MCCI (Mort Crim Communications, Inc.) Continues Growth, Names Rich Donley SVP, PR/Marcom

MCCI Names Seasoned Public Relations Executive Rich Donley as SVP, PR/Marketing Communications

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 6, 2013 — As part of its continued growth, integrated marketing agency MCCI has named Rich Donley, APR, as senior vice president, PR/marketing communications. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for managing the company’s public relations, marketing communications and social media portfolio, as well as developing new business. Donley will report to MCCI President and CEO Terrence Oprea.

“I have known Rich for 25 years, initially as an intern at WDIV-TV in Detroit, and I am delighted to be working with him again as part of our talented and expanding MCCI team,” Oprea said. “Rich has an outstanding work ethic and solid expertise in public relations, marketing communications and executive training gained from decades of experience assisting companies to boost their business, improve their messaging and enhance their communications skills.”

Most recently, Donley was a vice president at Airfoil, where he managed a diversified, profitable account portfolio of key clients, including Faurecia, NVIDIA, Delphi and FordDirect. He had responsibility for strategy, execution, budgeting, metrics, growth and client satisfaction. Prior to this, he was vice president and partner at Bianchi Public Relations where, for 12 years, he oversaw several of the agency’s accounts and was responsible for new business initiatives. Donley is a former journalist who served as a news editor for Monday Morning Newspapers (Tech Center News and Detroit Auto Scene).

Accredited in public relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of America, Donley was the 2010 PRSA Detroit Chapter president. He is a founding member of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s PR/Marketing Advisory Council, a member of the OESA Automotive Public Relations Council and is active in school/church functions, including serving as committee chair of major fundraisers.

Donley graduated cum laude from Wayne State University in Detroit with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in both journalism and radio/TV. He is a native Detroiter and currently resides in Royal Oak, Mich.

About MCCI
Founded in 1993 as Mort Crim Communications, Inc., MCCI is an award-winning integrated marketing agency that specializes in PR/media relations, video, web/digital, social media and marketing/advertising. MCCI’s clients represent various industries, including automotive, education, energy, government, health care, nonprofit, supply chain and technology. The firm has offices in Detroit; Southfield, Mich.; and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.MCCICorp.com, https://www.facebook.com/MCCICorp or https://twitter.com/MCCICreates.

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The Quell Group Promotes Peterhans to Art Director

TROY, Mich., Feb. 27, 2013 — The Quell Group promoted Grace Peterhans to the position of art director, according to Mike Niederquell, president and CEO.

“In this new role, Grace will lead design concepts and manage the artistic style of each creative product,” said Niederquell. “Her keen design skills will help to determine how products communicate visually as we develop cutting-edge branding, marketing and advertising solutions for our clients.”

Before joining Quell, Peterhans served as senior graphic designer at a local marketing firm, where she developed website designs, print and e-marketing collateral, advertising campaigns and corporate identities. She also worked as a senior designer serving clients in a variety of industries, including law and health care, and as junior art director at Pulte Homes, where she supported the company’s 57 national sales offices through the design of brochures, web banners, advertisements, and newsletter and direct mail templates.

Peterhans holds a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the University of Michigan and resides in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

As Michigan’s leading integrated brand communications firm, The Quell Group integrates strategic branding and positioning counsel with marketing and public relations services. Founded in 1994, the firm provides proprietary diagnostic tools to help companies unknot, align and market® their value proposition. Quell also provides its clients with interactive web and online services. Visit quell.com for more information.

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