PHILADELPHIA (October 13, 2016) – Brownstein Group today announced the hiring of senior marketing and communications executive Terry Dukes as the agency’s Director of Client Services. A master of building, sustaining and protecting client brands and corporate reputations, Dukes brings over 20 years of experience from agencies such as Havas Worldwide and Young & Rubicam. At BG, Dukes will be responsible for the strategic direction and supervision of all client services activities and relationships and will serve as a member of the agency’s leadership team.
Dukes has proven to be an expert in cultivating and applying strategic programs aimed at growing complex businesses with depth in financial services, corporate reputation, B2B and elite audiences.
“As part of our ongoing commitment to attract top talent to Brownstein Group, we’re thrilled to have someone with Terry’s pedigree and level of expertise joining our team,” said Brownstein Group CEO & President Marc Brownstein. “She brings a wealth of advertising experience and account management leadership gained from working with some of the top brands in the industry.”
Prior to Brownstein Group, Dukes spent eight years as the Global Brand Director at Havas Worldwide in New York City. She served as the key contact for client CCO’s and CMO’s and led cross discipline agency teams that helped clients such as ExxonMobil, Charles Schwab and New York Life move from traditional to more digital-centric communications. In addition to her day-to-day client responsibilities, Dukes also spearheaded “Sparks,” a woman-to-woman peer mentoring program.
“I left New York City to be closer to family and found a new family in Brownstein Group,” said Dukes. “I feel very fortunate to be in a position to share my experience—bumps and bruises included—with a team that is so eager to learn and grow. Marc [Brownstein] has positioned the agency to be a 21st century marketing partner. I look forward to bringing that positioning to new and existing clients.”
She also spent nearly 14 years as an executive vice president and client leader at Young & Rubicam where she led integrated communications teams for companies and government businesses such as The DuPont Company (global), The Vanguard Group, KFC, The United States Postal Service and The United States Department of Commerce, Census Bureau.
In addition to her extensive experience in the advertising industry, Dukes also served as publisher for the Observer Media Group in Sarasota, Fla. Under her leadership, the multimedia company, which includes nine newspapers, six websites and a quarterly arts and social magazine, broke sales records and increased profitability and circulation numbers.
About Brownstein Group
Brownstein Group is the longest-running independent brand communication agency in Philadelphia. Founded in 1964 as Brownstein Advertising, Brownstein Group has since evolved into a network of integrated communication specialties encompassing brand strategy, digital, advertising and design, public relations, and social media. A member of the 4A’s and the Public Relations Society of America, Brownstein Group provides services to local, national and international clients such as IKEA, United Healthcare, Comcast, Saint-Gobain North America, Ricoh America, Cozen O’Connor, Western Union, The Philadelphia Auto Show, Garces Group and La Colombe. For additional information, visit www.brownsteingroup.com.