The Weitzman Agency News Archives


WEITZMAN NAMED AGENCY OF RECORD FOR KALAS FUNERAL HOME
June 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD—Weitzman has been named as the Agency of Record for George P. Kalas Funeral Home headquartered in Edgewater and Oxon Hill. The agency will direct brand strategy, creative messaging, media planning and buying, and social media for the funeral homes. “As we continue to grow and expand to meet the needs […]

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ROBERT WEITZMAN JOINS WEITZMAN AGENCY AS COPYWRITER/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
May 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD—Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency headquartered in Annapolis, has hired Robert Weitzman as Copywriter/Social Media Manager. Robert brings over five years of experience creating engaging content across various platforms. Prior to Weitzman, Robert was a writer at an award-winning Baltimore marketing agency. He graduated from the University of […]

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WEITZMAN EXPANDS: KAITLYN SCHMEISER JOINS AS GRAPHIC DESIGNER
March 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               ANNAPOLIS, MD –Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency headquartered in Annapolis, is pleased to announce Kaitlyn Schmeiser as a Graphic Designer. Kaitlyn graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in Art Studio and a Concentration in Graphic Design. She […]

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Weitzman Welcomes Michele Reiter as SVP, Director of Accounts and Business Development
February 6, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency headquartered in Annapolis, announced that it has welcomed Michele Reiter as its new SVP, Director of Accounts and Business Development, effective February 2017. Reiter is a focused and determined business executive who brings a wealth of brand strategy experience from Chicago, […]

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Creative Director Rich Reiter Joins The Weitzman Agency
January 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD –Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency headquartered in Annapolis, announced that it has welcomed Rich Reiter as its new Executive Creative Director. He brings over 16 years of Agency experience from Chicago inventing powerful integrated selling ideas for many blue-chip brands like McDonald’s, KFC, Hyundai and Miller Coors […]

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Weitzman Brings Responsive Web Design to Crofton Mini Storage
October 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – In 2015, Google rolled out an algorithm which factors in a website’s mobile presence as a ranking signal. That, in addition to the fact that over 60% of searches now come from mobile devices, is why a website with responsive design (readable text without zooming, adequate space for tap […]

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Weitzman Expands: Katie Wright Joins as Account Executive
August 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency headquartered in Annapolis, is pleased to announce Katie Wright as an Account Executive. As part of the account services team, Wright manages several of the agency’s key accounts. Wright, a marketing communications professional, joins Weitzman with experience in sales, customer acquisition […]

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Weitzman Welcomes Andrew Contillo as Summer Intern
June 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman is happy to announce the arrival of their summer intern, Andrew Contillo. Andrew will be involved in a variety of client projects, as well as new business research and development. Andrew is a Senior at Illinois State University, majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Theater. He […]

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Weitzman Expands: Andy Owen Joins Annapolis-Based Advertising Agency
June 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman is pleased to announce their newest team member, Andy Owen as Marketing Consultant. Owen serves as a consultant to the agency, focusing primarily on new business development. Owen has over a decade of experience in the strategic communications field. He has worked in public relations, outreach, corporate communications, […]

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Weitzman Produces Dynamic Television Campaign for Bobby Rahal Automotive Group
April 12, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman was recently tasked with developing a television campaign for the Bobby Rahal Automotive Group. Based in western and central Pennsylvania, the group is comprised of 16 franchises in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh. Weitzman, joined by Big Picture Media, spent two days on location at the New Jersey Motorsports Park […]

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Weitzman Launches New Website for The David Drew Clinic’s Modern Physical
March 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman has launched a new responsive website to highlight The Modern Physical, a sophisticated diagnostic protocol that analyzes patients with the latest in medical imaging, biochemistry and genetics. Developed by agency-of-record client The David Drew Clinic, The Modern Physical provides a sophisticated window into a patient’s health, optimized by […]

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Weitzman Launches New Responsive Website for FNB Bank
February 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman has successfully launched a new responsive website for agency-of-record client, FNB Bank – a full-service community bank in Romney, WV. The new website is mobile- and tablet-friendly for a better customer experience and features an updated brand look to differentiate FNB from their regional competition. “Through our partnership […]

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The Severn Sleigh Receives Huge Donations for Toys for Tots
January 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – For the second year in a row, the Severn Sleigh drove around the Anne Arundel County community doing good deeds and collecting toy donations to make the holidays a little brighter for those in need. From December 10th through the 16th, Severn Savings Bank called on various establishments around […]

