Matthew Parry, a senior account supervisor in the Public Relations + Public Affairs group at Eric Mower + Associates, has been honored with a 40 Under Forty Award from BizEventz, a division of The Central New York Business Journal. The annual awards recognize 40 ambitious, hard-working, civic-minded individuals in the Central New York area who are under the age of 40. A celebratory reception was held Nov. 20 in Syracuse.
During his 10 years with EMA, Parry has managed multiple accounts in the graphic arts, tourism, energy, and legal industries. Today, he helps clients plan and execute successful public relations, integrated marketing and community relations programs, and has expertise producing videos.
Parry serves on the Hiscock Legal Aid Society’s Board of Directors, where he sits on a number of committees and provides event planning and PR support. He also volunteers his time leading communications training for newly elected school board members on behalf of the Central New York School Boards Association.
A resident of Liverpool, Parry holds a master’s in public relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism from Brigham Young University.