Trish Taylor, PhD, To Lead Hager Sharp’s Health Practice

June 1, 2016 – Today, Hager Sharp announced the appointment of Trish Taylor, PhD, as Executive Vice President to lead its health practice. Taylor brings over 20 years of social change communications experience to Hager Sharp, having driven and implemented social marketing campaigns that help communities become healthier and safer.

“Trish is an outstanding leader with an impressive track record of developing award-winning campaigns that make a positive difference in people’s lives,” said Jennifer Wayman, Hager Sharp’s President & CEO. “We’re thrilled to have her on board to lead our fast-growing health practice.”

“I am delighted to join Hager Sharp and eager to apply my behavioral science background, strategic planning skills, and public health experience to deliver results for our clients and the communities they serve,” said Taylor.

Taylor comes to Hager Sharp from Fenton, where she was the managing director of the DC office.

Prior, she was a senior vice president at Ogilvy Public Relations, leading a variety of awareness and education campaigns for clients across the public and private sectors. Earlier in her career, Taylor led strategic planning efforts on behalf of clients for DraftFCB and Ogilvy & Mather advertising.

Throughout her 20+ year career, she has planned and implemented successful national public health initiatives including obesity prevention in children and adults, drug use prevention and dating violence prevention in teens, cardiovascular health for women, and brain health for older adults.

Taylor resides in North Potomac, Maryland, with her husband and three children.

Hager Sharp is an independent, employee-owned communications and marketing agency dedicated to developing ideas that make a positive difference in the world and bringing them to life. For more than 40 years, Hager Sharp has made a difference for organizations committed to improving health, advancing education, and transforming communities; in short, helping people live healthier, safer, smarter lives.

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