Passionate without egos. Intensely focused yet exceptionally open. Freely creative while incredibly conscientious. Who we are and how we do business has been more than 30 years in the making. Founded in in Charlotte NC, in 1977, Wray Ward is a full-service creative marketing communications firm dedicated to helping regional, national and international clients build their brands. We provide strategic planning, advertising, media planning and buying, interactive and Web marketing, direct marketing and public relations. In addition, we continually explore emerging, nontraditional approaches as we perpetually seek yet one more ingenious solution. Again and again, our perseverance in finding creative solutions to any challenge helps our clients achieve highly ambitious objectives. In addition, it garners the most prestigious creative and public relations awards in our industry including The One Show ; Communication Arts, ShowSouth, national, regional and local ADDY Awards ; the APPEX Awards, and recognition in Graphis Annual. Throughout our firm's evolution and the burgeoning growth of our region, we have upheld our long-standing core values of creativity, quality, reliability, integrity and accountability. Our high standards are reflected by our membership in our industry's standard-bearing organizations including the American Association of Advertising Agencies ( AAAA ), the Public Relations Society of America ( PRSA ), and the Direct Marketing Association ( DMA ).