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Vladimir Jones/Denver

AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
Vladimir Jones/DenverPhone (303) 689-0704
677 S. Colorado BlvdFax (303) 850-7820
Suite 200URL www.vladimirjones.com
Denver, CO 80246Contact Meredith Vaughan
E-mail mvaughan@vladimirjones.com
AGENCY OWNERSHIP
Privately Held
Woman Owned
(A woman-owned business is a proprietorship, partnership, corporation or joint venture that is 51% owned, operated and controlled by one or more women.)
AGENCY DESCRIPTION
Vladimir Jones (VJ) is one of the original independent, integrated advertising agencies in the U.S. Founded in 1970, we have, since the beginning, believed in the power of brilliant brands. We love what they do for people, we love how they do it, and we want to help them do it for more people. We also believe that every brand needs a true partner.

True partners see deeply enough to realize potential and to help brands grow altruistically. VJ’s focus on brand altruism means that we are not in it for the short-term income. We’re only in it for the mutual success of our clients and our agency over the long term.

In an industry where female leadership is underrepresented, we are proud to be women-owned and -led, and have had a gender-neutral pay policy since our founding.

Offices


GLOBAL SERVICE REGIONS
U.S. OFFICES
Vladimir Jones
677 S Colorado St, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: (720) 320-5917
Vladimir Jones
2 N. Nevada Ave., Ste. 1400
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 473-0704

Staff

TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
Office Employees0-50
Total US51-100
BIOS
Meredith Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer
Every business that is built for the long haul needs a growth engine, and that is the role that Meredith plays for Vladimir Jones. Meredith joined Vladimir Jones in 1999 after spending most of the ’90s working for powerhouse agencies such as TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles and Goldberg Moser O’Neill in San Francisco. Between 1999 and 2008, when Meredith became VJ’s president, she grew agency billings by more than 600% through new client acquisition and retention strategies. Meredith became CEO in 2014 and continues to ensure that VJ brings to life our focus on building meaningful relationships that last, as well as ensuring that VJ is a place where our team is fulfilled and has a sense of purpose. Meredith’s current and previous client work covers a wide range of industries, including extensive work in the retail, nonprofit, health care, sports marketing, travel and tourism, and Native American gaming categories. Meredith currently sits on the board of directors for the National Advertising Review Board, the American Indian College Fund, the Myron Stratton Home and Ent Credit Union.
Debbie Frickey, President
Debbie joined the agency in 2002, starting as leader of account services before becoming president in 2014. She now leads all work for the agency’s accounts, driving realization of client brand potential and business goals. During her tenure with the agency, Debbie has helped acquire national and international clients such as the Colorado Tourism Office, United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame, Xcel Energy, Black Hills Energy, Western Union and Centura Health. She provides strategic support to the agency’s broad array of advertising clients and her varied background includes extensive work in tourism, attraction and hospitality, as well as energy and health care industries. A partner in Vladimir Jones, Debbie is responsible for the day-to-day business operations of the company and leads the agency’s investment in quality ideas. She ensures that the agency’s reputation is well positioned for long-standing client relationships and future growth. Debbie sits on the 4A’s Women’s CEO forum, is a board member for National Charity League and provides strategic support to the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association.
Trudy Rowe, Chief Financial Officer
Trudy joined Vladimir Jones in February 2008 and oversees the company’s finance, legal, human resources, IT operations and contracting functions. Trudy is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of experience in accounting and financial operations. Prior to joining the company, Trudy worked in managed health care with ValueOptions, Inc. and Magellan Health Services, and in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche. Trudy is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and has an MBA from the University of Colorado.

Clients & Brands


Agency Clients And Brands
Client Name: Green For Life Environmental
Start Date: 1/14/2019
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Alpine Waste & RecylingCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: American Indian College Fund
Start Date: 1/22/2014
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
American Indian College FundCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Black Hills Energy
Start Date: 2/22/2018
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Black Hills EnergyCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Colorado Department of Transportation
Start Date: 5/3/2017
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Colorado Department of TransportationCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Enstrom Candies
Start Date: 3/15/2016
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Enstrom CandiesCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Nebraska Tourism Commission
Start Date: 10/2/2017
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Nebraska Tourism CommissionCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Otter Products
Start Date: 9/21/2017
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Otter ProductsCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Snowmass Tourism
Start Date: 3/31/2016
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Snowmass TourismCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR
Client Name: Tourism Santa Fe
Start Date: 6/1/2019
Brand(s)/Services Provided:
Tourism Santa FeCreative Production-AOR
Digital/Interactive-AOR
Direct Marketing/CRM-AOR
Media Buying-AOR
Media Planning-AOR
Other-AOR
Public Relations-AOR
Sales Promotion-AOR
Strategy/Planning-AOR

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Industry Experience

INDUSTRIES
Apparel & Fashion | footwear
Education
Entertainment & Culture | amusement parks
Financial services | banking
Gambling | casinos
Gasoline/Petroleum
Healthcare | hospitals, healthcare facilities, medical services
Media | broadcasting
Media | other
Non-profit, associations & public services
Public Relations
Real Estate | buildings & construction
Recreation & Sports | hobbies
Retail
Technology | consumer electronics
Travel | hotels & resorts