Molly Parsley

Molly Parsley

Director of Marketing/PR at Pereira O'Dell
San Francisco, United States

About me

<p>Molly Parsley is currently the Director of Corporate Communications at San Francisco-based ad agency Pereira & O'Dell. The agency is owned by Brazilian firm Grupo ABC, ranked 18th among the biggest Marketing Communications groups worldwide by Advertising Age (April 2012). Among the Pereira & O'Dell client roster are Skype, BevMo, Mattel, Corona, Intel, and Henkel. The agency was named AdAge’s "Small Agency of the Year", based on the company’s business performance, impact on clients’ businesses as well as industry leadership and innovation. The agency has also been featured in the SF Business Times "Best Places to Work" as well as 7x7’s “Hot 20”, a list of San Francisco companies who are making their mark on the city. Most recently, the agency was named to both AdAge and Creativity's A-Lists.<span> </span></p>


Director of Marketing/PR
Parsley joined Pereira & O'Dell in 2009 as the Director of Marketing & PR, playing an integral role in the success and growth of the agency. She works alongside Executive, Client Services, Creative, Production and Media teams to communicate the agency's capabilities, best practices and notable work. She boosts campaign success for both agency and clients through business, advertising and consumer press.
Previously, Parsley was the Marketing/PR Director at AKQA. Her efforts during her tenure facilitated many of the agency's accolades including “Agency of the Year” wins from AdAge, Adweek, OMMA and SHOOT Magazine as well as Creativity's first-ever Interactive Agency of the Year. AKQA was also named in Fast Company's "Fast 50", featuring the world's 50 most innovative companies.
Prior to AKQA, Parsley was the Marketing & PR Manager at internet advertising firm Lot21 building the agency’s solid reputation in emerging technologies. When Lot21 was acquired by Carat in January 2002, she then re-positioned the agency’s unique combination of media and creative capabilities.
PR News named Parsley one of “15 to Watch” for making significant strides in PR for the online marketing industry and also contributed to the launch of SF BIG as the association’s original Communications Chair. Molly started her career in 1996 at USWeb and is a graduate of Indiana University's School of Journalism.
Molly Parsley is a native of Louisville, KY, which is pronounced locally as [ˈluːǝvǝl] (listen: 
Marketing & PR Manager
Marketing & PR Manager
Marketing & PR Manager

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