Jackson Spalding Hires 12 in Atlanta and Dallas

Jackson Spalding, an independent marketing communications agency, has welcomed 12 employees to its Atlanta and Dallas teams since January, expanding the firm’s media buying, graphic design, marketing and administrative expertise.  The firm celebrated its 20th anniversary July 14, and as co-founder Bo Spalding puts it, “we’re here because of our people. The only thing Glen [Jackson] and I can take credit for is that we’ve hired well.”

Expanding the team to 118 professionals, the new additions to Jackson Spalding include (in alphabetical order):

  • Alfredo Brown
    (technology) formerly with RippleIT and currently serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserve as an Aerospace Medical Technician
  • Ashley Lansdale
    (public relations), formerly a public relations manager with the Georgia Aquarium
  • Carolyn Chen
    (graphic design), formerly a digital designer with the Never Without agency
  • Delvin Williams
    (financial analyst), formerly a financial analyst with Arby’s
  • Eden Taylor
    (public relations), formerly in sales and marketing at Modern Luxury Magazine
  • Gloria Bruce
    (financial), formerly the production billing supervisor with Resources-USA in New York City
  • Kate Zelenka
    (public relations), formerly an account executive with MRY
  • Kimberly Wise
    (public relations), formerly a team lead and senior media strategist with the PR agency Allidura Consumer, a Chandler Chicco Company
  • Laura Bailey
    (marketing), formerly served in a variety of roles with Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG), most recently as a retail      merchandising strategist
  • Nancy Sharp
    (public relations), formerly a director of marketing for residential real estate developments with The Marketing      Directors
  • Robert Bumgarner
    (graphic design), formerly a promotional producer with WNCT
  • Sean Ward
    (public relations), formerly in communications with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Tori Veight
    (media planning), formerly a sales coordinator with the digital agency Undertone

“We continue to put a priority on finding, selecting and retaining top talent,” said Glen Jackson, co-founder of Jackson Spalding. “This disciplined process sets the tone for our most important work, serving our clients and meeting and exceeding their marketing communications needs.”

About Jackson Spalding

Jackson Spalding is one of the largest independent, integrated marketing firms in the Southeast, and is grounded in the promise of a better way to help clients clearly and effectively tell their stories. The company has three offices (Atlanta, Athens, Ga. and Dallas), 118 team members and a client roster that includes the University of Georgia, Orkin, Toyota, Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, SCANA Energy, Google, the College Football Hall of Fame, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Mattress Firm and Primrose Schools to name a few. The firm has won more than 40 awards in the past four years, was named “Best Legal PR Firm” in Atlanta by the Daily Report in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and ranked in the top 10 Atlanta workplaces among companies with fewer than 150 employees in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution‘s 2014 and 2015 Top 150 Atlanta Workplaces. For more information, visit www.jacksonspalding.com.

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