press release

Clean Expands Integrated Teams, Q1 Client Growth

Agency Adds Strategy, Account Mgmt, Creative Pros for Health Care, Technology Accounts

RALEIGH, N.C. (APRIL 29, 2019) – Clean, an award-winning integrated branding agency, today announced the expansion of key agency teams that will enable the firm to most effectively partner with its growing client roster.

“Companies see the business value of creating brand experiences that help drive market share, brand loyalty, and recruitment efforts,” said Natalie Perkins Holden, CEO of Clean. “Our Q1 growth has come from integrated consumer campaigns in health care and technology that will continue to drive our hiring process through the first half of this year.”

New Clean talent brings a variety of experience:

Regan Smith, Associate Director of Strategy, leads market research, consumer insights, and brand planning for clients. She has worked with global brands like Toyota, including the Prius line, at Saatchi & Saatchi in Los Angeles, as well as Subway. Regan has worked on national brands including Target, Live Nation, and Pepperidge Farm. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Joanna Choma, Account Supervisor, manages growth within the agency’s travel and tourism category. She has extensive brand management experience in the Chicago market with major consumer brands such as The Home Depot, Unilever, Kenmore, Craftsman, and Becker. She is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Marisa Shields, Project Manager, brings a meticulous and collaborative work ethic to Clean’s creative branding, advertising, and digital marketing campaigns. She has worked in video production for news companies and agencies in North Carolina. Marisa is a graduate of East Carolina University.

Hannah Beckner, Account Coordinator, keeps clients and team members on track with her detail-oriented skills to help manage major manufacturing brands and travel destinations for the agency. She was a rock star Clean Boot Camp intern who was selected to join the team full-time. Hannah was active in marketing groups and as an enrollment student ambassador at Lynchburg College, her alma mater.