Innis Maggiore Group Continues Growth

CANTON, Ohio (November 21, 2002) -Innis Maggiore Group, Inc., a leading regional integrated communications firm, announces the hiring of four new associates to assist with the continued growth of the agency.

Cindy Christen is now the production manager at Innis Maggiore and is responsible for agency traffic and production coordination. Her career includes previous positions with Whitemeyer Advertising and Danner Press. Christen holds a bachelor's degree in graphic design from The University of Akron and resides in Canton.

Also joining the creative department is Jennifer Hayes, who now holds the position of graphic artist at the agency. She has previously worked for American Greetings Corp., Design x 9 Senior Design Studio and Murr's Printing and Graphics. Hayes holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design from The University of Akron and a bachelor of fine arts in painting from Ohio University. She currently lives in Akron.

"It is exciting to keep up our growth rate in a down economy," said Dick Maggiore, president and CEO, Innis Maggiore Group. "We continue to hire the talented staff necessary to deliver superior products and services to our clients."

Joining Innis Maggiore Group in the direct marketing department are Stacey Gerhardstein and Sarika Jagtiani.

Gerhardstein is a senior account coordinator for the Innis Maggiore direct team. She has a bachelor of business administration from Kent State University, and previously worked for Jo-Ann Stores, Inc. as promotions and advertising coordinator. Gerhardstein is a Youngstown resident.

Sarika Jagtiani joins Innis Maggiore as an account coordinator having prior experience at Liggett-Stashower Direct, Alltel Publishing and The David Group. Jagtiani has a bachelor of science degree in advertising from Kent State University and resides in Cleveland.

Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm employing nearly 60 associates with offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pa. The company has tripled in size since 1997, and forecasts capitalized billings of $24 million in 2002. Key clients include Aultman Health Foundation, Brewster Dairy, Liquid Control Corp., Louisiana-Pacific Corp., Microsoft Corp., NancyLopezGolf, NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Progressive Foam Technologies, Rainbow Rentals, Republic Engineered Products, Smithers-Oasis Co., Square Two Golf and Waikem Auto Group. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Direct Marketing Association, the National Investor Relations Institute and the Public Relations Society of America. 

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500
Email: jim.cyphert@innismaggiore.com

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