Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, Flynn Wright
Jeff White is vice president of business development and strategy at Flynn Wright, a full-service advertising firm based in Des Moines, Iowa. Flynn Wright is known for applying strategy to all facets of marketing communications with core capabilities in market research; audience segmentation and targeting; benchmarking and planning; campaign, message and method testing; and overall evaluation and measurement.
Previous to joining Flynn Wright, Jeff was with Two Rivers Marketing, a Des Moines-based business-to-business communications firm he helped start and grow over 16 years. There, he served as executive director, overseeing public relations, media, digital marketing, and creative services. He also managed various key accounts.
Jeff is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America and was named the inaugural “PR Professional of the Year” by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and Publications in Construction and Agriculture. He is also active in Des Moines-area service clubs and business organizations and does a great deal of work with non-profit groups and volunteer organizations.
Early in his career, Jeff was with Kragie Newell (now Integer). He has also worked in the tourism and convention industries for Adventureland Park, Keokuk Convention and Tourism Bureau, Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau and Gateway Center in Ames.
Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University in 1992, with emphases in Newspaper and Public Relations. He is a Phi Chapter member of Alpha Sigma Phi.
Jeff and his wife Mara — who also works for Flynn Wright — live in Ankeny and have three wonderful children.