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Clean Design CEO Natalie Perkins Wins 2016 Triangle AdFed Silver Medal Award

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2016) — Clean Design, an award-winning branding + advertising agency, today announced that CEO Natalie Perkins was presented with the 2016 Silver Medal Award by the American Advertising Federation Triangle Chapter (Triangle AdFed) at its annual American Advertising Awards gala. The Silver Medal Award, the highest individual honor given out by Triangle AdFed, recognizes individuals whose exceptional careers have contributed to the betterment of the Triangle creative community.

“I am humbled to receive this award from my peers for whom I have so much respect,” said Natalie. “It is an honor to be included among such esteemed company who have worked to make the Triangle the destination for creativity it is today.”

Natalie has more than 25 years of marketing experience and has truly worked in every facet of the creative industry. She is known for her “live by the Golden Rule” motto, which continues to earn her respect from employees, clients, and the community. Testament to her vision and leadership, Clean Design is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is among the fastest growing agencies in the state.

In addition to her outstanding professional career, Natalie is a longtime community supporter, active in numerous charities and serving on boards including Duke Raleigh Hospital, the Holt Brothers Foundation, Leadership North Carolina, Girls Scouts, and the Wake Education Partnership. A graduate of the prestigious 2015 Leadership North Carolina program, she is no stranger to kudos, having won Women in Business, Best Places to Work, and Integrity in Business recognition.

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About the American Advertising Federation

As the “Unifying Voice for Advertising,” the American Advertising Federation (AAF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the trade association that represents 50,000 professionals in the advertising industry. AAF has a national network of 210 ad clubs and connects the industry with an academic base through its 210 college chapters.