Vignette Joins Forbes Agency Council

September 7, 2016by Shona LepisInside Vignette


Portland, Oregon (September 7, 2016) – Vignette is excited to announce that our Managing Director, Gregg Apirian and Creative Director andCo-Founder, Mike Lepis, have been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council. Forbes Agency Council is an invitation-only organizationfor executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies. Both Gregg and Mike will be contributing content to 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’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 betterunderstand 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.


Shona Lepis

Shona is responsible for Vignette’s marketing practice, covering everything from agency brand aesthetics to positioning, and managing the agency’s web and social presence.