Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 3, 2009
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates Inc. (hfa), a full-service marketing communications firm based in Akron, Ohio, recently made three additions to its expanding team.
As an interactive media specialist, Pete Radke oversees a variety of tasks, including pay-per-click advertising, search engine marketing and social media marketing. He manages several client accounts with a goal of maximizing return on investment through search engine optimization. Radke joins hfa with a strong technical background, part of which he acquired while he was employed at NASA. Radke is a member of the Cleveland Social Media Club and holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Cleveland State University. He resides in Medina with his wife and four children. He enjoys playing the guitar and competitive soccer.
Sam Russell supports the media department as an assistant integrated media specialist. Russell assists with optimizing search engine marketing, budget tracking and competitive research for a variety of client accounts. He also can be found tracking web analytics and working on traditional media planning activities. Russell was the first in his family to graduate from college when he graduated cum laude from Ashland University with a bachelor's degree in marketing and communications in May 2009. He brings experience as a media intern at Jo-Ann Fabrics. Russell spends his spare time with his family and is passionate about listening to and composing music. He resides in Canton.
Guests to hfa are greeted by the smiling face and helpful demeanor of Staci Westren, hfa's receptionist. As the first impression of the agency, Westren makes sure all guests are treated like family. In addition, she provides a welcoming voice to every incoming phone call. Westren holds a bachelor's degree in business/marketing from The University of Akron. She and her husband also own and operate a Strickland's Frozen Custard franchise in Cuyahoga Falls. In her spare time, she can be found running, reading or spending time with her family. Westren lives in Cuyahoga Falls with her husband and two children.
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hfa (Hitchcock Fleming & Associates Inc.) is a full-service marketing communications agency specializing in retail, consumer, industrial, government, building products and business-to-business clients. hfa was established in 1940. Among its clients are The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world's largest tire companies; Carter Lumber and its more than 200 stores; Tremco, North America's premier provider of comprehensive facility management solutions; KraftMaid, one of the nation's largest cabinetry manufacturers; and the City of Akron, Ohio. hfa's expertise encompasses branding, research, strategic planning, public relations and media. Whether working in print, broadcast or Web formats via The BuzzwerksTM interactive division, hfa cuts through communications clutter to make a client's message resonate. To learn more, please visit http://www.teamhfa.com and http://www.thebuzzwerks.com.
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates Inc.
Jack DeLeo, President/CEO
330.376.2111, Ext. 3306
Katie Greenwald, Assistant Account Manager
330.376.2111, Ext. 3399