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Lauren Ianuzi Named “40 Under Forty” Honoree

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Lauren Ianuzi, director of social media at Pinckney Hugo Group, has been named to BizEventz’s 2022 “40 Under Forty” list of honorees. She will be recognized at the 25th annual “40 Under Forty” Celebration & Awards Program at the Oncenter on Thursday, Nov. 10.

Each year, 40 professionals under the age of 40 in the Central New York region are recognized for excelling in the workplace and giving back to their community. Winners are chosen by a panel of independent judges that includes community leaders and past recipients of the award.

As director of social media, Ianuzi is responsible for developing, managing and implementing compelling social media content strategies for agency clients. She also helps plan engaging social media activations and influencer programs, and oversees audience engagement on client social media pages. Ianuzi is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Syracuse Class of 2020 and has a bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism from St. John Fisher University. She has worked at the agency for over five years.

Along with her professional responsibilities at Pinckney Hugo Group, Ianuzi is a regular participant in agency-wide volunteer initiatives and active supporter of a number of community fundraisers. Outside of the office, she is secretary of the Women’s Fund of Central New York Leadership Council and has lent her time to the Leadership Greater Syracuse marketing committee. She is actively involved in the Syracuse chapter of the St. John Fisher Alumni Association, participating in local volunteer activities, and serves as a media and communication department advisory board member.

Since 2007, 11 Pinckney Hugo Group team members have received this honor.

Lauren Ianuzi
Lauren Ianuzi

About Pinckney Hugo Group:

Pinckney Hugo Group is a full-service integrated marketing communications firm providing strategic solutions for clients in a broad range of industries. The firm is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s). Pinckney Hugo Group was named one of the Best Companies to Work For in New York State four times and has been included on Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America eight times. For more information, call 315-478-6700 or visit