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New Kent, VA, United States, 2011/03/09 - Barber Martin Agency announced three new hires, strengthening the company’s creative, media, and account management teams to meet the demand of new clients.
The firm has added James Setaro, Steve Covert and Brittney Gorter to its team.
As a full-service advertising agency with more than 22 years of experience serving the retail industry, the new hires extend the agency’s team to more than 30 employees.
“We are excited that our work in the retail sector has been successful and allowed us to add such great professionals to our team,” said Robyn Deyo, agency president. “The addition of these individuals will allow us to better serve our current clients and future ones as we continue to grow and serve companies in the retail industry.”
James Setaro, Account Supervisor
Setaro joins Barber Martin as an experienced professional with more than 16 years of corporate and agency experience. He brings to the firm experience from RightMinds, The Martin Agency and client work with Richmond Convention & Visitors Bureau, Saab, S&K Menswear, Carl Zeiss Optical and other clients. Setaro earned his MBA from VCU in 2003 and is a 1990 graduate of University of Virginia. He is an adjunct instructor for VCU’s School of Mass Communications.
Steve Covert, Associate Creative Director
Covert brings to Barber Martin more than 10 years of advertising experience and has worked on everything from local newspaper, web and magazine ads to national television commercials. Steve has done work for a broad range of clients that include Miller Lite, Macy’s, BP, The Washington Wizards, The Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation, Snagajob.com and many more. He has earned a reputation as a creative problem solver with big ideas and a unique approach to advertising, and has won many national and regional advertising awards.
Brittney Gorter, Media Buyer
Gorter joins Barber Martin with experience from Sheehy + Associates in Louisville, KY, where she worked with grocery retail giant Kroger. She also brings to the agency experience in newspaper ad sales.
About Barber Martin Agency
Founded in 1988, Barber Martin (barbermartin.com) is one of the largest advertising agencies in Virginia, listing Wendy’s Restaurants, Southern States Cooperative, Cato Fashions, nTelos Wireless, Bassett Furniture, and the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth among its clients.