GKV Promotes Shannon Gardiner to Senior Vice President, Director of Account Management

BALTIMORE – GKV, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest independent marketing/advertising firms, today announced the promotion of Shannon Gardiner to senior vice president and director of account management.
Gardiner joined GKV in 2010 with more than 15 years of advertising experience in various categories. She has since been responsible for managing key agency accounts in the health care and CPG categories, including CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and several McCormick & Company brands.
As director of account management, Gardiner will continue to work with several key accounts while overseeing the activities of the account teams within the agency. She will also continue to aid in new business and interagency growth efforts.
“Shannon was the logical choice for this significant role within the agency,” stated Roger Gray, GKV’s chairman and CEO. “She has been a rising star since the day she joined GKV and has earned the respect of her teams and our clients. We look forward to supporting Shannon as she mentors, grows and enhances the account management team and GKV’s offerings to our clients.”
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About GKV
GKV has been helping brands challenge the status quo in hyper-competitive categories for more than 30 years. While tradition labels us an advertising agency, we bring critical thinking, planning and innovative execution to every communications platform. With billings of more than $122 million, GKV provides a complete range of strategic communications and engagement services, including creative development, digital marketing, brand strategy and development, media planning and buying, public relations and crisis communications, social media, digital and broadcast production, event planning, and grassroots outreach. Our diverse client roster includes national and regional companies within the health care, telecommunications, financial services, gaming, consumer packaged goods, retail and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine industries; as well as government agencies, B2B, nonprofits and cause marketing organizations. GKV is headquartered in Baltimore at the Offices @ McHenry Row near the Inner Harbor. Visit http://GKV.com or www.Facebook.com/GKVus.