Innis Maggiore Group Hires, Promotes Associates

CANTON, Ohio (August 8, 2002) - Innis Maggiore Group, Inc., a leading regional integrated communications firm, announces the hiring of two new associates in its Canton offices and the promotion of another.

Roya Long now serves as senior media planner/buyer and is responsible for overseeing accounts in the agency's direct marketing department. Long most recently held the position of manager of media services for the Wolf Group in Cleveland and represents a diverse background in both planning and buying broad base media. She holds a bachelor's degree from The University of Akron and currently resides in the Akron area.

Shane Brown was also added as a new graphic designer for the agency, having previously served as art director for ImagesEverything and Whitemyer Advertising. At Innis Maggiore, he will work on designing various print and online projects in the company's creative department. Brown completed his bachelor's degree at Kent State University and lives in Canton.

As the agency grows its marketing efforts, Megan Hartong will now assume the office of senior account executive, having previously served as account manager and account executive. She will oversee creative work on numerous accounts. An Akron resident, Hartong holds a degree in diversified communications from Ohio University and served as account manager for Caler & Company, Inc. prior to joining Innis Maggiore in 2000.

With offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio, Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm employing 48 associates. 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, Louisiana-Pacific Corp., Microsoft Corp., NancyLopezGolf, NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Progressive Foam Technologies, Rainbow Rentals, Republic Technologies International, Smithers-Oasis Co., Square Two Golf andWaikem 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
PR Director
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500
C: 330-501-9886
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