Meet Jason Zulauf

Patricia CrumpSpiro Blog, Team

Meet Jason Zulauf, a graphic designer, website developer and the quiet Brand Architect™ that you should watch out for — because he can concept and design anything from logos, to brochures, magazine ads, websites, e-blasts, billboards and direct mail pieces of campaigns. His professional production experience goes back to 2005, and his proficiency with Mac OSX and Windows Operating System, … Read More

Meet Kaitlin Cangro

Patricia CrumpSpiro Blog, Team

Meet Kaitlin Cangro, a public relations specialist best known around the office for a wide assortment of press releases and blog posts, dozens of media lists, an up-to-the-ceiling pile of notes, several hundred daily walks to the printer – or so it seems — and an ever-growing trail of e-mails that are so frequent that they have become the brunt … Read More

Meet Phillip Barrera

Patricia CrumpSpiro Blog

Phil Barrera - Brand Architect

Meet Phillip Barrera, a senior art director and web developer, as well as a Brand Architect™ whose canvas at Spiro & Associates came on the cusp of decades of graphic design, printing and mentoring services. Known as the go-to guy for projects that come with a quick turnaround, he maintains office morale with weekly industry-based satirical cartoons and Taco Tuesday … Read More

Meet Erin Donati

Jeffrey AbbottSpiro Blog

Meet Erin Donati, a Brand Architect whose job title — Production and Traffic Manager — does not even come close to alluding to all that she handles. From managing production, to supporting activities, to coordinating workflow and deadlines among all departments, she spends most of the week running the errands and logging the hours that keep us all on our … Read More

Meet Don Gross

Jeffrey AbbottBrand Architects, Spiro Blog

Meet Don Gross, the Brand Architect with the most negotiating power when it comes to media buying/placement on behalf of our clients. His journey ranges from media, to real estate, to investment, to financial advising. And while we are certainly glad that he found his way back to the profession he is most passionate about and has a degree in, … Read More

Meet Mark Heideman

Jeffrey AbbottSpiro Blog

Meet Mark Heideman, our most seasoned Brand Architect whose 14-year commitment to agency art direction and a lifetime of athletic ventures keeps us enthusiastic about the days ahead. While this may not be his first rodeo, he never ceases to amaze us with his creative concepts and collaborative skills that help carry our team through countless brochures, ads, direct mail … Read More

Senior Art Director Lynsey Focuses on Artistry and Operations

Christopher SpiroSpiro Blog, Team

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We knew Senior Art Director Lynsey would be a great fit with the other Brand Architects here at Spiro & Associates after meeting her in 2013 when she was recruited to come onboard. Lynsey works with her creative peers to solidify the clients’ vision of “the big idea.” In addition to her art direction duties, Lynsey has moved into our … Read More

Distinguished Entrepreneur Nominees Recognized

Christopher SpiroNews, Spiro & Associates, Spiro Blog

(April 2017) — Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations & Brand Architecture is proud to have hosted a grand reception on the evening of April 5 for the 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida nominees right here at our world headquarters in downtown Fort Myers. Distinguished entrepreneur nominees for the 6th annual program come from a variety of business … Read More

Is Social Media Really Worth The Time?

Jeffrey AbbottSpiro Blog

Is social media worth a business’s time? Heck, yes! A recent USA Today Small Business Column that ran in The News-Press Business Section titled “Is social media really worth the time?” (March 19, 2017) presents the argument that small businesses gain little to no real ROI from investing time and money into a comprehensive social media marketing strategy. [Our response … Read More