Brownstein Group welcomes nine new employees to support several expanding departments, as the agency’s client portfolio continues to grow. The recent appointments to the New Business, Client Services, Creative, Project Management and Strategy teams are crucial components to the agency’s blend of talents.
“It has been an exciting time around the agency, and these new faces are important and contributing factors to the positive changes taking place here,” said Marc Brownstein, President and CEO. “Our new hires come with specific knowledge and experience related to their positions, and because of the unique structure at Brownstein Group, we also hire with the mindset that every employee should be able to work well with departments across the agency. Each of our new employees has proven the ability to help Brownstein Group continue to produce integrated, collaborative work.”
Shaun Haggerty has joined the Strategy Team as New Business Coordinator, after earning experience in account management as an intern at three agencies. A graduate of Rowan University, Haggerty received the Rowan Ad Club Rising Star Award in 2010 and is a member of the Philadelphia Ad Club.
Jason Kaminsky has assumed the role of Strategist after originally joining BG as Assistant Account Executive. A graduate of Temple University, Kaminsky has a background in graphic design and professional experience in social media, having worked as a blog developer and strategist.
Jeff Olivo has joined BG as a Senior Account Executive, after years of experience working with a diverse group of B2B and B2C clients. A graduate of the University of Delaware, Olivo has managed integrated campaigns that utilized traditional, non-traditional and digital tools for clients in retail, medical technology, healthcare and higher education.
Chris Fernandez has joined BG as Senior Art Director after several years’ experience leading creative for interactive projects and designing and illustrating for a number of high-profile clients. Fernandez is also an adjunct professor at his alma mater, Drexel University, where he studied digital media.
Keelia Murnane has joined the Creative Team as a Junior Designer/Production Artist after starting at BG as an intern. A graduate of the University of the Arts, she has worked as a freelance graphic designer, creating a logo and identity system for a startup healthcare marketing firm.
Emily Persa has joined BG’s Project Management team as Interactive Project Manager. A graduate of Penn State University, Persa has a strong background in interactive marketing and eCommerce operations, after working as a website operations associate for a major bridal retailer.
Theresa Kressel has also joined BG as a Project Manager after several years in marketing and media services at a number of major casinos and resorts, where she managed creative for print ads, radio, television and billboards and managed production of commercials and photo shoots. Kressel is a graduate of San Diego State University.
Mara Sardella has joined BG in the agency’s new position of Human Resources Coordinator. Sardella has previous experience as a lacrosse coach, benefit program analyst and family assistant. She received her B.A. in psychology from LaSalle University.
About Brownstein Group
Brownstein Group is a brand communication firm located in Center City Philadelphia. Founded in 1964 as Brownstein Advertising, Brownstein Group has since evolved into a network of integrated communication specialties encompassing brand strategy, advertising and design, public relations and social media, and interactive. A member of the 4As, the Public Relations Society of America and Philly Ad Club, Brownstein Group provides services to local, national and international clients such as IKEA, Comcast, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, SUPERPRETZEL, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia International Auto Show, Bancroft, Campus Apartments and The Graham Company. Twitter @Brownstein_Grp, Facebook at www.facebook.com/brownsteingroup, or www.brownsteingroup.com.
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