Social Driver received People To People International’s Chairman’s Award for its charitable work through The Driver Foundation. Chairwoman of the Board of Directors for People To People International Teresa Loar said that “Social Driver is one of the most outstanding young companies. It has such a philanthropic heart to it, giving to young people all around the world, which is the mission of People To People International”. Social Driver CEO and Co-Founder Thomas Sanchez and Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder Anthony Shop accepted the award.
Selina McPherson, former VP of marketing at Hatch Apps, joined The Brand Guild team as a marketing director. She told Technical.ly she chose to transition jobs because she “love[s] the pace of agency life.” According to Technical.ly, The Brand Guild was founded in 2010 by Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman as a branding agency that specializes in PR, marketing, events and creative. McPherson brings her marketing and brand strategy expertise to The Brand Guild after working for a little more than two years with Hatch Apps. With her background in brand strategy, McPherson helped lead Hatch Apps through a rebrand last October, which came with a new logo and website.
The Glen Echo Group added Connor Farry as an Associate and Jada Harkins Andrews as a Communications Coordinator. Farry is a recent graduate of George Washington University, and Andrews is earning her Master of Arts at The George Washington University Columbian College of Arts & Sciences.