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Weitzman Selected to Design Event Branding and Promotion for AAMC Annual Fundraising Gala
November 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Following a competitive agency review process, Weitzman has been awarded the contract to design the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Foundation’s 2016 Annual Fundraising Gala event branding and invitation package. As part of the relationship, Weitzman will create and develop all of the annual event’s marketing materials and collateral. […]

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Weitzman Named as Agency of Record for FNB Bank
August 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman has been named as Agency of Record for FNB Bank headquartered in Romney, West Virginia. The agency will direct brand strategy, creative messaging, media planning and buying, and social media for the community bank. The agency will also design a new responsive website, set to launch later this […]

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YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Names Margriet Mitchell TWIN Award Winner
June 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Margriet Mitchell, president of Weitzman Agency, was recently presented with the prestigious Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award from the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. For the past 30 years, the YWCA TWIN Award Program has honored women who exemplify excellence in executive-level positions, demonstrate outstanding […]

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Weitzman and Big Picture Media Develop Music Video for the Regional Transportation Agency
January 26, 2015

Large cast and crew spend three days shooting on-location FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis, MD – Weitzman and Big Picture Media were recently tasked with developing a music video in an effort to start changing negative perceptions of riding the bus and to appeal to more segments of the population – including college students. The creative […]

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The Severn Sleigh: Making the Rounds in Our Neighborhood
December 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis, MD – Year round, Severn Savings Bank is proud to have a small hand in bringing good things to our community. But this holiday season, they pledged to give back to those who need it most. Severn launched a pop-up truck campaign on December 8th aimed at making the holidays a […]

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Season’s Greetings from Church Circle
December 19, 2014

Happy holidays from our digs to yours.

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Scarborough Capital Management Selects Weitzman as Agency of Record; Launches New Website
October 29, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman, a full-service advertising, digital and social agency, announced today that they have been selected as Agency of Record for Scarborough Capital Management. The agency will direct brand strategy, creative messaging and media planning/buying for the financial advisory services firm. Last year ownership of the firm was transferred to […]

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Weitzman Expands: Heather Haffner Joins Annapolis-Based Marketing Firm
September 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman, an award-winning advertising agency headquartered in Annapolis, is pleased to announce their newest team member, Heather Haffner as a Senior Account Executive. As part of the account team, Haffner will manage several of the agency’s key accounts. Haffner is an experienced marketing communications professional who has managed many […]

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Alan Weitzman to Receive Silver Medal Award
August 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Ad Club, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation (AAF), honors one person annually who has made outstanding contributions to advertising and who has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Recipients of the Silver Medal Award are […]

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Weitzman Expands With New Office On Maryland’s Eastern Shore
July 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Award-Winning Annapolis-Based Agency Opens New Office in Easton, Maryland ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman, an award-winning advertising agency based in Annapolis, Maryland has opened a second office in Maryland to expand its growing business. The new office is located at 16 North Washington Street in downtown Easton. “One of our strategic goals for […]

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Weitzman Expands: Kristina Lintz Joins Marketing Agency
June 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman is pleased to announce their newest team member, Kristina Lintz. As a Marketing and Social Media Intern, Lintz will assist on various client projects as they relate to advertising, public relations and social media marketing. Lintz is a senior at Pennsylvania State University and will graduate in December, […]

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Catherine Counts Promoted to VP, Associate Creative Director
April 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman Agency, a full-service advertising, digital, and social agency, is pleased to announce that Catherine Counts has been promoted to VP, Associate Creative Director. As a leading member of the creative team, Catherine will continue to play a key role in the planning and execution of the agency’s creative […]

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Weitzman Handling Marketing and Promotion for the 2014 Rock and Roast
March 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – For the fourth consecutive year, Weitzman is handling the marketing and promotions campaign for the Box of Rain Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year – Rock and Roast. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 12th, from 6-10pm at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Guests will enjoy an […]

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Weitzman Tapped as Agency of Record for Severn Savings Bank
January 8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Following a competitive agency review process, Weitzman has been named as Agency of Record for Severn Savings Bank. The agency will direct brand strategy, creative messaging, media planning/buying, and social media marketing for the community bank. “We are pleased to welcome Weitzman as our new partner in supporting the […]

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Weitzman Launches New Website for The National Bank of Cambridge
December 10, 2013

Responsive design improves user experience. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman Agency is pleased to announce the launch of a new responsive design website for The National Bank of Cambridge. Responsive architecture gives a cohesive website browsing experience to all users, whether they’re viewing the site on a desktop, smartphone, tablet or e-reader. “We’re […]

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Weitzman Expands: Liza Franyo Kilcollin Joins Annapolis-based Marketing Firm
October 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman is pleased to announce their newest team member, Liza Franyo Kilcollin. As a Project Manager, Kilcollin will assist on various client projects as they relate to advertising, public relations, and social media marketing. Prior to joining Weitzman, Kilcollin was the Assistant Director of Admission for The Key School. […]

