North Bethesda, Md. — Laura Van Eperen, founder and CEO of Van Eperen, an award-winning integrated communications agency in North Bethesda, Md., has been named to the Board of Directors of the state of Maryland’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Marketing Corporation. In this role Van Eperen, who has more than 25 years of strategic communications experience, will provide PR, marketing and branding counsel to the State.
“This announcement is a huge honor to me as a resident and business owner in Maryland for nearly 15 years,” said Laura Van Eperen. “I feel passionate about the impact strong communications, branding and marketing can yield, and believe the Maryland Partnership will improve our state’s desirability among business owners and ultimately help grow our economy.”
The P3 Marketing Corporation is tasked with creating a branding strategy, marketing Maryland’s assets to out-of-state businesses, and recruiting out-of-state businesses to locate and grow in the State. The P3 Marketing Corporation has set out to leverage the participants’ resources to create a globally recognized campaign for Maryland and coordinate marketing efforts that lead to job growth and capital investment in the State.
The P3 Marketing Corporation was created by HB 9434 during the 2015 legislative session and is part of the Maryland Partnership cooperative venture between the Maryland Department of Commerce, private business and industry and other economic development partners.
Van Eperen was founded in Montgomery County, Md., in 2004 and has since grown into one of the leading integrated communications agencies in the Washington, D.C. metro area serving international, national and regional clients. It is a Woman-Owned Small Business and is a designated Minority Business Enterprise/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE).
For more information on the Maryland Partnership and the full list of Board members visit the Maryland Department of Commerce website.
About Van Eperen
Van Eperen is an award-winning integrated communications agency that serves regional, national and international clients in the public and private sectors. We blend PR, digital, social and creative strategies to drive meaningful results. Our clients hire us for our thoughtful approach; they stay with us because of our deep commitment to their business and our ability to consistently exceed expectations. For more information, please call 301-836-1516 or visit www.vaneperen.com.
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