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Leading Ohio Marketing Agency Expands Team to Accommodate Growth and Enhance Client Services

Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations Hires Three New Associates for Dayton and Columbus Offices

DAYTON, OH (December 22, 2011)-Hafenbrack Marketing & Public Relations is pleased to announce the expansion of their team with three new associates. Hafenbrack Marketing, founded more than 32 years ago, is a leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency with offices in Dayton, Springfield and Columbus. To accommodate recent growth and enhance client service capabilities, Hafenbrack Marketing has added Brian Mercer, Account Manager, Mackenzie Barker, Graphic Designer, and Lesley Waldsmith, Director of Public Relations and Social Media, to its talented team of professionals.

As Account Manager, Mercer will be responsible for keeping projects on track and on budget while also consulting clients on a daily basis. Prior to joining Hafenbrack, Mercer worked for more than 10 years for ACME Communications and WBDT-TV in Dayton as the Research & Sales Marketing Director where he won an Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and a silver Hermes Award. Mercer graduated from the University of Cincinnati and specializes in marketing, media and client interactions.

Mackenzie Barker graduated from the School of Advertising Art with an Associates of Applied Business in Advertising Art in May 2011 and joins the Hafenbrack creative team as a Graphic Designer. Barker is interested in art and design and brings with her new sources of inspiration for the creative team.

Lesley Waldsmith joins the Hafenbrack team as the Director of Public Relations and Social Media. She will oversee the PR department and related projects, including social media. She is active in the community as a member of PRSA. Waldsmith graduated from Wittenberg University in 2006 with a double major in English Literature and Business Management. "We couldn't be more pleased to welcome these three talented professionals to our growing team," said Dave Hafenbrack, Founder, Hafenbrack Marketing. "As our clients and prospective clients' needs expand and change, so must our capabilities and services. With the help of these three new professionals we're looking forward to continued growth heading into 2012."

About Hafenbrack Marketing

Hafenbrack Marketing Company is a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency with offices in Dayton, Columbus, and Springfield, Ohio. Since its founding over 32 years ago, Hafenbrack has been venerable allies to businesses small and large, local and regional, across all sectors. Hafenbrack Marketing also founded a healthcare division, Genessa Health Marketing. Learn about Hafenbrack Marketing at Hafenbrack.com, Twitter.com/Hafenbrack and Google+.