NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sept. 23, 2015 – Deane | Smith – a leading public relations, marketing, advertising and branding agency based in Nashville, Tenn. – has named Walton Fenelon as its fall intern as the firm continues to grow nationwide.
“We are excited about having Walton join our team to support our account executive staff as we continue to grow our firm,” said Todd Smith, co-founder, president and chief communications officer. “Walton’s organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively on behalf of our clients is very valuable in the PR, marketing and advertising world.”
Prior to joining Deane | Smith, Fenelon worked as a marketing associate for the City Grocery Restaurant Group, in Oxford, Miss. A Jackson, Miss. native, Fenelon graduated from The University of Mississippi, Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College in 2014, earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
“As we position our agency for a rapidly evolving, digital world, we are eager to enhance our team with the unique skills that Walton brings to the agency,” Smith said. “As a Jackson, Miss. native, Walton will act as a great liaison for our Jackson clients and office.”
In her new role at the agency, Fenelon’s responsibilities include supporting account executive staff with media relations, marketing, branding initiatives, event planning and social media.
Deane | Smith – which creates strategic branding campaigns for numerous clients – was founded in 1999 by Washington, D.C. political and media veterans, Silas Deane and Todd Smith. Major clients include the Butler Snow law firm, ForceX, Waggoner Engineering, Kinder Morgan, C Spire, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, Magnolia Health, GetRx and The Buffkin Group.
Deane | Smith has established itself on the leading edge of the industry through a multi?faceted branding strategy that aligns company vision, defines goals and delivers results. The company is consistently ranked among the Top 5 PR firms and Top 10 advertising agencies in the Nashville market – and was recently ranked No. 4 in the annual Nashville Business Journal rankings.