BALTIMORE, January 2016/PRNewswire/
Kathy Harvey, Founder and CEO of HARVEY Agency, an award winning, “brand activating” advertising and marketing firm based outside of Baltimore, Maryland, this month was featured on the cover of SmartCEO Magazine as one of Baltimore’s Future 50 business leaders. Harvey, who also received this award in 2013 and 2014, will be honored at SmartCEO’s Future 50 Awards Program on Thursday, January 21, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Baltimore. Harvey also received the 2015 SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Award and has previously received multiple Brava! Women in Leadership Awards.
According to SmartCEO, “these 50 companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners include 50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies in the region, five large Blue Chip companies and five small Emerging Growth companies and are chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth,” (http://smartceo.com/tag/kathleen-harvey/).
“It was an honor to be recognized as one of SmartCEO’s ‘Smart 50′ this year,” said Kathy Harvey, who founded HARVEY Agency in 1986 and has continued to lead the firm as President and CEO. “The team at HARVEY continues to take our clients to new levels of success and I couldn’t ask for a more creative, driven and innovative group. This award is definitely for all of us.”
The award comes shortly after Harvey was asked to serve on The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) Board of Directors, effective January 2016. Harvey and her team pride themselves in supporting animal welfare and have donated more than $49,000 in 2015 alone to various non-profit organizations such as African Wildlife Foundation and Phoenix Wildlife Center. HARVEY employees have also helped support these charitable causes by volunteering over 186 hours of volunteer work.
ABOUT HARVEY AGENCY: HARVEY is a brand activation agency that produces consumer activity and loyalty up-close and personal, in-store, on-shelf, on-premise and online. Industries of lifestyle, beauty, and food are the epicenter of HARVEY. The agency works closely with COVERGIRL, and dynamic brands like McCormick, Baltimore Animal and Care Services (BARCS), Phillips Foods, H&S Bakeries, Glory Days Grill and Flying Dog Brewery.
Mary Beth Wood