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Nat Synowiec

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE & OPERATIONS MANAGER

What do you do for Van Dyke Horn?

I work closely with clients in a variety of fields, from arts to automotive, and I also make sure our team’s virtual and in-person workspaces are functioning properly. I also run the agency’s internship program, recruiting and managing 10 student practitioners per year. 

What are some highlights from your previous experience?

Prior to joining Van Dyke•Horn, I worked for Penguin Putnam Publishing, Merit Marketing Group, and Wayne State University’s Alumni Relations and Marketing & Communications Departments, garnering extensive editorial and writing experience, as well as familiarity with event planning, marketing and database management.

How do you support the community?

For over 20 years, I have been part of the senior leadership of the Mid-American Global Education Council, an educational non-profit that organizes international relations conferences for high-school students across the Midwest region and Canada.  

One of your top career achievements:

I’m particularly proud of the work we’ve done with local artists, non-profits and entrepreneurs to tell their stories, and to elevate the work that they do every day to move our city and region forward.

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in public relations from Wayne State University

Favorite quote:

“Remember, it is no sign of weakness or defeat that your manuscript ends up in need of major surgery. This is a common occurrence in all writing, and among the best writers.” William Strunk, Jr.