Bulldog Awards Winner Profile

Rick French, French/West/Vaughan

Rick French is founder, chairman and CEO of French/West/Vaughan (FWV), a public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agency with offices in Raleigh, N.C., New York City, Tampa and Los Angeles. In 1997, Mr. French formed Richard French & Associates – and by extension, FWV – following a five-year tenure at Rockett, Burkhead, Lewis & Winslow in Raleigh, where he was senior vice president of strategic brand communications and founder of the firm’s PR practice.

112 E. Hargett Street
Raleigh , North Carolina
Tel. 919.832.6300


Awards won

Individual or team categories

Leader of the Year (PR agency) 2021

Stars of PR

Leader of the Year (PR agency) 2019

Stars of PR

Leader of the Year (PR agency) 2018

Winner Profiles A-Z