Things Worth Talking About

Tori Ludwig

Account Supervisor

To Be, Rather Than to Seem: Understanding your audience’s values

Years ago, for Eckel & Vaughan’s 10th anniversary, we were asked to define our “why.” Why do we enjoy this job? Why do we care? What drive us day after day? Still today, these cards are posted in the office kitchen so we’ll be reminded of why we do what we do. I recently found […]

Going for Gold: The Growth Mindset

Sports references to teamwork, problem solving and achievement are commonplace in any office, and sporting events often shed light on the obstacles that we face in daily life. Like athletes, our team at Eckel & Vaughan uses instinct, tact and prowess to win and provide our clients with creative and unique work, take advantage of […]

Harris Vaughan

Co-Founder/Partner

Get Busy Doing For Someone Else

This past year has been paralyzing at times. There have been many times where I felt like I can’t move forward to help solve the problems before us. And it stands to reason. After all, how often does anyone witness social unrest, political discord, an economic upheaval, and a pandemic at this scale in a […]

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

Co-Founder/Partner

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

Co-Founder/Partner

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

Co-Founder/Partner

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 […]