Roanoke, VA - October 2020.
5Points Creative (5PC) announces the addition of account manager C.W. Markham to its team. Markham will foster key client relationships for the full-service marketing and advertising agency by assessing clients' business goals, developing various market strategies, and building media proposals. He will also serve as a liaison between clients and other departments at 5PC. Markham brings nearly 30 years of experience in program management and team leadership to the firm, with the last decade serving as development director for an esteemed Roanoke organization.
"C.W. is a proven champion for the not-for-profit world and has cultivated countless valuable relationships throughout his career," said Bruce C. Bryan, President of 5Points Creative. "As we became more acquainted, it became evident to me he would be an ideal person to handle the key relationships we maintain with our clients here in Greater Roanoke as well as those we work with across the country. I’m confident he’ll be an asset to our team and we’re glad to have him."
Markham comes to 5PC with a long and diverse background in the arts. Most recently he was the Director of Development with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra (RSO) where he was responsible for donor and sponsor relationship management. Prior to his time at RSO, Markham lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he served in development and coordination roles at the Painted Bride Art Center and the Curtis Institute of Music.
In addition to his involvement in developing strategic programming and planning giving campaigns, Markham has experience in preparing grant proposals. He is currently a panelist for the Virginia Commission for the Arts and is a past president and board member of Roanoke’s Association of Fundraising Professionals. Markham holds a master’s degree in art history from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in humanities from the University of Richmond.
To learn more about C.W. Markham and the team at 5Points Creative, visit 5PointsCreative.com.