Partner/Business Development Director
Pres Davenport has spent his career at growth-oriented marketing and communications companies, developing a unique ability to look deeply and help brands create truly innovative solutions for their marketing, communications and public affairs challenges. He joined Eckel & Vaughan (E&V) in 2012 and became a partner in 2016. During that time, he helped E&V establish successful relationships with the North Carolina ABC Commission, Dominion Energy, Facebook, RDU Airport Authority, House of Raeford Farms, and RJ Reynolds Tobacco, among others.
Prior to joining E&V, Pres spent more than a decade helping grow New Media Strategies (NMS), a social media pioneer, into the nation’s largest social media agency. During his time at NMS, he helped develop new services and identified new clients, resulting in a period of unprecedented growth. Pres has helped launch or lead the social media strategies for numerous Fortune 100 brands, including Domino’s Pizza, Roche, Lowes, Lexus, TomTom, Chick-fil-A, Sea World, The Golf Channel, and Turner Sports.
Pres holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Pres is a past Chair of the Wrightsville Beach Marketing Committee and the North Carolina Holiday Flotilla.
He resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife Weezie and their young son and daughter.