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Linda Dektas, Owner & CEO
In addition to heading up Creative Storm, a WBE certified marketing & PR firm, Linda offers clients effective strategies and big ideas through smart communication insights. A great listener, Linda’s thinking process has produced results for our clients in both branding campaigns as well as programs to increase sales and customers. With over 20 years in the industry, Linda has put her marketing/PR skills to work, partnering with leading brands like Procter & Gamble, the PGA Tour, Arnold Palmer, Andersen Windows and UC Physicians.
Mike Dektas, President
With a wide range of management and creative experience, Mike Dektas brings award-winning creativity to every Creative Storm account. Having received numerous awards for marketing as well as PR campaigns, Mike has created results for major clients for over 25 years. His energy and enthusiasm for marketing & PR is seen in initiatives for Pepto-Bismol, Delta Airlines, American Savings Bank, Andersen Windows, LaRosa’s, Gold Star Chili and many others. Above all else, Mike enjoys teaming with clients to develop effective programs. The industry has recognized Mike, awarding him the AAF Medal for leading marketing executive of the year.
Margie Long, Managing Creative Director
Want your campaign message focused and on point? Want award-winning, breakthrough creativity and images? Our clients do, and that’s why each Creative Storm client enjoys working with Margie Long. Her creative approaches have received recognition in the housing & construction, financial, packaged goods, technology and healthcare industries. Best of all, her strategies help clients surge to the top of their markets. Isn’t that the most important goal of any creative strategy?
Jenn Dwyer, Art Director
She’s a conceptual thinker. She’s an expert designer, one who will even write headlines. Jenn Dwyer puts the finishing touch on the client’s image. Recognized and awarded for her brand identity logo designs, as well as community public service marketing, Jenn is an invaluable team member to Creative Storm clients. When asked what’s important with the “look” of the work, Jenn puts it best…“keeping client’s looking fresh and up-to-date.”
David Huey, Video Director/Digital Marketing
David’s video and photographic talents have been sought by national television, magazines and trade journals alike. His knowledge and experience of video technology has produced a host of awards and industry recognition for local, regional and national clients. With digital video experience as well as on-air broadcast, Dave has built brands with clients in a wide range of industries. Awareness reaches new levels on the web as well as on TV with the help of Dave’s smart-marketing video skills.
Jerry Sanders, Audio/Visual Director
Branding through music and sound is a memorable thing. Jerry makes it memorable, directing audio and creative commercial production for multimedia advertising, radio, TV and the web, as well as post scoring and sound design. With background of managing a 36-track fully-equipped recording studio, Jerry has supervised recording projects for clients, including being executive producer with an MCA recording artist. When clients want the sound, they come to Jerry.
Phil Hamilton, Digital Director
Phil oversees digital projects, providing information digital architecture recommendations and designs, as well as facilitating new business development. Clients get results from digital content creating awareness programs that Phil develops. Whether it’s building a database, managing social awareness, or re-targeting prospects, Phil is the answer.