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The Brandon Agency, the largest and most awarded privately held integrated marketing communications firm in the Carolinas, welcomes Tara Etter, account manager, and Kiersten Kane, account coordinator to the account management team.

Etter comes to The Brandon Agency with 15 years of agency experience with an emphasis on account services and production. Most recently, she served as a traffic manager at KMT Creative (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and account executive at Neathawk, Dubuque & Packett (Chattanooga, Tenn.). Etter will work with keynote clients including COIT, Mueller and frogg toggs.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in advertising from The University of Georgia and is based out of the Chattanooga office.

Kane joins the agency in a full-time capacity after completing an internship with the agency as a Public Relations/Account Service intern. She will work on a team overseeing Heybo, Fish Hippie, CresCom Bank, and more. Prior she worked at Rawle Murdy (Charleston, S.C.) as a Public Relations/ Social Media Intern and Administrative Assistant.

Kane holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from the College of Charleston and is based at the agency headquarters in Charleston.

“The addition of Tara, with such an extensive knowledge of the agency world, and Kiersten, with familiarity of our culture and high expectations, are both great additions to our team,” Tyler Easterling, President & COO of The Brandon Agency, said. “We’re excited and look forward to the contributions they will make to help position us for continued growth.”

Both roles will focus on day-to-day activities for clients. Each will interface with the various departments to bring together all aspects of the agency’s services for the benefit of each client.

The Brandon Agency has been the driving force behind many well-known brands, including Southern Tide, CresCom Bank, Santee Cooper, HTC, Williams Knife Co., Brittain Resort Management and Beaufort, S.C., developing and delivering tangible results that positively impact business.

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About The Brandon Agency

Founded in 1959, The Brandon Agency is an integrated marketing communications firm with offices in Breckenridge, CO.; Charleston, SC; Charlotte, NC; Chattanooga, TN; Cleveland, OH; Myrtle Beach, SC; and Sofia, Bulgaria. Being the most creatively awarded agency in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for the past 12 years, The Brandon Agency’s expertise in diverse marketing disciplines includes traditional, digital, social and Internet specialties. The agency, employing more than 100 people worldwide with total billings over $50 million in 2014, has produced successful programs and campaigns for hundreds of national brands in a variety of industries, including banking and finance, ecommerce, food service, healthcare, real estate, technology, and tourism.