Yearly Archives: 2020

Kate Good

Account Manager

Let’s Give Thanks: America Isn’t Quite As Partisan As You Think It Is

The long-awaited political event of the year has passed. You can almost hear America let out a sigh of relief. We get to enjoy our daily lives again without being bombarded by political ads. But not too fast—we’d be remiss if we don’t address the elephant in the room. Political ads may have stopped, but […]

McGavock Edwards, APR

Partner / Strategic Communications Director

A Responsibility Renewed

As professional communicators, we’re consistently providing diversity of thought for our clients. While we’re proud of what we accomplish on their behalf, we know there’s always work to do – to get better and to be better. From the global pandemic to civil discourse, our team’s minds have been stretched over the past few months. […]

McGavock Edwards, APR

Partner / Strategic Communications Director

Change brings opportunity.

If you know the team at E&V, you know we’re driven to solve problems. We’re optimists by nature. Perhaps that’s why so many of you have given us the chance to work together. We’re appreciative of it. And, we’re looking forward to more. As our country continues to open up, there’s a long road ahead. […]

Harris Vaughan


Communicating as a Brand

How should brands respond to the new normal created by the COVID-19 crisis? In Eckel & Vaughan’s “What Matters in Ten,” Harris Vaughan speaks with Stuart Polk of McLaughlin & Associates to discuss how brands should communicate with their audiences moving forward. Watch now to learn more about what brands can do to distinguish themselves as good corporate citizens and build […]

Harris Vaughan


The Future of Philanthropy

How is the current environment changing corporate giving, and what can companies be doing to best engage with nonprofits right now? In Eckel & Vaughan’s first edition of ‘What Matters in Ten,” Harris Vaughan sits down (virtually) with Clare Jordan of CapDev to cover essential advice for those managing or partnering with nonprofits. Watch now to learn more about what the coming […]

Pres Davenport

Partner / Business Development Director

Ready or not…

After months of quarantine, some restrictions are finally being lifted. Yet the path forward remains frustratingly opaque. One thing is certain, however – we all need a plan to thrive in such a fluid environment. This is especially true for nonprofits, who now more than ever, need to act with intention. We start this week […]

Harris Vaughan


Time for a turn.

We’ve enjoyed sharing our curated content of wit, wisdom and inspiration that has helped us—and hopefully you, too—cope over the past few weeks. But it’s time to look ahead. And as our country begins going back to work, it’s time to start focusing on planning for the change that’s ahead of us and the organizations […]

Matt Ferraguto

Client Services Director


“Trouble produces endurance, endurance produces character and character produces hope.” -Romans 5:3-4 April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in my role on SAFEchild’s Board of Directors, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about resilience—the struggle to persevere after adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). While little can compare to the horror of abuse and neglect, the […]

Albert Eckel

Founder / Partner

Shaping our futures.

Congratulations. You’ve survived your first month in quarantine. The uniqueness of this situation is still not lost on me. I continue to be struck by how people, families and industries are adapting to this new normal. When this virus has passed us by, what will we remember? What will we learn? I’ll remember spending my […]

McGavock Edwards, APR

Partner / Strategic Communications Director

Choose Joy.

I’ve always been a glass half full person. But, these days it’s easy to depart from positivity—to get stuck in the numbers rising, the days passing, and the opportunities missed. I long to watch my high school athlete defend Enloe’s goal. I miss working shoulder to shoulder with my colleagues and clients. I crave an […]