MCLEAN, VA—Qorvis Communications has been retained by new clients: Coldwell Banker Commercial Capitol Realty Services, an important new entry in the region’s commercial real estate community; Claris Capital, an investment banking firm serving the middle market; and First Horizon Bank, a new full-service regional bank being rolled out in Northern Virginia by First Tennessee National Corporation.
“As the region’s economy grows, we are seeing increasing interest in our services from every segment of the economy,” said Doug Poretz, founding partner. “These new clients are integral parts of the region’s business energy: investment banking, consumer and commercial banking and commercial real estate services for owners, users and investors.”
Qorvis also announced the additions of two new directors to the firm: Greg Abel and Elissa Dodge. Abel joins Qorvis following four years as director of corporate communications for Aether Systems, a leading provider of wireless data software and solutions, where he directed public and analyst relations. Before joining Qorvis, Dodge was the manager of advocacy at the American Public Transportation Association, where she was responsible for creating and maintaining the association’s coalition building campaigns, internal and external grassroots mobilization efforts and conveying the association’s position on a broad range of policy issues.
MCLEAN, VA—Qorvis Communications has added seven new technology clients. The new clients include Base Technologies, Chronicle Solutions, Claraview, Dynamics Research Corporation, MAP ROI Systems, Motorola and Pulver.com.