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Weitzman Launches New Website for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County
July 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. The site is now easier for the public to find pets that are looking for forever homes. In addition to improved navigation, the site now showcases a dynamic “Programs” feature and […]

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Weitzman Expands: Noelle Mulholland Joins Marketing Agency
May 22, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Weitzman is pleased to announce their newest team member, Noelle Mulholland. As a Marketing and Social Media Intern, Mulholland will assist on various client projects as they relate to advertising, public relations and social media marketing. Prior to joining Weitzman, Mulholland was a Marketing Intern at Dallas-based interactive agency […]

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Weitzman Launches New Website for Mills Fine Wine & Spirits
May 21, 2013

Responsive design improves user experience. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman Agency is pleased to announce the launch of Mills Fine Wine & Spirits new user-friendly website that utilizes a Responsive Design approach. Responsive web design uses technology to make a single website that will work effectively on both desktop browsers and mobile devices […]

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Weitzman Tapped as Agency of Record for Zachary’s Jewelers
April 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman has been selected as Agency of Record for Zachary’s Jewelers. The agency will direct brand strategy, creative messaging and media planning/buying for the jeweler. Zachary’s Jewelers flagship store, located in downtown Historic Annapolis, offers numerous services and products for customers, including a large inventory of loose diamonds, bridal […]

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Weitzman Generates Major Buzz for Local Fundraiser
March 26, 2013

For Immediate Release ANNAPOLIS, MD – For the third consecutive year, Weitzman is handling the marketing and public relations campaign for the Box of Rain Foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year – Rock and Roast. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, April 13th, from 6-10pm at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Guests will enjoy […]

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The National Bank of Cambridge Awards Digital Services Contract to Weitzman
January 28, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis, MD – The National Bank of Cambridge of Cambridge, MD recently awarded the Weitzman Agency a contract to migrate and implement a new content management system to their existing website. Weitzman’s digital services team reviewed nbcambridgemd.com and determined a new hosting solution and platform that could accommodate the addition of a […]

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Weitzman Agency Supports Local Youth Program’s Annual Holiday Party
December 5, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD — Every December, the Annapolis Youth Services Bureau (AYSB) hosts an Annual Holiday Party for 150 local children. The Weitzman Agency supports this special event by donating gifts, hiring a magician, and providing Olde English Christmas Crackers as party favors. This year, the event is scheduled for Wednesday, December 19, […]

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Weitzman Welcomes a Fall Intern
October 19, 2012

Katy Bildahl joins Annapolis-based marketing firm FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis, MD — Weitzman Agency is pleased to announce their newest team member, Katy Bildahl. As a Marketing and Social Media Intern, Bildahl will assist on various client projects as they relate to advertising, public relations and social media marketing. Prior to joining Weitzman, Bildahl was […]

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Alan Weitzman Featured in Annapolis Lifestyle Magazine
September 14, 2012

Story by Carol Sorgen. Photography by John Bildahl. As a boy in England, Weitzman’s vision of America was either of cowboys or of gangsters; COWBOYS WON HIS HEART Once Alan Weitzman leaves the Church Circle ad agency that bears his name, he’s just getting started. A short drive home, where he and his wife, Day, […]

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Ginger Cove Taps Weitzman as Agency of Record
July 30, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Annapolis Firm to Provide Marketing, Public Relations and Creative Services to Annapolis’ Premier Life Care Retirement Community ANNAPOLIS, MD – Annapolis-based advertising firm Weitzman Agency has been selected by Ginger Cove, Annapolis’ premier life care retirement community, as agency of record. Weitzman Agency will develop and manage an integrated marketing and public […]

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Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund Selects Weitzman as Agency of Record
May 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statewide Public Service Campaign Launches Today ANNAPOLIS, MD – Following an extensive agency review process, the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) today announced the selection of the Weitzman Agency as agency of record to develop and launch the organization’s first-ever public service campaign. The Annapolis-based Weitzman Agency will manage a communications program […]

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Weitzman Expands Team to Accommodate Growth and Enhance Client Services
March 13, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Victoria Salvatoriello joins Annapolis-based marketing firm Annapolis, MD – Weitzman Agency is pleased to announce the expansion of their account services team with the addition of Victoria Salvatoriello. As an Account Executive, Salvatoriello will be responsible for overall account management, including client interaction, scheduling and budgeting. Prior to joining Weitzman, Salvatoriello was […]

