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.
Michelle is a Digital Solutions Specialist at Brick Street Agency and an Account Executive for APG Media of Ohio through the Circleville Herald. Her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Wilberforce University has helped her to provide outstanding customer service to her clients and gives her a unique view from both sides of the fence. For her hard work and dedication, she won the 2017 President’s Award from APG Media of Ohio. Prior to Brick Street, Michelle was a Compounding Specialist for many years and served as a paralegal for ten years prior to that. When she is not hard at work, she is spending time with her husband Jeremy, their four kids, and the family pet, Amara, a German Rottweiler. Michelle and her family love to travel and see new things with new experiences.
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
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.
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
Hilary is the Advertising Director for The Pike County News Watchman. She previously served Advertising Directory and sales supervisor for The Athens News. 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