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MP&F Strategic Communications Ranked PR firm

MP&F Strategic Communications

611 Commerce St., #3000, Nashville, TN 37203

615/259-4000; fax: 615/259-4040

[email protected]

Twitter: @mpfcomm
Services: Advertising, creative & brand strategy, integrated marketing, public relations, research & data analytics, social media, website development.

Employees: 77. Founded: 1987.

Agency Statement:

MP&F is a full-service agency in the heart of Nashville with more than 37 years of experience in advertising, marketing and public relations.

The agency is the largest locally owned communications firm in Tennessee and one of the largest in the Southeast. With a staff of nearly 80 full-time employees and clients in all 50 states, we are proud to operate differently. Now, in our 37th year, MP&F is wholly women-owned – certified by WBENC as well as the Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise.

Jennifer Brantley, mng. partner; Mary Elizabeth Davis, Kate Chinn, Knight Stivender, partners; Courtenay Rossi, prin.; Mary Ruth Raphael, sr. VP; Vince Skyers, exec. creative dir.; Chad Raphael, CFO

Clients Include:

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Boyle Investment Company
Integral Senior Living
Nokian Tyres
Saban Center Foundation
Tennessee Valley Authority
Tennessee Whiskey Trail
The University of Tennessee
U.S. Dept. of Labor's Office of Job Corps
Western Governors University

MP&F Strategic Communications in the news with O'Dwyer's:

On the Move: MP&F Hires Vince Skyers as Exec Creative Director

Thu., Mar. 7, 2024

... Vince Skyers Nashville-based MP&F hires Vince Skyers as its first ever executive creative director.  Skyers was most recently...

On the Move: McNeely Brockman PR Names Leigh Lindsey Partner

Mon., Aug. 14, 2023

...Relations brings on Leigh Lindsey as a partner in the firm. Lindsey was previously at MP&F Strategic Communications for 16 years, most recently serving as senior VP, working with clients...

On the Move: MP&F Strategic Communications Hires Amazon's Taylor

Fri., Mar. 10, 2023

... Neysa Taylor MP&F Strategic Communications hires Amazon's Neysa Taylor as VP. Taylor was most recently a senior communications...

On the Move: Padilla Promotes Morton to SVP, Channels

Tue., Jan. 24, 2023 of compassionate leadership that inspires both our team and our clients,” said Lewis.  Katy Varney MP&F Strategic Communications partner Katy Varney, who has been with the firm for 30 years,...

On the Move: FGS Global Hires Financial Pro Xuan

Tue., Oct. 11, 2022

...for all clients at KemperLesnik,” said agency vice president and managing director Tom Valdiserri. Jennifer Hinkle MP&F Strategic Communications hires Jennifer Hinkle as director of paid media. Hinkle was previously senior director, marketing & digital...

On the Move: MP&F Strategic Taps AllianceBernstein Vet

Mon., Aug. 8, 2022

... Kate Sharrard Chinn MP&F Strategic Communications brings on Kate Sherrard Chinn as a partner. Chinn was most recently...

On the Move: My Code Names Yang VP-Marketing

Thu., May 19, 2022

...and led successful teams,” said My Code chief operating officer Jennifer White. Tom Cocke, Don Bailey MP&F Strategic Communications hires Don Bailey as director of creative services, design and promotes Tom Cocke...

On the Move: FleishmanHillard Hires Plonner for Financial/Professional Services Post

Tue., Jan. 25, 2022

...great fit to partner closely with our brand partners,” said Bluemercury CEO Maly Bernstein. Knight Stivender MP&F Strategic Communications promotes Knight Stivender to partner. Stivender joined ...

On the Move: MP&F Strategic Communications Names Brantley Managing Partner

Wed., Jan. 5, 2022

... Jennifer Brantley MP&F Strategic Communications names Jennifer Brantley managing partner. Brantley joined ...

On the Move: MP&F Strategic Comms Names Irby Director of Community Engagement

Wed., Sep. 8, 2021

... Brittany Irby MP&F Strategic Communications names Brittany Irby its first director of community engagement. Irby, who came...