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Weitzman Launches Statewide Advertising Campaign For The Maryland Association Of REALTORS®
February 23, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statewide awareness campaign targets Maryland homeowners and legislators in an effort to protect Maryland’s Mortgage Interest Deduction. Annapolis, MD – This week, Weitzman Agency launched a new, multi-channel advertising campaign urging Maryland homeowners to help protect the Mortgage Interest Deduction that is in jeopardy. This integrated campaign provides Maryland homeowners with the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust Selects Weitzman for Statewide Marketing Campaign
November 10, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Annapolis-based advertising firm Weitzman Agency has been selected by the Chesapeake Bay Trust to provide marketing expertise to generate more awareness for the non-profit organization and its annual “Check Line 35” campaign. Marylanders have an opportunity to support the Trust via their Maryland State Income Tax Return by making […]

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Weitzman Launches “Weitzman Wishes” Campaign to Support the Make-A-Wish Foundation
October 3, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – During the “Weitzman Wishes” campaign from October 3rd through October 17th, Weitzman Agency will pledge $1.00 per wish posted on their agency’s Facebook page wall to Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter. The staff at the Annapolis-based agency has posted their own wishes and encourages fans to follow suit with creative […]

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Weitzman Expands: Welcomes Lauren Burke To Account Services Team
September 20, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNAPOLIS, MD – Annapolis-based Weitzman Agency announces the addition of Lauren Burke as an assistant account executive. In this role, Burke will manage and promote client-agency relationships by overseeing campaign development and monitoring account processes. Burke joins Weitzman following a position as marketing coordinator for NavyGear.com, where she directed marketing and promotional […]

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Weitzman Named Agency of Record for The Kahan Center for Pain Management
June 17, 2011

Annapolis, MD – Weitzman announced today it was selected by The Kahan Center for Pain Management as its new agency of record. Weitzman will provide a full range of marketing support in the areas of strategic planning, brand development and communication strategies and tactics for the area’s leading pain management practice. “I am really excited […]

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Hannon Armstrong Enlists Weitzman For Critical Website Updates and Upgrades
June 14, 2011

Annapolis, MD – Financial services company Hannon Armstrong of Annapolis recently awarded the Weitzman Agency a contract to update and upgrade the content management and search engine capabilities of Hannon Armstrong’s website. Weitzman’s digital services team analyzed hannonarmstrong.com and determined that some critical updates needed to be made in both the existing Content Management Solution […]

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Weitzman Uses Social Media to Raise Awareness, Makes Donation
May 25, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD – After a tornado touched down in Joplin, Missouri on Sunday, May 22nd (the latest in a devastating series of tornados to hit the South accounting for more than 400 deaths), the Weitzman Agency decided to get their social community involved. Using the power of Facebook and virtual word-of-mouth, Weitzman pledged to donate […]

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Weitzman Welcomes Lauren Taistra
May 17, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman announced today the addition of Lauren Taistra to the agency as an account services intern. Taistra is a senior at Flagler College and will graduate in December 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in advertising. She recently completed a successful internship with Vote iQ™ and was […]

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Weitzman Celebrates The Royal Wedding
April 28, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman, an agency with British roots, will celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton by hosting an early morning gathering at its headquarters in Historic Annapolis. Clients, vendors, family and friends are invited. The celebration and live stream will begin at 5:30 AM and continue until 8:30 AM.  […]

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Weitzman Wins St. Mary’s Parish Social Media Account
March 29, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Weitzman has won the social media account for St. Mary’s Parish and Schools, beating out two other marketing firms. By creating and managing St. Mary’s first initiatives in social media, Weitzman will help generate more awareness of St. Mary’s two Roman Catholic churches, elementary school, high school, and over 70 ministries, clubs, […]

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Mitchell and Green Join AAF Baltimore Board of Directors
February 22, 2011

The American Advertising Federation Baltimore recently added four new members to its Board of Directors: David Blum, Senior Vice President and Director of Account Management, gkv; Jeff Green, Digital Designer & Strategist , Weitzman Agency; Jessica Leshnoff, Independent Copywriter & Freelance Journalist; and Margriet Mitchell, President, Weitzman Agency.

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Creative Agency Gives St. Mary’s Parish Logo a Fresh Look
November 3, 2010

When St. Mary’s Parish approached Weitzman with a request to redesign their logo, this was an assignment that Margriet Mitchell, President of Weitzman, knew she couldn’t turn down.

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Ellen Allen Annapolis taps the Weitzman Agency
August 2, 2010

The Weitzman Agency has been selected to handle creative duties for Ellen Allen Annapolis, the client has confirmed. The agency will be responsible for strategic planning, website design and development, e-marketing, media planning and buying, and social marketing.

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