Amanda Forgione Named CEO of Prominent Atlanta Ad Agency Morrison
Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Bob Morrison, founder and Chairman of 36-year-old Atlanta-based ad agency Morrison, announced the appointment of Amanda Forgione as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
“I am thrilled and confident about passing on the leadership of my agency to Amanda Forgione,” said Bob Morrison. “Most entrepreneurs know full well their business is their baby, and not everyone gets to hold it. Amanda’s broad experience, exceptional leadership skills, and strong client relationships give me all the confidence in the world our business will continue in perfect hands.”
Amanda has been with Morrison for twenty-three years in various leadership positions, most recently as President and COO. She led the agency through the pandemic followed by a very successful period of +25% growth in both clients and staff. Prior to Morrison, Amanda worked in media at J. Walter Thompson where she started her advertising career. Amanda also co-founded Atlanta-based marketing and tech recruiting firm _MPLOY, a Morrison spin-off, with partner Pryce Jackson.
“I am excited and proud to build on the incredible success and reputation Bob has established for Morrison in Atlanta and around the world,” remarked Amanda. “We have an incredible team and a blue-chip client list. Our single biggest asset is our people. I want to continue to provide a unique and flexible environment that generates elasticity in thinking and stretches boundaries allowing us to solve complex problems in new and different ways. I am primed and energized to lead this amazing group of people as we determine together what’s next for this inventive industry.”