Morris Agency

November 5, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – November 5, 2008 – The Clare Morris Agency has named Meredith Cully as its new Director of Marketing. Cully will be the go-to person for all aspects of marketing and will also handle account management duties for the Columbia-based marketing and communications firm.

“Meredith brings a wealth of marketing knowledge to our talented team,” said Clare Morris, president of the agency. “She is well-respected throughout the state for her can-do attitude and professionalism, and we can’t wait for this new chapter with Meredith as we grow our little business.”

“We are thrilled to have Meredith back on our team!” said Jessica Daly, vice president for creative strategies and chief financial officer. “CMA will thrive with the addition of her experience and skill set. Meredith knows how to get things done with her excellent work ethic and decision-making skills.”

Cully most recently served as a marketing and communications manager for the South Carolina Department of Commerce. While at Commerce, she was responsible for the agency’s integrated marketing plan and budget. In addition, she managed marketing for DOC’s international offices in Munich, Shanghai, Tokyo and Toronto.

When we were ready to add another CMA team member to better serve our clients, we all agreed that Meredith was the perfect fit,” said Trisha Ostrowski, vice president for public relations. “She has a tremendous attention to detail and excels in project management. We know that our clients will enjoy working with her as much as we have.

A graduate of Clemson University (B.S. in marketing) and Winthrop University (MBA), she also completed the South Carolina Executive Institute for Leadership Development Program and attended the SC Economic Development School.

“I’m really happy to be working with Meredith again,” said Amy Murray, vice president for corporate communications. “We already know she makes a great colleague – talented, hard-working, and a real problem-solver. Our clients will especially appreciate how efficient and responsive she is.”

The Clare Morris Agency is a full-service integrated marketing, communications and public relations firm that helps organizations enhance their competitive edge. With a fresh approach and a can-do attitude, CMA takes the time to fully understand our clients to enhance their global positions.

CMA was proud to receive an Award of Excellence from the South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. CMA was recognized for its 2007 legislative outreach campaign on behalf of the SC Centers of Economic Excellence (CoEE).

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