BFG ANNOUNCES PROMOTION and NEW HIRES

Hilton Head Island, S.C., April 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 04/20/17 (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) BFG is pleased to announce that Lisa Ringelstetter has been promoted to the position of Vice President Client Services.

In this role, Lisa serves as a senior partner and confidant for clients, as well as internal cross-disciplinary teams to ensure quality of relationship and work product.  Responsible for providing both strategic and tactical leadership for a growing portfolio of business, Lisa will continue to manage the team responsible for day-to-day account operations and relationship management.

Lisa has nearly two decades of experience on both the agency and client side, with overall account management, account growth, and leadership of cross-functional teams working with companies and clients, such as Verizon Wireless, Whirlpool Corporation, South Carolina tourism, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the PGA TOUR and Dr. Oetker Virtuoso.

Kevin Meany, President and CEO of BFG, commented, “Lisa’s success working with key client executives, and her genuine eagerness to work with, mentor, encourage and learn from a diverse and talented team makes her particularly well suited for this role.”

BFG also welcomes new hires to the team: 

Ivonne Azuradia has joined BFG as a Creative Director, Copy located in our New York City office/location working on Campari brands.  Ivonne comes to us with a rich background in copywriting.  Most recently, she was at Profero, a division of the Mullen Lowe Group, where she was the Associate Creative Director and the creative lead on brands such as Smirnoff and Cointreau.

Elliott Allen has also joined BFG as a Creative Director, Copy located in our Hilton Head office/location.

Elliott is an experienced Creative Director who has worked on brands such as Newcastle Brown Ale, Russell’s Reserve, Baskin Robbins and Puma Golf.  Previously, he was the Group Creative Director at Vitro and has been freelancing in Charleston, SC. 

BFG’s Chief Creative Office, VP, Scott Seymour said, “We excited to have such passionate and experienced creatives join our team.”

About BFG Communications

Headquartered in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, BFG Communications is an independent, creative communications agency that maintains core offices in New York City and Atlanta, as well as field locations throughout the U.S. Since its inception in 1995, BFG has grown and thrived upon a fundamental principle that “inspired people create inspired work.” Creatively driven and strategically grounded, BFG helps companies build brands by delivering consumer insights, crafting seamless storytelling and offering expertise across various disciplines, including: brand development and strategy, digital and social media, experiential marketing, promotions, Public Relations and more. Today, BFG proudly serves a multitude of prominent clients, such as Campari North America, The Coca-Cola Company, Progressive Insurance, Whirlpool Corporation and many others. bfgcom.com

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CONTACT: Kevin Meany
BFG Communications
(843) 301-4444
kmeany@bfgcom.com