Solomon McCown & Company (SM&), a 100% women owned PR firm with a proven track record of helping clients achieve their goals through innovative, integrated communications campaigns that feature public relations, digital and social media, government relations, and crisis communications, has named Jan E. Goldstein Senior Vice President to lead the firm’s Mission, Education and Healthcare practice.
Goldstein will oversee a distinguished mix of clients including foundations, secondary schools, colleges and universities, human service providers, physicians’ groups, insurers, home health companies, public agencies, and medical journals. Strategizing with these clients on integrated communications programs, Goldstein will leverage her more than 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector and communications industry.
“Jan’s career-long dedication to helping leading non-profit organizations better connect with their constituencies and communicate their missions combined with her earlier agency career brings SM& a compelling mix of experience and vast knowledge across non-profits that are delivering services, advocating for enhancing quality of lives, and creating opportunity,” said Helene Solomon, SM& CEO.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jan to our agency and we look forward to the impact she will have on achieving clients’ communication objectives,” added Ashley McCown, SM& President.
“I find it deeply rewarding to generate positive outcomes for those who deserve them most, and that’s why I am passionate about working with mission-driven organizations,” said Goldstein. “I am excited to join the talented SM& team and look forward to working with our clients to raise awareness of the important work they are doing.”
Goldstein has worked at some of Boston’s most prestigious non-profit organizations. She most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer for Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, the 10th largest Girl Scout council in the U.S, where she promoted the importance of leadership development for girls, especially through the outdoors and STEM programming. Before joining Girl Scouts in 2012, Goldstein held similar roles at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and at City Year‘s national headquarters. Earlier in her career, Goldstein worked at MS&L P.R., American Public Television and Cone Communications.