Leadership team

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March is stocked with a world-class team of PR and communications leaders spanning multiple industries and disciplines. At the core of their shared vision is the drive to partner with disruptive, innovative brands with lofty goals and the intestinal fortitude to achieve them.

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Martin Jones CEO

Martin is the co-founder of March and has been executing communications campaigns for European and U.S. companies for over 20 years. He brings his experience to bear through influencer programs that help technology companies stand out through a mix of PR, research, content, video and social.

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Cheryl Gale President

Cheryl is a co-founder of March and has over 20 years’ experience helping technology and innovation brands of all sizes move the needle with campaigns that drive brand awareness and sales, all while creating a collaborative, innovative and inspirational environment at March.

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Jodi Petrie Executive Vice President

Jodi leads our Consumer Innovation Group.  Her expertise centers on a consumer-centric approach which leverages insights to inform integrated strategies that influence and encourage consumers to take action.  Her portfolio of consumer clients include New Balance, Sony, eHarmony, eInk, Catalina, Nielsen and others.

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Juliana Allen Senior Vice President

Juliana has been successfully leading campaigns for technology brands for close to 15 years. Through her vast industry experience, ability to understand client needs, and commitment to delivering stellar results, she has helped numerous brands advance their industry and competitive positions to work toward achieving their larger business objectives.

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Kelby Troutman Vice President

For more than 15 years, Kelby has led communications programs for innovative technology companies of all sizes. With agency and in-house experience, he provides strategic council that enables organizations to develop and execute PR initiatives that align with business goals to drive meaningful results.

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Liz S. Hosman Vice President, Finance

Liz has been with March for 15 years. As the agency’s first hire and third-ever employee, Liz has helped usher the agency’s growth in several roles, including human resources, operations and administration. As VP of Finance, she is responsible for the agency’s financial management and utilization. Liz has also led March’s efforts within the Boston PR community, including a two-year run as VP of Programs for the PR Club of New England.

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James Gerber Account Director

James has helped technology companies spread their stories to grow brand awareness for over a decade. Data-driven and creative, he connects content to PR to produce valuable business outcomes.

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Manny Veiga Content Strategist

Manny leads March’s content team. With nine years’ experience in content marketing, he oversees the development and execution of client content strategies, building the structure, processes and themes clients need to tell their stories through content. He also hosts Hacks and Flacks, our two-time award-winning podcast, covering marketing, PR, communications and media.

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Kelly O’Brien Vice President

Kelly’s energy and creativity are contagious, and she brings those qualities to everything she does as an Account Director in March’s Consumer Innovation Group and as ZOOM practice lead. Having led the PR agency teams for brands like GE Appliances and Crock-Pot, Kelly is well-versed in elevating communications for today’s consumers, especially when it comes to disruptive, unexpected innovations.

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Amanda Fountain Director of Social Strategy

Amanda leads our social media team. With nearly a decade of experience in social media, she knows how to build social strategies that align with clients’ business objectives and show results. She’s worked across tech, healthcare and consumer audiences and knows how to reach and activate audiences on social for her clients.