Innis Maggiore Hires Four; Sees Expansion of Web and PR

Continued Growth for the Nation's Leading Specialist in Positioning

CANTON, Ohio (July 5, 2007) - Accelerated growth, in web and public relations account work in particular, has resulted in the appointment of four new associates for Innis Maggiore, the nation's leading agency in the practice of positioning. The new hires include:

    • Alyssa Papadopulos - traffic manager
    • Jason Sypolt - senior web developer
    • Ricky White II - web developer
    • Janine Young - senior account supervisor public relations

"As experts in the practice of positioning, we have always proclaimed the importance of PR as the best way to build a brand," said Donna Shelley, director public relations. "Increased attention to this discipline and the growth of our PR work as an agency are indicators that clients value the efficiency of a strategic PR program and our ability to implement programs that generate measurable results."

"With continued emphasis on interactive media, we have concentrated on building our full-service web team with individuals who possess both the skills necessary to do the job and the mindset to incorporate positioning strategy into everything we build," said Dick Maggiore, president and CEO. "This attention to strategy is our specialty and enables us to harness the full power of this medium." 

In addition to the new hires, an internal promotion was awarded in the creative department.

Cheryl Henderson - senior art director (hi res image)

Innis Maggiore is the nation's leading agency in the practice of positioning, building strong brand positions for companies in competitive markets. The advertising and public relations agency, with 2006 capitalized billings of more than $24 million, employs more than 40 associates at its offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio.

Key clients include Alside, Aultman Health Foundation, Bank of America, Goodyear, GuideStone Financial Resources, NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Progressive Foam Technologies, RTI International Metals and Republic Engineered Products.

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