The Partnership Expands Account Leadership, Creative, Digital and Media Teams

Atlanta Advertising Agency’s Eight Staff Additions and Promotions Reflect Continued Growth.

Atlanta, GA, June 30, 2011 --( The Partnership, an integrated marketing agency, announced the recent hiring and promotion of eight team members as it further expands its account leadership, creative, digital and media capabilities.

New hires and promotions at The Partnership include:

Harry Hayes, creative director
Olivia “Liv” McKinsey, vice president, digital director
Kim Fletcher, senior account manager
Charles Linden, senior art and digital director
Kourtney Harris, account manager
Lillian Lee-Ehrmann, creative operations manager
Beth Bettis, digital media analyst
Virginia Simms, promoted to senior account manager

“We work hard to improve our client’s return on their marketing investments,” said David Arnold founder and president of The Partnership. “We’ve seen this hard work result in exponential improvement in their business and this has resulted in greater demand for our services. Thus the need for additional talent in all disciplines.”

“The only constant in business is change,” said Andre’ Nel, executive creative director at The Partnership. “This may sound trite but we have the experience, customer insights, and creative talent to help our clients manage and exploit it. As a team we seek to Get the Right Idea and Get the Idea Right.”

“Our mission is to do great work for great clients,” said Jim Crone, EVP, managing director at The Partnership. “We grow by helping our clients grow their businesses using creative thinking as the catalyst.”

About The Partnership
The Partnership, Inc. is an integrated marketing services agency offering interactive, advertising, design, digital media and promotional marketing solutions. Founded in 1983, The Partnership is one of Atlanta’s Top 25 marketing services agencies. The Partnership works with leading brands including Alere Healthcare, Carhartt, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, First Option Mortgage, GLOCK, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Peach Pass, Staybridge Suites and UHS-Pruitt Healthcare. The Partnership team has been recognized for creative excellence by: AIGA, Addys, American Advertising Federation, CLIO Awards, Communication Arts, EFFIE Worldwide, New York Festivals, One Show, Radio Mercury, NY Art Director’s Club, the Sawyer Award, & US Film Festival. For more information visit

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Jim Crone