GodwinGroup Announces Staff Changes

Philip Shirley, GodwinGroup chairman and chief executive officer, recently announced the following staff changes:

Lauren Mozingo



Lauren Mozingo has been promoted to Vice President, Brand Supervisor. Mozingo will continue to work closely with clients in developing effective strategies for meeting business and marketing objectives. She will also remain actively involved with agency brand and creative teams. Mozingo has worked with a wide range of clients, including banking, tourism, and professional services.

Jimbo HarwellJames “Jimbo” Harwell has been promoted to Director of Design. Harwell’s career includes both freelance and agency graphic design and art direction for a wide variety of clients, including retail businesses, restaurants, schools and universities, real estate, museums and the music industry. His design and art direction have contributed to the success of numerous client campaigns, both digital and traditional.

Jessica RussellJessica Russell has been promoted to Senior Content Writer. As a member of Godwin’s creative team, she is heavily involved in the creation of web and video content as well as advertising copywriting applications. Her projects include client brands in healthcare, education, tourism, public utilities, construction, transportation, and the food and beverage industry.


GodwinGroup also welcomes its newest employees, Kyle Newton and Aly McMullan.

Kyle Newton is a Brandon native who joins the agency’s creative team as Art Director. He has a BFA from Mississippi State University and a background in graphic design.

Aly McMullan joins the agency as Brand Manager. She has an undergraduate degree from Mississippi State and an MBA from Mississippi College.

In other changes, the agency has updated its personnel structure and titles to reflect evolving client needs and industry standards.

Stacye Rinehart is now Senior Vice President, Creative Strategy. Stacye will continue to provide strategic creative guidance and oversight for client projects across a broad strata of traditional and digital platforms.

Glenn Owens is now Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy and User Experience. Glenn will continue to lead the agency’s digital creative department, which includes developing digital strategies for a wide variety of clients.

Gary Ballard’s title becomes Creative Technology. Gary’s role is creative digital development and execution. Gary uses his technological expertise across both web-based and other digital platforms.

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