VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Reed & Associates Marketing, Inc. (R&A), the Virginia Beach-based full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency, recently welcomed two new members to its team. Allison Mantz, Client Services, and Ashley Berkman, Multimedia, joined R&A earlier this summer.
Mantz comes to R&A with more than seven years of experience in the advertising and marketing industry. With over five years at The Advertising Council in Washington, D.C., Allison worked as a Campaign Manager, overseeing the strategic development and creative execution of several national not-for-profit and government multimedia advertising campaigns. Most recently, Allison worked at a local advertising agency as an Account Executive for clients including TowneBank and Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance (HREDA). Allison is a graduate of Norfolk Academy and Villanova University where she received her bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Communication.
Berkman joins the R&A team with extensive experience in video production and multimedia design. Following receiving her bachelor’s degree in Theatre and Communication from Old Dominion University, as well as receiving her Associate of Applied Science degree in Multimedia Graphic Design, Ashley most recently worked as a package designer for Dollar Tree, Inc. She has also worked with URS Corporation and Vidcom, Inc. in both videographer and graphic design capacities. Her diverse design and video work has been featured in corporate and military training materials, short films, academic publications, national retail stores and on television.
“We are thrilled to add another layer to our client services team with Allison Mantz. She has a proven track record of delivering both top-notch customer service and results, which makes her a perfect fit for R&A. Ashley Berkman comes to us with great experience and a head filled with creative concepts. I cannot wait to see those ideas come to life,” said Reed & Associates Marketing Co-Owner and President, Ashley Knepper.