CHAPEL HILL, NC – March 3, 2010 – Jennings, the Chapel Hill marketing and branding company, announces the appointment of Shay Foley to the position of Interactive Art Director. Foley joins Jennings’ advertising practice, which supports clients including Volvo Trucks North America, Truliant Federal Credit Union and University Health Care Systems of Eastern North Carolina.
Foley is expected to strengthen Jennings’ in-house creative team, particularly in the interactive arena. Prior to joining Jennings, Foley worked as the associate creative director at Cross + Associates and as the art director at Strategic Insights. She began her career in advertising as a production artist at Jennings in 2005. “We’re extremely happy to have Shay back because she’s one of those rare creative people with multiple talents: interactive design and programming skills, an eye for attention-getting art direction, and the ability to be strategically conceptual,” said Bob Kochuk, Jennings creative director. “Shay has tremendous amounts of energy, so she’ll be a good fit in the department.”
Foley’s work as an art director has been recognized with a number of awards including Addys, BMAs, Asters and Wallie Awards.Foley is a graduate of VA Western Community College and Wake Tech Community College where she studied Communication Arts and Advertising and Design respectively.