Amy (Lewis) Nugent has been assisting corporations and nonprofit organizations with their marketing communications and public relations needs since 1991. She founded Renown Marketing Communications in April 2000, and has since handled strategic planning, marketing communications, media relations, trade show and event marketing, and collateral writing and production for companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, building and construction, education and professional services.
Previously, Amy was with the public relations agencies of Padilla Speer Beardsley (now PadillaCRT) and The Rowland Company, serving clients including 3M, Mr. Coffee® coffeemakers, HealthPartners, the Metrodome, Southdale Center and Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Amy truly loves writing, whether freelance articles for magazines, ghost-written bylines, white papers, annual reports, blogs or website content. She has amassed a hulking portfolio of writing work completed on behalf of clients in her 25 years. Ask her for samples!
Amy has lent her communications expertise on a volunteer basis to her local chamber of commerce, Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs (PawPADs) and Food for his Children. In her spare time, Amy enjoys trail riding with her horse, doing ranch work in western South Dakota, and running and pheasant hunting with her black lab, Liberty.
Prior to receiving her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and communications from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Amy graduated from the Fundación Ortega & Gasset, Toledo, Spain, in international studies.