Kirk is the Digital Solutions Manager for the Brick Street Agency with responsibilities across Ohio and Michigan. With nearly 30 years of experience, he has served in a wide range of roles including the CFO of an international company and the Group Publisher for a string of newspapers in Ohio. When he is not on the road, he is currently allowed a small corner of the home he shares with his wife and four teenage children. In his free time, he is also a novelist with multiple books in print.
Phone: 740-209-0245, option 1
Josh is a Digital Solutions Specialist at Brick Street Agency. Bringing with him 8 years of sales and customer service experience, he has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio as well as his Master’s Degree (MBA) from Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. Prior to Brick Street, Josh held a District Management role in a multi-national rental purchase company, and most recently Product Manager in a regionally known dairy creamery. Currently living in Athens, Ohio, he is also an active Amateur Radio Operator and enjoys playing banjo.
Madonna brings over 20 years of experience in business development, public relations, and marketing. She has a successful history of developing long-term strategic partnerships with businesses of all sizes. Prior to joining the Brick Street Agency, she was Business Development Specialist for one of the largest business organizations in the United States that advocates specifically for independent business owners. In her spare time, she enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She also volunteers for Autism Awareness advocacy groups and is a parent mentor at Children’s Hospital for juvenile Diabetes. She is a Columbus, Ohio native that attended The Ohio State University and now resides in Ross County with her husband and two sons.
As the Crescent-News Ad Director, Chris holds her team to the same high expectations she has for herself and her company. She leads by example how to meet goals, be a team player, and strive for personal and professional success. With over 30 years of building relationships through sales and management, Chris’ outgoing personality and passion for helping others has provided local businesses with advertising solutions in both print and digital media marketing. When Chris is not leading marketing efforts, she is ruling her household where she is affectionately called “Cinderelly.” With her third and final child heading off to college, her Yorkie Poo, Abbi, will be more spoiled than ever.
Phone: 419-784-5441, ext. 300721
Amy brings ten years of sales and marketing experience to the Brick Street Agency and focuses on building a large, ever-growing, professional network in the region to utilize all outlets and resources in the most effective ways to benefit and grow your business. She has lead and managed marketing teams through positivity and encouragement to have success, meet goals, and thrive in a high pressure environment. Amy is currently completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from West Virginia University. In her spare time she and her husband, and their giant “puppy” Chance, a 90lb. Alaskan Malamute, enjoy being outdoors, cooking, camping, hiking, and most of all, white water rafting
Mark is a Digital Solutions Account Executive in our Michigan market for Brick Street Agency. He brings with him three decades of marketing, sales, global operations and customer service experience. Mark earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, and a Certificate in Project Management from the University of Washington in Tacoma, Washington. Prior to Brick Street, Mark worked with start-up companies in marketing and new business development as well as holding positions as a Business Analyst and Global Operations Management role for a Fortune 50 multi-national outsourcing company. Mark currently lives in Gladwin, Michigan, with his daughter, Brittney. When not working with clients, Mark enjoys lake-life living along with the occasional weekend adventure exploring the Michigan Craft Beer Brewery Trail.
Amanda is the Advertising Director for The Pike County News-Watchman and The Pike County Regional Shopper. Prior to being promoted in Janaury of 2014 as advertising director, Amanda worked as an Account Executive for the Jackson County Times-Journal since 2007. She was promoted to Senior Account Executive in 2013. Prior to working for APG Media of Ohio, she was an assistant manager with JB Robinson Jewelry. She attended the Ohio University, where she studied English and Communications. Amanda resides in Jackson County with her husband, Shawn, and their two children, Jaxon and Avery.
Phone: 740-947-2149, ext. 300421
With nearly 15years of experience building relationships through community engagement, event management, and fundraising Andrea has developed a broad knowledge of the pulse of the region. Her gift of organization, ability to multi task, attention to detail, creative imagination, and concept design has solidified her reputation for excellence. She will execute your vision flawlessly while maintaining a calm demeanor to ensure an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. When not working in the events arena Andrea is a wife and mother to two teenagers. They enjoy their time together as a family supporting community events and exploring the great outdoors with their two hounds in Athens, Ohio
Phone: 740-209-0245, option 2
Hilary is the Advertising Director for The Athens News. She previously served as the sales supervisor beginning in January 2017. Before being promoted Hilary worked as an Account Executive for the Jackson County Times Journal for six years. She received her bachelor’s degree at Morehead State University. She attends Elevate Ministries and is involved in the Children’s Ministry. She is also the owner of Created by Hilary Photography. She enjoys helping people create memories that they can’t get back through pictures. She loves cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes in football and the University of Kentucky in basketball. She and her husband Nate live in Jackson County.
Phone: 740-594-8219, ext. 300621
Sandy Doane is the general manager/publisher for the Record & Clarion, where she has been employed since 1995. Prior to begin named to her current position, Sandy was an account executive. A Detroit native, Sandy moved to the area in 1987. She currently lives in the Gladwin community with her husband, two dogs and a cat.
Jeff is the advertising director for The Athens Messenger, The Courier (Jackson and Vinton Counties) and The Jackson-Vinton Shopper. Jeff came to the Messenger advertising staff in 1999. Before coming to the Messenger Jeff was VP at Union Printing Co., Inc in Athens and prior to that was an Advertising Manager for the The Virginian-Pilot newspaper located in Norfolk, Virginia. Jeff is a big fan of the Ohio University Bobcats.
Phone: 740-592-6612, ext. 301122
Teresa is the advertising manager of the Circleville Herald and the Logan Daily News. She is a 2001 graduate of the University of Rio Grande with a degree in education and previously served as the ad director for the Jackson County Times-Journal and the Pike County News Watchman and Publisher of the Circleville Herald. Teresa’s love of family includes spending every possible moment with her daughters and grandchildren, who are her favorite people on the planet. She shares her home with her incredible partner/musical genius and pets who are brothers-from-another-mother, Buckeye and Ferguson. She loves supporting live local music, a campfire with friends, cooking big family meals and learning about the universe from her grandchildren.
Phone: 740-474-3131, ext. 300121