As founder of C+W Communications, Quinn Collins has an impressive depth of experience in her field. With a background in commercial real estate marketing and public relations, Collins has skillfully created compelling marketing packages for clients throughout the Metropolitan Washington area. Prior to starting her own firm, Collins led property marketing and corporate event initiatives for Washington, D.C.’s JLL. Previously, she handled association advertising sales with the Ad Marketing Group in Arlington, Va. Collins has served on the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Baltimore and actively volunteers and serves on the Board of Directors for Reading Partners Baltimore.
Hope brings over 10 years of marketing experience in financial services, commercial real estate, and real estate development to C+W in her role as Director of Business Development. In her most recent role, Hope was responsible for all aspects of corporate marketing including communications, branding and strategy where she developed marketing plans, strategies and events to help achieve their goals. In addition to the DC Metropolitan market, Hope has worked on projects, events and tradeshows all over the U.S. and Europe.
Caitlin is an experienced PR practitioner with more than twelve years in the industry. She leverages the experiences she’s gained from working with more than 100 businesses to help communicate their brand. Prior to joining C+W as Director of Client Engagement, Caitlin led the PR team at Planit, a top integrated marketing agency in Baltimore where she built relationships with national brands in the restaurant, technology, finance and homebuilding industries, among many others. Caitlin also led the development of fast-paced campaigns for a variety of small to medium brands ranging from finance and real estate to hospitality, fashion and beauty.
Julia Watkins serves as Account Director at C+W, where she brings a fresh and tailored approach to impact her clients’ overall brand awareness and achieve their integrated marketing campaign goals. Prior to joining C+W, Julia served as PR Manager for Visit Baltimore, the city’s destination marketing organizations, as well as Planit, one of Baltimore’s top integrated marketing firms. She has vast experience practicing communications in a variety of industries including travel and tourism, restaurant and hospitality, retail and finance across local, trade, national and international markets.
Excellence means that our approach is results-driven and client-centered. C+W clients depend on our comprehensive services and expertise to get the job done right the first time. Our top priority is to increase clients’ visibility and drive bottom line results.
A “One Stop Shop” for marketing and public relations needs, we work best when we are at the table from the beginning–learning about business goals, stories to tell and metrics to be achieved. Whether it’s educating stakeholders, seeking greater brand awareness on social media or updating website design and user experience, we have the necessary tools and expertise to turn dreams into reality.
Our strategic approach begins with collaboration at a senior level. All C+W projects kick off with a preliminary discovery and planning session with our client. Throughout the journey, we keep these channels of communication open and adjust our approach based on research, results and our clients’ needs.
In addition to representing our clients, we become an extension of their teams. As true business partners, we help navigate the complex realm of media relations and brand positioning. We are as passionate about our clients’ businesses as they are.