BALTIMORE (November 15, 2017)Van Eperen, an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing, social media, and digital strategy and advertising, announced the addition of Claire Howachyn as account executive/communications specialist II.

With a background in market research and strategic communications working at a regional market research firm, Howachyn brings expertise in both analytical and creative writing for health care, consumer, and government industries.  At Van Eperen’s Baltimore office, Howachyn will contribute to the creation and execution of integrated marketing communications campaigns for a range of clients, developing traditional and social media content, working on branding and advertising content and campaigns, and assisting with day-to-day account activities.

Headquartered in North Bethesda, Md., Van Eperen opened its Baltimore office in early 2017.  The Inner Harbor location places the firm in the heart of the thriving city and is headed by Managing Partner Jeffrey A. Davis, APR.

“Claire’s background in research and her analytics experience, along with her creative writing, brings a critical skillset to our integrated agency,” said Davis.  As Van Eperen continues to grow, we remain committed to the belief that smart decisions start with analytics, and Claire will help ensure we deliver a research-based approach to our clients.”

A resident of Baltimore, Howachyn earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication from the University of Maryland, College Park with a focus on strategic message design aimed at target audiences.

About Van Eperen
Van Eperen is an award-winning integrated communications agency serving regional, national and international clients in the public and private sectors and membership associations in higher education, economic development/real estate, and health/science, and transportation sectors. Founded in 2004, the Maryland PR firm is a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) / disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). Led and staffed by former journalists, the agency blends PR, digital, social and creative strategies to drive meaningful results. For more information follow @VanEperenAgency on Twitter and visit www.vaneperen.com.

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