About Us

Communication Associates is a boutique communication and design firm located in Memphis, Tennessee.  For over 35 years, CA has provided training to Fortune 500 companies, and website and graphic design to successful entrepreneurial and non-profit customers like Boscos Restaurant & Brewing Co., Ghost River Brewing, The Arc of Tennessee, The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, The Orpheum Theatre, The University of Maryland, and many others.

Jed McQuownJed McQuown
 President and Owner

Jed McQuown joined Communication Associates in 1999 as trainer and marketing director.  With a background in teaching, instruction, and design, Jed was a natural fit for a company which excels in changing the way companies look at communication.

In October 2004, Jed became president of the company, continuing to build on the strong communication principles CA was founded on.

Today, Communication Associates remains one of Memphis’ most creative and innovative boutique communication firms.  The firm, under Jed’s leadership, remains loyal to its greatest strengths - providing custom corporate training and development to communication-minded companies across the U.S., and delivering graphic design and web design to the mid-south.


  • President of the Madison Avenue Business Association (MABA)
  • Board Member of the Midtown Memphis Development Corporation
  • Advisory Committee Member to the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) Alternative Analysis (AA) Study
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Marketing Society of the Mid-South