Business News: Advertising/PR agency LevLane Hires Account Manager

Advertising agency and public relations agency LevLane, Phila., has hired Emily Verna as account coordinator on the agency’s Taco Bell, Reliance Standard Life Insurance, Philadelphia Financial and Senior Care Development public relations accounts.

Verna is a recent graduate of St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, having majored in Marketing.

“Entry level professionals are probably the most challenging hiring proposition for PR and ad agencies,” said Scott D. Tattar, Senior Vice President and PR Director at LevLane. “The number and quality of candidates coming out of college each year is most impressive—especially from Philadelphia-area schools like Temple, Villanova, LaSalle, St. Joe’s and Rowan. Finding the very best of the crop is something we take very, very seriously. Literally, dozens of recent graduates were in the running for this position. In Emily, we found a positive energy and a work ethic that just fit our client-centric culture to a T.”

LevLane is a full-service marketing communications agency with offices in Philadelphia, West Palm, Fla., and Atlanta. Clients include regional KFC/Taco Bell, Beneficial Bank, Jomar, ALI-ABA, Saul Ewing, Phila. Recycling Office, Fairmount Park Conservancy, WXPN, Phila. Corporation for Aging, Reliance Standard Life Insurance, Senior Care Development, Wesley Enhanced Living, Kennedy Health System, Kennedy Health Network and The Phila. Center City District, among others.