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What people are saying about Lyerly Agency:

“Lyerly has been instrumental in helping Snider Fleet Services evolve our brand to better reflect the company’s current market position. We look at Lyerly as a strategic partner that plays an important role in differentiating our company from others in a very competitive environment.” – John Snider, CEO, Snider Fleet Solutions

 

“In my career, I have worked with quite a few agencies. I would rank Lyerly Agency among the top … They are strategic thinkers, extremely responsive, and always professional. They worked hard to learn my business, and their creative is based on sound strategy. A relationship based on mutual respect produces great results!” – Ruth Kinzey, Former Director Corporate Communications, Food Lion

 

“Since electing Elaine Lyerly as its National Chair, the American Red Cross Tiffany Circle program has never been in better hands. Through her personal leadership as a donor and volunteer, Elaine demonstrates how the American Red Cross remains a symbol of hope locally and across the globe. The Tiffany Circle has expanded into Canada, Great Britain and many other countries. This expansion has been solely the work of Elaine for over two years, and the fruit of her labor is ripening quickly. The Tiffany Circle is the most successful major gift program in the history of the American Red Cross having raised $45 million in six years.” – Vernon Rose, former Director of Women’s Philanthropy, American Red Cross

 

“Everyone at Lyerly Agency that we have worked with has been responsive, effective and professional. They have been straightforward in providing sound advice for an effective marketing program for the Belmont Tourism Development Authority. After working with (Lyerly Agency) for less than a year, we began to see a return on our investment.” – Jim Hoffman, APR, Director of Marketing , Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

 

 “I prefer doing business with people I know and like. It is all the better when (like Lyerly Agency) they create memorable programs and events, are available at the last minute, seem to have the answer to the most challenging questions and are the best in their field.” – Chuck Allen, Managing Director, Government Affairs, US Airways

 

“Thank you so much for your amazing work for our firm. I am really impressed with what Lyerly Agency has done (and I am pretty hard to impress). It is far above my expectations.” – Daniele Donahoe, President, Rinehart Wealth and Investment Advisory

 

“We needed help fast. Lyerly jumped right in and created a strong, memorable campaign for community awareness and education. And, not only is this serving our short term goals, but it will also help take us to the next level with our customer service.  Lyerly is a strong, strategic partner – and they exemplify customer service at its best.” – Haley Gentry, Deputy Aviation Director – Business & Innovation, Charlotte Douglas International Airport

 

“Our involvement with the Lyerly Agency has been a great experience. Over the last three years our needs have included media plans, campaign materials, graphics, copy and sometimes just good ideas and sound advice.  At every turn, Lyerly was there to outline the opportunity and ensure  successful follow through. Though I know better, it would seem that Elaine and Melia only have one client – us.  They don’t have agency staff to deal with the ‘smaller issues’ – they deal with each issue themselves, so we never have bring another staffer up to speed. Lyerly delivers what we need when they say they will – complete and ready to go. To top it off, Elaine and Melia are great people – enjoyable to spend time and work with.  They approach business as a partnership, not a job.  It’s a pleasure to work with Lyerly.” – Tim Patterson, President, Anne Springs Close Greenway

 

“On behalf of the residents, families and staff of Holy Angels, I wish to express a huge ‘Grazie’ for the time, talents and expertise of the Lyerly Agency team. From projects small to large, we love working with this gifted team. They played a significant role in helping us with our Grazie Mille Gala Weekend. From the inspirational video to the program, every effort was truly appreciated. We have received nothing but positive compliments on a truly memorable and successful event, and we are so very appreciative that Lyerly was an integral part of the celebration.” – Regina Moody, President/CEO, Holy Angels

 

“I have had the opportunity to work with Lyerly Agency on a few very specific projects with regard to fundraising and membership promotions, and I have consistently seen positive results from these projects, which I credit to the creative and productive input from Lyerly. I know I can count on Lyerly to provide their expertise and tangible ideas and concepts in a cohesive way that makes it easy for me to implement and see real outcomes.” – Denise Cubbedge, Director of Development, Anne Springs Close Greenway

 

“Lyerly Agency brings together a knowledgeable track record of crafting winning marketing strategies for business and governmental clients. They are great to work with – responsive, creative, strategic and results-driven.” – Carroll Gray, Carroll Gray & Associates/Former Executive Director, Greater Gaston Development Corporation

 

“We worked with Lyerly Agency to develop a manufacturing careers awareness campaign known as ‘Make-It-In-Union County.’ From naming and branding to marketing strategy and creative execution Elaine and Melia Lyerly and their team worked so well with a broad cross-section of the community to develop the campaign. Their interaction included focus group meetings with students, parents and teachers as well as an audit with decision makers from a variety of manufacturing firms across Union County. They boiled down a considerable amount of data and input to a campaign effort that has continued to gain momentum. We were very pleased with the deliberate, methodical and creative process Lyerly Agency used to develop the “Make-It-In-Union County” campaign. The initial investment has continued to pay dividends.” – Ron Mahle, Assistant Director, Monroe-Union County Economic Development

 

“Lyerly excelled in their work with the manufacturers of Union County; they understood needs and goals to develop a campaign that is creating a pipeline of young workers interested in manufacturing careers. As a result of Lyerly’s strategic and creative marketing work, Greiner Bio-One has hired qualified students and others throughout the community who heard about us through the ‘Make it in Union County’ campaign. This brand is the focal point for building visibility for what manufacturers have to offer. The Lyerly team provided the leadership, responsiveness and teamwork we needed for a positive launch and long-term campaign success.” – Helen Moore, HR Manager, Greiner Bio-One North America

 

“The Lyerly Agency is a team of true public relations professionals.  We relied heavily on the Lyerly team to assist in several crisis situations.  They provided advice and counsel on the best course of action to help us navigate some difficult times, ensuring that we position ourselves honestly but favorably with both internal and external stakeholders. I trust Lyerly and their team based on years of success as PR professionals and their relationships in the Charlotte area media market.” – Amy Wright, VP Marketing, Wastequip

 

“When we created UrgentVet it was the first dedicated ‘urgent care’ for companion animals in the United States so we wanted a unique logo and tagline to set the practice apart. Lyerly Agency was the perfect choice to partner with in this endeavor. They listened to our needs and developed a creative concept that perfectly reflected what UrgentVet wanted to communicate to pet parents. We couldn’t be more pleased with the final result! We recommend Lyerly Agency for entrepreneurs whose vision requires direct-to-consumer marketing. Lyerly Agency understands just what it takes to stand out in a crowded marketplace.” – Jim Dobies, DVM, CEO, UrgentVet Pet Clinic