Seven at Jackson Spalding Join Not-for-profit Boards

ATLANTA (September 25, 2013) – As part of its commitment to “great work and good works” for clients and community, integrated marketing communications firm Jackson Spalding is celebrating the recent appointments of seven team members to the boards of civic and not-for-profit organizations.

  • Brian Brodrick joined the board of Eagle Ranch Children’s Home, a not-for-profit charitable organization focused on helping children and families in crisis in North Georgia and Metro Atlanta. Eagle Ranch relies on charitable donations and the guidance of its Board of Directors and Board of Advisors.
  • Patrick Hill, a resident of Roswell, Ga., joined the board of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, whose mission is to be a catalyst for economic development, business growth, and quality of life in North Fulton. The GNFCC promotes the interests of its members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay.
  • Glen Jackson joined the Georgia board of the United Services Organizations (USO) and is serving on its executive committee. The USO provides morale, welfare and recreation services to military personnel and their families. Glen is providing strategic marketing support for the USO brand in Georgia.  In addition, Glen was also named to the Board of Directors for Lenbrook, Atlanta’s first and only nationally accredited senior living community.
  • Colin Owens joined the board of the Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy, which provides free age-appropriate books and reading guidance to families to help prepare all Georgia preschool children for success throughout their educational experience. Colin, father of a four-year-old learning to read, will serve as marketing chairperson, helping to raise awareness about childhood literacy issues and the resources that the Ferst Foundation provides.
  • Brett Player joined the board of Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta. The Boys & Girls Club is a private, not-for-profit organization that strives to improve young lives as well as the communities that surround them. By providing a safe, positive, and engaging environment and programs, the Boys & Girls Club prepares and inspires young people to achieve great futures. He follows in the footsteps of Glen Jackson, whose board term recently expired. Brett is serving on the marketing committee, helping to build awareness for the organization. He is also supporting capital campaigns and fundraising efforts.
  • Tiffani Thomas volunteered for a three-year term on the board of Odyssey, an educational not-for-profit partnering with Atlanta Public Schools to serve students from economically disadvantaged communities. Odyssey’s academic enrichment program focuses on students with unmet potential, preparing them for high school graduation and supporting them on their path to college. Tiffani serves as the chair of the marketing/public relations committee.
  • Rachel Tobin joined the boards of Central Atlanta Progress and the Rialto Center for the Arts. Central Atlanta Progress, Inc. is a private not-for-profit community development organization providing leadership, programs and services to preserve and strengthen the economic vitality of Downtown Atlanta. Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts is a performing arts venue in downtown Atlanta’s Fairlie-Poplar district. The Rialto presents the best in domestic and international jazz, world music, and dance. Rachel is serving on the marketing/public relations committees for both organizations.

“An important part of our mission is to advance our communities,” said Jackson Spalding Principal and Co-founder Bo Spalding.  “We’re happy to share skills and expertise with organizations that do so much good to that end.”

About Jackson Spalding

Jackson Spalding is one of the largest independent integrated marketing communications firms in the Southeast. The company has three offices (Athens, Atlanta and Dallas), more than 95 team members and numerous clients, including Orkin, Toyota, Delta Air Lines, SCANA Energy, Chick-fil-A, Publix Super Markets, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Klyde Warren Park and Primrose Schools.  The firm was named “Best Small Agency to Work For in the U.S.” by The Holmes Report in 2011 and “Best Legal PR Firm” in Atlanta by the Daily Report in 2012 and 2013. More information is available at www.jacksonspalding.com.

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