Deidre Bounds elected managing partner of Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing.

Next generation of leadership steps up at 25-year-old agency

[Birmingham, MI] - Deidre Bounds , one of eleven partners at Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing , has been named managing partner of the $80 million agency, it was announced today. Bounds, who started working for the agency in 1992, will take over the day-to-day implementation of the agency's business strategy this month.

Marcie Brogan , founder and CEO of the agency, along with board members and senior partners Maria Marcotte , CFO, and Bonnie Folster , executive creative director, chose Bounds to take the...Read more

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Brogan & Partners wins prestigious Gold Graphis Award.

International Award recognizes excellence in design, advertising and photography

[Cary, MI] - Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing received the prestigious Gold Graphis Award this week for their design work on "Shark Man," a poster advertisement for The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) in Durham. The Graphis Award was given for design excellence in the field of advertising. The poster will be recognized in the Graphis Poster Annual 2010.

"We are very excited to receive this international award," said Julie Hayworth-Perman, Senior Associate and Account Director at Brogan...Read more

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Local survivor still battling cancer.

Huntington Woods woman in unique position to help others with cancer

[Birmingham, MI] - Ellyn Davidson of Huntington Woods has always been very active. She has been a room mom at her kids' school, and has an endless calendar of regular play dates. She's a partner at Brogan & Partner's Convergence Marketing in Birmingham where she's been developing marketing strategy for healthcare and social marketing clients for 15 years. She skis, likes to hike, and is an avid photographer.

But in August of 2007, Ellyn became an active member of a group that she never wanted to join when she...Read more

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Local ad executive named to ArtServe Board of Directors.

[Birmingham, MI] - Deidre Bounds, partner at Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing, has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for ArtServe Michigan. ArtServe is a statewide arts and cultural advocacy organization, working to ensure that Michigan citizens have the opportunity to experience a full range of arts and cultural activities.

"We are pleased to welcome Deidre to our Executive Committee," said Jennifer Goulet, President of ArtServe Michigan. "Deidre brings a wealth of business marketing experience from within a creative setting,...Read more

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Brogan & Partners get clues to solve mystery of company outing.

[Birmingham, MI] - Employees of Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing are busy racking their brains, trying to figure out clues that will tell them where their quarterly Mystery trip will be. Last week, clues on where they are going began circling the office email, with a new one coming each day.

"We've been doing Mystery Trips for 20 years," said Brogan Managing Partner Scott Werner. "We have four per year - three half-day local outings and one four-day, out-of-state or country trip, all designed to create a bonding experience for our employees." According to Werner,...Read more

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“Social Media is a Cocktail Party” climbs to Amazon Best Seller List.

Local Authors Share Success with Make-A-Wish Foundation

[Cary, NC] - Jim Tobin is celebrating more than Thanksgiving this week. His new book “Social Media is a Cocktail Party,” which came out last week is enjoying success right out of the gate -- climbing to Amazon’s Best Seller list and ranking #51 among all marketing books (out of 51,000). As of today the book is ranked #18 in sales among all social media marketing books.

According to Tobin and co-author Lisa Braziel, “Social Media is a Cocktail Party…Why you already know the rules of social media marketing” helps corporate...Read more

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Ad agency recruits client to help drive out the devil.

[Birmingham, MI] - Employees at Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing issued a call to a community-minded client to join them in support of the City of Detroit’s 2008 Angels’ Night Volunteer Campaign - and HoneyBaked Ham answered.Read more

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Brogan & Partners celebrates Halloween with local media.

[Birmingham, MI] - Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing hosted their 9th Annual Media Treats party on Wednesday, October 22nd at their offices in downtown Birmingham. The purpose of the party was to show how much the Agency appreciates working with the local media outlets.

This year, dozens of sales and editorial media enjoyed a menu of Witch's Brew, Monster Mash, Dead Man’s Delight and Werewolf Eyes along with the entire staff at Brogan & Partners. Activities like Karaoke, Guitar Hero Games and a Psychic will add an element of fun to the event.

"We appreciate...Read more

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Brogan & Partners brings home eight national health awards.

Awards recognize nation's best health information programs and materials

[Birmingham, MI] - - Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing received eight awards for their work in radio, television, and print at the 15th Annual National Health Information Awards. The awards, given by the National Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), recognize the nation's best health information programs and materials. Brogan & Partners received one Gold, two Silver, two Bronze and three Merit awards.

The Gold award for St. John Hospital's "Cancer Opera" radio spot; two Silver...Read more

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Local ad exec featured on cover of Layers Magazine.

[Birmingham, MI] - Five-year-old Nathan Ryan of Dearborn is convinced that his father David is a superhero, and he now has proof. At least he looks that way on this month's cover of Layers magazine . Ryan looks much like an action figure in a comic book, posing for a photo taken by commercial photographer Chris Clor at Clor Images in Rochester.

Ryan, 45, is a Partner and Associate Creative Director at Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing in Birmingham, where he has specialized in web design, brochure design and art...Read more

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