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Harvey, a Top Brand Activation Agency, Hires Seven

June 18, 2014 - Baltimore, MD

Harvey, an award-winning brand activation agency, today announced it has added seven new employees. The nearly 30-year-old firm, previously known as Harvey & Daughters, has more than doubled its staff over the past two years and increased revenue by almost 50 percent in 2013. The latest hires come from a variety of well-respected companies and agencies, including Under Armour and Calvin Klein.

Harvey's expansion connects to the rapid growth of the retail brand activation category overall. The firm has helped clients like COVERGIRL and Manischewitz navigate and capitalize on the changing shopper marketing landscape and effectively engage with consumers who now shop online, in store and via their mobile devices. The new hires include:

Cara Clement, Senior Account Executive:
As a senior account executive, Clement will be working on COVERGIRL, managing the client's relationship with Wal-Mart and spearheading special projects. Previously, at Under Armour, she worked as associate manager, brand creative.

Erle Howard, Senior Designer:
Howard will be fulfilling multiple roles in design, production and illustration. His clients include Glory Days Grill, Goetze's Candy, H&S and Manischewitz. Prior to his current role, he was art director and designer at Marriner. Before that he was part of the Harvey team for 12 years.

Meagan Hynes, Design Development Manager:
As the design development manager Hynes will manage the graphics process and production vendors. Prior to joining Harvey, she spent five years at Carton Donofrio, Inc. as a print/digital ad coordinator. She received her B.A. in communications from McDaniel College.

Kathryn Kimmel, Account Executive:
At Harvey Kimmel will work on Goetze's Candy and COVERGIRL. Before joining the agency, she served as a global merchandising assistant for Calvin Klein. Kimmel has a BA in international relations from The Johns Hopkins University.

Harvey has also hired two junior designers, Lyndsay Lewman and Chelsea Maymon as well as a Marketing Coordinator, Alex Ford.

Note to editors: Photos available upon request.

About Harvey
Harvey is an award-winning, Baltimore-based, brand activation agency that engages consumers as they shop. For nearly 30 years, Harvey (formerly Harvey & Daughters) has taken a holistic approach to shopper marketing. Today Harvey bridges its in-store shopper heritage into the digital environment, creating one seamless omnichannel brand experience for the customer. Leading brands, including COVERGIRL, McCormick, and Manischewitz trust the agency to deliver programs that drive results. The firm is on track to become the largest brand activation agency in the mid Atlantic. The Baltimore Business Journal has recognized Harvey as one of the fastest-growing woman-owned businesses in Baltimore and one of the fastest-growing private companies in Greater Baltimore. For more, visit us online, on Facebook, or call 410-771-5566.


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