Rockford, Ill. (August 17, 2017) Chartwell Agency was hired by Rockford Gastroenterology Associates (RGA) as its agency of record to oversee communications efforts. In its role, Chartwell will help manage RGA’s online presence, enhance website content and provide consistent communications to patients and providers. 


Rockford, Ill. (July 26, 2017) — Chartwell Agency recently completed a website redesign for WilliamsMcCarthy LLP. The user-friendly site at incorporates the latest navigation architecture and content development tools, will enhance the firm’s communication channels as it celebrates its 85th year of service to its clients and the Rockford region.

Chartwell Agency, WilliamsMcCarthy LLP’s Agency of Record since 2014, partnered with Ignition Studio to develop the website.

ROCKFORD, IL (July 5, 2017) – Rebecca Epperson, President and CEO of Chartwell Agency, was recently named to the Board of Trustees of Keith Country Day School.


As a trustee, Epperson will help to advance the mission of the school as effectively as possible and to hold the school “in trust” for future students and their families. It is the Board’s responsibility to ensure that the mission is relevant and vital to the community it serves and to monitor the success of the school in fulfilling its mission.


ROCKFORD, IL (June 20, 2017) — Chartwell Agency’s leadership, CEO Rebecca Epperson and Vice President Emily Hartzog, recently attended the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Counselors Academy Spring Conference held in Seattle, Washington.

ROCKFORD, IL (May 4, 2017) — Chartwell Agency has hired Melissa Westphal as a Communications Strategist to assist clients with strategic planning, media relations at local, regional and national levels, marketing strategy, development and deployment, event planning and implementation, and social media strategy and execution.


Rockford, Ill. (April 10, 2017) —Chartwell Agency was recently hired by Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Rockford to assist in its marketing and communications initiatives. Chartwell will conduct a strategic facilitation with church leadership and staff and develop a message map; organize and lead message training for church staff; develop an integrated communications plan; and create a marketing campaign for the church.


Rockford, Ill. (March 28, 2017) —Chartwell Agency was recently hired by Northern Illinois Vein Clinic in Rockford and Gilvydis Vein Clinic in Sycamore as Agency of Record to assist the vein care practices in their marketing and communications initiatives. Chartwell will provide services to both clinic locations, including new marketing campaign concepts, advertising strategy and media buying oversight, social media content and management as well as public relations and outreach.


Rockford, Ill. (March 20, 2017) — Chartwell Agency Founder and President Rebecca Epperson was recently elected to a three-year term on the board of directors for the YWCA of Northwestern Illinois.


The YWCA of Northwestern Illinois has been empowering women since its founding in 1891. The organization provides a variety of services, training and resources to women, children and families in Rockford and in Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson and Jo Daviess Counties.

Rockford, Ill. (March 16, 2017) — Chartwell Agency recently earned five ADDY Awards from the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The awards were presented on March 2 during a ceremony and reception at the Prairie Street Brewhouse in Rockford. The event and awards program honors the creative work of organizations, businesses and agencies in northern Illinois. Chartwell won the following:


Rockford, Ill. (March 8, 2017) —Chartwell Agency was recently hired to provide a number of event services to theFranaGroup, a Rockford-based health care consulting firm that provides solutions to Federally Qualified Health Centers.


Chartwell will develop content, coordinate media relations and manage the planning and logistics for theFranaGroup’s annual scholarship event at Burpee Museum, in collaboration with the Crusader Community Health Foundation, which presents four $1,000 scholarships to area students.  



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