On the Move: Marina Maher Hires Goodfuse CEO Fleming

Tue., Aug. 24, 2021

...with our stakeholders,” said Santander Bank, N.A. chief marketing officer Jennifer Mathissen. Linda Libo-on, Kris Patel MP&F Strategic Communications hires Linda Libo-on as accounts receivable & billing manager and Kris Patel as...

On the Move: 9thWonder Names Okun President

Fri., May 28, 2021

...2020, maintains offices in Houston, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Argentina and Vietnam. Lisa Swinson MP&F Strategic Communications names Lisa Swinson senior digital strategist. Swinson has been with the firm...

On the Move: MDC Names Pewarski VP-IR

Mon., Apr. 12, 2021

...and opportunity for all our constituents,” said MDC Partners chairman and CEO Mark Penn’ Tom Cocke MP&F Strategic Communications brings on Tom Cocke as copy director in its creative services department. Cocke...

Accounts in Transit: MP&F Strategic Communications Lands Log Still Distillery

Tue., Jan. 12, 2021

... MP&F Strategic Communications lands Log Still Distillery and its 300-acre tourism destination, Dant Crossing. ...

When the Communicator Becomes the Patient

Tue., Oct. 13, 2020

...juggled many balls in the air at once. It’s been a labor of love. At MP&F Strategic Communications, we’ve always preached “understand your audience”: how they like to get information,...

On the Move: Pan Hires Elizabeth Yekhtikian; APCO Recruits Katherine Mackinnon; MP&F Ups Alice Chapman; H+K Welcomes Back Rhenna Morgan

Wed., Feb. 27, 2019

...provide innovative solutions for our clients,” said Tim Smith, APCO Worldwide managing director, Seattle. Alice Chapman MP&F Strategic Communications has named Alice Chapman managing partner. Chapman has been with ...

News of PR Firms

Wed., Jun. 20, 2018

...opened its doors in Nashville. Formed by Mark McNeely, founder and former partner of MP&F Strategic Communications and his daughter Kelly Brockman, MBPR will focus on media relations, media...

News of Firms

Thu., May 10, 2018

... MP&F Public Relations has rebranded as ...

People on the Move

Fri., Mar. 16, 2018 both social media and brand strategy. Smith comes to the firm from Nashville-based MP&F Public Relations, where she served in a variety of social media and PR capacities....

McNeely to Step Down at MP&F, Launch New Firm

Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

... Mark McNeely MP&F Public Relations founder Mark McNeely will step down from his role as a senior...

People on the Move

Fri., Jan. 5, 2018

...more Hotwire clients and prospects,” said Laura Macdonald, SVP and head of consumer at Hotwire. Knight Stivender MP&F Public Relations has named Knight Stivender as its first director of integrated marketing, heading up the firm’s...

People on the Move

Thu., Dec. 14, 2017

...we communicate what makes LEGOLAND Florida Resort such a fun and unparalleled destination for kids." Lisa Mees MP&F Public Relations has brought on Lisa Mees as a senior account executive. Mees comes to ...

People on the Move

Wed., Oct. 11, 2017

...look for opportunities to form strategic partnerships and provide senior-level strategic counsel and service. Jennifer Brantley MP&F Public Relations named Jennifer Brantley, one-time student intern, partner. Brantley, who became senior VP in 2011 has has...

MP&F Calls Davis Creative Services Director

Fri., Feb. 24, 2017

...Davis, a former managing editor of lifestyle magazine Southern Living, has moved to Nashville’s MP&F , where she’s been named director of the full-service agency’s creative services department. Mary Elizabeth Davis Davis...

Pigott, a Top Nashville PR Pro, Dies at 61

Tue., Jun. 30, 2015

...54th on O'Dwyer's listing of independent firms with 2014 fees of $6.7M and 56 staffers. MP&F has done work for Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Hospital Corp. of America, Country Music...

McNeely Pigott & Fox Takes 'Best in Show' for Nashville PR

Fri., May 8, 2015

...Food" campaign supporting a voter referendum to allow wine sales in Tennessee retail food stores. MP&F staff celebrates its 'Best in Show' win. The get-out-the-vote campaign, backed by retail food stores,...

ACBL Ducks on NYT Ditching Bridge Column

Fri., May 1, 2015

...of the bridge column by the New York Times culture editor Danielle Mattoon. Ben Baden of MP&F , spokesperson for ACBL, said that while ACBL has no campaign of its own it...

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