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.  


Rockford, Ill. (February 14, 2017) Chartwell Agency was recently retained to develop a new website for the Scottsdale Institute, a not-for-profit membership organization consisting of prominent health care institutions.


Rockford, Ill. (February 8, 2017)Chartwell Agency was recently hired by the Catholic Diocese of Rockford to assist with its communications initiatives. Chartwell will partner with the Diocese to develop and implement communications strategies for schools and parishes within the Diocese as it reviews and implements new strategies for advancing Catholic education in the region.


Rockford, Ill. (January 25, 2017)Chartwell Agency was recently hired to provide services for two major projects to Wesley Willows in Rockford. The projects include a website redesign and a direct mail campaign for the Wesley Willows and Peterson Meadows communities.   



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