Mower announces the promotion of four within senior leadership team and advancements for 16 additional employee owners


Patricia Nugent

Senior Vice President – Head of Public Relations & Public Affairs

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—July 11, 2023—Mower, the 100% employee-owned advertising, marketing and public relations agency, has promoted 20 executives who embody the firm’s ethos to always raise the bar. The promotions include two advancements to senior vice president roles and two advancements to the vice president position, the latter of which adds to the ranks of Mower’s senior leadership team. There were 16 additional professional promotions across the agency. Mower’s recently advanced executives reflect expertise across its disciplines and specialty areas and are part of Mower’s network of 155 employees based in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, and Syracuse, N.Y., among other locales.

“Our recently promoted executives have demonstrated what it means to ‘act like an owner,’ which is a mentality we greatly value at Mower,” said Stephanie Crockett, president and CEO of Mower. She continued, “They are both excellent at their craft and they make Mower a great place to work. I am so pleased to see our colleagues advance in their careers and take on new roles and responsibilities that will benefit Mower as we head into our first anniversary as a 100% employee-owned business.”

Advancements within and additions to Mower’s senior leadership team:  


Ashley Montanaro

Senior Vice President – Client Leadership


Trish Nugent

Senior Vice President – Public Relations


John O’Hara

Vice President – Public Relations


Pete Wiezalis

Vice President – Growth Strategy

Additional employee owner promotions:


Lindsay Curre

Senior Account Supervisor,

Public Relations


Justine David

Senior Account Supervisor,

Public Relations


Julie Thomas

Senior Account Supervisor,

Public Relations


Austin Philleo

Account Supervisor, PR/PA


Alison Boghosian

Senior Account Executive,

Public Relations


Emily Passmore

Account Executive,

Public Relations


Becky Howell

Senior Account Supervisor


Amanda Widzinski

Creative Supervisor


James Perks

Senior Lead Backend Developer


Yasmin El Sandabisy

Strategist, Performance Marketing


Rachel Gilbert

Research Manager


Lauren Anderson

Program Manager


Rachel Neumann

Senior Project Manager


Stephanie Tychinski

Business Development Manager


Janette Piesczynski


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About Mower

Mower is a digitally integrated independent marketing, advertising and public relations agency with professional staff in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Denver, Miami and Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Syracuse, N.Y. Mower delivers strategic insights and counsel, digital solutions, smart creative and award-winning results to clients in a wide range of industries and service sectors. It has earned top industry accolades from Clio, Cannes, and ANA B2 awards and is the only full-service agency ranked in Ad Age, B2B Marketing, PRWeek and Chief Marketer. Mower is 100% employee-owned and part of two global agency networks — thenetworkone and IPREX — as well as the 4A’s.

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