Vignette Joins Forbes Agency Council

September 7, 2016by Shona LepisInside Vignette

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Portland, Oregon (September 7, 2016) – Vignette is excited to announce that our Managing Director, Gregg Apirian and Creative Director and Co-Founder, Mike Lepis, have been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council. Forbes Agency Council is an invitation-only organization for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies. Both Gregg and Mike will be contributing content to Forbes.com. We’re honored to be part of Forbes, one of the most iconic media companies in the world. As members, we’ll share business insights, thought leadership and advice articles with Forbes.com’s nearly 38 million monthly readers.

Gregg Apirian, Managing Director at Vignette Gregg is responsible for agency-wide vision and strategy, operations and finance, business development and engagement management. He leads our agency  and enables our clients, HR and Internal Communication professionals with creative strategies that help them better understand their employee audiences, engage or activate their audiences, and align their employees to the company’s core purpose, values, and business objectives.

Mike Lepis, Creative Director and Co-Founder at Vignette Mike leads Vignette’s creative team with a modern approach to crafting experiences for employees. Through Mike’s leadership, Vignettes uses our data-driven approach to produce strategic insights. These insights are translated into creative solutions that drive employee engagement and evolve corporate cultures.

Vignette, a full-service employee experience agency

Specializing in employer branding, culture design, and transformation, internal communications, employee engagement, learning experiences, and recruitment marketing.

Over the past several years businesses and brands of all sizes have begun to take the employee experience more seriously. Vignette has seized the opportunity to become thought leaders by providing insights and advice to a growing community of HR and Communication professionals through Vignette’s Blog, marketing channels and now Forbes.

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Shona Lepis

Shona is responsible for Vignette’s marketing practice, covering everything from agency brand aesthetics to positioning, managing the agency’s web and social presence, content marketing/blog, and supports business development’s needs. Shona began her career as a designer, managing a boutique design studio that specialized in hand-crafted brand identities for clients in both the US and Europe. She worked with clients to transform their vision into reality with creative solutions from brand identity to custom website design, digital marketing, and print collateral. Shona’s experiences as a creative influences her approach to marketing, using data-driven methodologies to deliver authentic brand experiences. Shona is an active member of the Portland design community and has served on the board as Communications Director of the Portland chapter of AIGA and a founding member of Branding Salon, a consortium of brand, design, development and marketing professionals.