Innis Maggiore Group Expands Marketing Staff

CANTON, Ohio (Sept. 27, 2002) - Innis Maggiore Group, Inc., a leading regional integrated communications firm, announces the hiring of three new associates.

Michael Butlien has been added to the agency's direct marketing department as data analyst. He serves major clients' direct mail campaigns by offering response analysis and refining future efforts. With a master's in business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree from Union College, Butlien has worked in marketing for nearly twenty years, most recently as vice president and director of operations at Ligget-Stashower in Cleveland. He currently resides in Akron.

Bob Kintigh, a trained programmer and software developer, has joined the firm as web manager and is responsible for strategy, programming and design of client web projects. Before coming to Innis Maggiore, he served as solution developer for Pontis Group and as systems administrator for SARCOM. A resident of Canton, Kintigh earned a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from DeVry Institute of Technology.

Mike Uhren has been hired as account coordinator, having previously worked on programs for KB Toys, Big Lots and Pizza Hut as assistant account executive at SBC Advertising. At Innis Maggiore, Uhren will oversee creative work on numerous clients' accounts. He holds a bachelor's degree in advertising from Kent State University and resides in the Canton area.

Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm employing more than 50 associates with offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pa. The company has tripled in size since 1997, with 2001 capitalized billings of more than $19 million. 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. The company maintains a website at www.innismaggiore.com.

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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