LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hershey Cause Communications today announced that Marie Condron has joined the firm as Vice President.
Condron will lead communication and marketing strategy development and client relationship management, and support the agency president with general management.
"Marie has a stellar reputation in California and nationally as a visionary communication leader," said Hershey Cause Communications President and Founder R. Christine Hershey. "She has an impressive track record of creative work that inspires action and demonstrates a commitment to doing good."
Condron brings 15 years of experience as a communication leader in cause advocacy, government, educational institutions and consumer services. She most recently was a communication executive at Bank of America, where she launched and managed the company's first internal social media platform for consumer banking employees and helped increase employee awareness and participation in the company's volunteer and philanthropy activities.
Prior to that, Condron led marketing and communications for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, including rebranding the organization and growing its visibility in California and Washington, D.C. She served in the Office of L.A. Mayor Jim Hahn, where she helped launch the Cash for College project, an award-winning public education campaign that helped expand access to higher education for L.A. families, now a statewide program in its tenth year.
Condron was a community organizer in downtown L.A. and helped establish its neighborhood council, and she serves on the board of UNITE-LA, an influential voice in improving public education and creating pathways to college and careers for L.A. youth. A West Virginia native, she has a B.A. in International Communication from The George Washington University.
Now celebrating our 35th year, Hershey Cause Communications is a communications and marketing firm dedicated to building brands and campaigns that have a positive social impact. Based in Los Angeles, we connect philanthropy, business, government and non-profits to work collaboratively for the greater good. We provide communication tools, training and capacity-building to over 20,000 non-profit organizations in 26 countries. For more information, visit http://www.hersheycause.com.
R. Christine Hershey
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