HOUSTON – July 20, 2010 – Pierpont Communications, one of the largest strategic communications firms in the Southwest, has promoted Clint Woods to Senior Vice President and Denise Patrick to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services.
Woods leads teams in developing and implementing corporate communications initiatives for clients ranging from high-growth private entities to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise includes enterprise hardware and software, professional services, energy, business intelligence and collaboration tools, financial services, automotive and manufacturing.
Patrick leads strategic marketing, such as brand messaging, intrapreneurial development, social media, advertising, sales and change management. She understands buyer behavior, persuasive messaging and revenue generation through integrated marketing campaigns.
“Simply stated, Pierpont’s business model is ‘We know how to influence the way people think’ and Clint and Denise employ this to the fullest,” says Pierpont Chief Executive Officer Philip Morabito. “Both are key to Pierpont’s success, and we’re thrilled to promote them to these important roles.”
Woods is a native of San Antonio and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He recently completed an Executive Education Program at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.
A speaker in high demand, Patrick teaches at Rice University and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Houston. She was honored as one of the nation’s Women of Inspiration with a RAW Spirit Award and is one of the few to receive a National Certification in Entrepreneurial Education from the Kauffman Foundation.
Pierpont Communications was founded in Houston by Philip Morabito and now has offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. With specialized practice areas in public relations, investor relations, public affairs and marketing, Pierpont effectively combines marketing expertise with dynamic media counsel. Fortune 500 companies, national corporations and high-growth entrepreneurs alike come to Pierpont to help them launch, thrive and adapt their businesses.