Jessica Darden joined MP&F in 2004 as a staff associate and is now a vice president for the firm. Over the past 10 years, she has worked for a number of different clients in various industries, including health care, retail, government and the nonprofit sector.
Jessica’s specialties include research and strategic planning, community relations, grassroots campaigns, branding and materials development, and event planning. Some of her current clients include the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program and PhRMA. Jessica was also a member of the MP&F English Only team – a campaign that helped defeat an amendment that would make English the only allowable language for use by Metro government. This campaign received a Silver Anvil Award from the Public Relations Society of America, the top national honor given by the organization.
Jessica is a Nashville native and has been involved with several local organizations over the years, such as The Junior League of Nashville, The Tomorrow Fund and The Oasis Center. She currently serves on the board of directors for Nashville Cable (the premier leadership organization for women’s professional development), is a member of the PRSA Nashville Chapter and has previously served on the boards of local nonprofits All About Women and Generation Tennessee.