SOURCE: Phinney/Bischoff Design

June 07, 2007 19:18 ET

Phinney/Bischoff Adds Three Client Service Staffers

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - June 7, 2007) - Phinney/Bischoff Design House (PBDH), a Seattle-based brand design firm, announced today the hiring of three account management professionals -- W. Joe DeMiero, Carrie Penley and Maija Wade. The additions, bringing the house to 22 full-time employees, expand the fast-growing firm's client service capabilities.

"We've grown tremendously this past year, taking on exciting projects for the likes of Boeing and The Allen Institute for Brain Science," says Leslie Phinney, President and Creative Director of PBDH. "As we grow, maintaining our focus on exceptional client service is imperative."

Prior to joining PBDH, W. Joe DeMiero was Director of Marketing for Melby, Cameron & Hull Association Management Services, where he delivered brand and marketing support for 20 state and national non-profit professional associations. Joe graduated Laurel and Palm (highest honors) from the University of Southern California.

A University of Washington graduate, Carrie Penley comes to PBDH from J. Walter Thompson, where she was an assistant account executive. While at J. Walter Thompson, Carrie worked on a variety of television, radio, print and interactive projects for companies including Ford, the Seattle Seahawks, the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Times.

Maija Wade brings her talents to PBDH after seven years of work in public affairs and political consulting. Originally from Oregon, Maija served as Chief of Staff for Democratic senator Tony Corcoran during Oregon's 71st Legislative Assembly. After moving to Seattle, Maija managed projects for the Washington State Department of Health's Tobacco Control and Prevention Program, Regence BlueShield and the American Institute of Graphic Art.

"For us, finding the right person is more important than filling a position," says Cindy McKinley, Director of Client Services. "So we're thrilled to welcome three great thinkers who also happen to have proven skill sets in account management."

About Phinney/Bischoff Design House: PBDH is an independent, highly regarded brand design firm with offices in Seattle and Sun Valley, Idaho. Founded in 1982, PBDH offers world-class expertise in brand strategy, design, interactive, and ideation. Fueled by the talents of more than 20 associates, PBDH is dedicated to bold and innovative work that creates a real advantage for clients across a wide range of industries. For more information, visit www.pbdh.com.

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