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Virgie Townsend, JD

Vice President Client Strategy and Business Development

Virgie leads the Strategic Communications team in creating ambitious, tailored strategies and materials for our clients’ organizations and thought leaders. She provides direct client support, as well as direction and oversight to other members of the Strategic Communications team. All of our clients benefit from Virgie’s 15+ years of experience helping companies, nonprofits, and individuals bring their insights to new audiences.

Additionally, Virgie represents Strategic Communications within the local business community and leads new client opportunities and initiatives.

As a journalist, essayist, and award-winning writer, Virgie’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Harper’s Bazaar, VICE, and other publications. Virgie received her bachelor’s degree in newspaper journalism, magna cum laude, from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and her J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law. She is a bar-admitted attorney in Colorado. In 2021, the Central New York Business Journal recognized Virgie as one of its 40 Under Forty Awards honorees.