Leadership

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We’d prefer to meet you in person, but until we have that opportunity, here’s some information about the folks who help our business — and yours — stay straight on course.

Ray Martino Partner

In addition to his partner duties, Ray also heads up our public relations and administrative groups. With 42 years of experience as a PR consultant, manager, and business owner, he devotes his time to company management, business development, and strategic planning. He’s worked with clients in nearly every sector, specializing in business to business — everything from strategic planning and consulting, to crisis communications and media training.

Ray is active in many community organizations, with an emphasis on education and literacy. He serves on advisory boards at St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College of Rochester, and is president of Literacy Volunteers of Rochester.

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Client Experience
  • Windstream
  • Harris RF Communications
  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
  • The Bonadio Group
Kevin Flynn Partner

Kevin’s obsession is generating ideas that do more to grow our clients’ businesses. In addition to his duties as partner, he also manages our Client Services, Media, and Business Development functions. In the agency business since 1981, he also provides strategic direction for a wide variety of clients and industries. He divides his time between managing the company, business development, and strategic planning for current clients.

Kevin is an instrument-rated private pilot, which makes it easy for him to personally visit out-of-town clients and prospects. He’s also a member of the Seven Summits Club, having climbed to the top of the highest mountain on all seven continents.

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Client Experience
  • MetLife
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Xerox Corporation
  • Golf Galaxy
  • CooperVision
Chris FlynnPartner

In addition to his partner duties, Chris also heads up our creative and video broadcast groups. Chris applies his knowledge of broadcast production, digital marketing, and account planning to all agency clients. His passion for technology helps us employ the latest tools to better serve our clients. In addition to his management duties, he works on business development, as well as strategic planning for our current clients. Chris joined the family business in 1987, and immediately began putting his skills to work on a variety of accounts.

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Client Experience
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Golf Galaxy
  • CooperVision
  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
  • Xerox Corporation
Robbie MageeExecutive Director

Robbie contributes strategic direction on the accounts she oversees, in addition to project management. She has a strong background in direct marketing, acquisition and retention programs, affinity marketing, and Customer Relationship Management program development. Robbie has more than 20 years of advertising and marketing experience working with a number of Fortune 500 companies.

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Client Experience
  • MetLife
  • United HealthCare
  • AARP
  • Prudential
  • NCOA
  • ABC/Disney
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Xerox Corporation
Tim DownsExecutive Creative Director

Tim oversees our award-winning creative team, providing both strategic and creative direction. With more than 25 years of agency experience, his focus is on delivering highly interruptive, smart communications that achieve client objectives and get results. Tim concentrates on maintaining a high level of creative work by interacting closely with both client and the agency teams.

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Client Experience
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Mentholatum
  • Healthcare Products
  • W.F. Young
  • Buffalo Bills
  • CooperVision
Julie WegmanDirector, Business Development

Julie has deep experience in marketing strategy, and has worked extensively in the healthcare, financial services, retail, and manufacturing industries. She brings a wealth of knowledge in direct marketing and electronic media — and, recently, helped launch and grow several global medical device and national consumer packaged goods brands. Julie has worked with a variety of clients on brand strategy, channel management, employee motivation and training, and sales process improvement.

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Client Experience
  • Teleflex
  • Getinge Group
  • C.R. Bard
  • BD Medical
  • CooperVision
  • Xerox Corporation
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Citibank
  • MasterCard
John Marianetti Executive Producer

As our executive producer, John oversees all broadcast, traditional video, and integrated Web video projects to make sure that everything runs smoothly and delights our clients. His passion is to convey our clients’ message with sight, sound, and motion that engage the audience. With more than 30 years of experience, John is our resident “road warrior,” having produced projects domestically and internationally for clients.

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Client Experience
  • Windstream
  • Xerox
  • MetLife
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Gleason
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
Beth VanVlietDirector, Client Services

Beth has extensive experience in consumer marketing strategy, advertising, direct marketing, social media, and call center management on behalf of our clients. She has managed business-to-business marketing initiatives in the technology and service sectors, and her team also supports the agency’s research and planning functions. Previously, she served as VP of Marketing Strategy and Implementation at Citibank, and VP of Marketing Communications at JPMorgan Chase.

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Client Experience
  • AAA
  • e.p.t.
  • Sucrets
  • Rohto
  • OXY
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Frontier Communications
  • Sinus Buster
  • Absorbine
  • Golf Galaxy
  • Citibank
Colleen BogartExecutive Director, Media Services

As executive director of our media department, Colleen provides keen insight and strategic thinking to meet campaign objectives. She adds value to our clients’ budgets by preparing and executing traditional and digital media plans that are cost effective and on target. With more than 25 years of media experience, Colleen is always looking for new ways to help clients do more with their media dollars. She has worked with a wide variety of brands.

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Client Experience
  • AAA
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
  • MetLife
  • Segar and Sciortino
  • Sinus Buster
Megan Connor-MurphyDirector, PR & Social Media

With more than 20 years of experience in public relations, journalism, and politics, Megan is uniquely qualified to lead our public relations and social media team in promoting sustained growth for our clients. She began her career in government relations and has held a variety of editorial positions with local, national, and international publications, including Time magazine. Her extensive agency experience includes content marketing, media relations, and reputation management programs across numerous industries, including IT/telecom, automotive, and healthcare.

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Client Experience
  • General Motors/Chevrolet
  • Shiseido
  • Frontier Communications
  • EarthLink
  • Tenet Health Hospitals
  • SmartPill
  • Barilla
  • PGA of America

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