North Star Marketing Announces Promotions

Top Quote North Star Marketing, one of Rhode Island's leading marketing and advertising firms, is proud to announce the promotions of Jennifer Turner Halfpenny and Daniel Ruth. Both Jennifer and Daniel have contributed exponentially to the success of North Star in the areas of client and account management and design. End Quote
  • Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA (1888PressRelease) July 01, 2010 - North Star Marketing, one of the State's leading marketing and public relations firms, announced that it has promoted Jennifer Turner Halfpenny to Vice President of Client Services and Daniel Ruth from Junior Graphic Designer to Designer. Serving as the lead for client services, Turner assumes responsibility for North Star's client experiences. As a North Star designer, Ruth concepts and delivers artistic designs for North Star's clients.

    In her enhanced client service role, Turner, the Firm's Captain of Client Results, is the primary point person responsible for all of North Star's client accounts and client results. She oversees North Star's team of account managers, working to ensure consistent delivery of optimal client service.

    "Jennifer has years of valuable experience and a tremendous head for processes and implementing the proper systems to ensure client efficiencies and results," said April Williams, President and Visionary of North Star Marketing. "This new capacity allows her the freedom to do what she excels at, while at the same time streamlining our account process to better serve our clients."

    Turner joined North Star in 2006. Prior to coming on board, she worked at Bluestreak in Providence, Rhode Island, managing email and online sweepstakes, surveys, and referral programs for a client roster that included RentWay, Humana, and Baume & Mercier. Before that, she was Vice President and Director of e-Marketing at Right Coast Marketing in Middletown, RI, where she managed successful loyalty programs, direct mail, and online advertising for clients such as DSW, Quikbook and Travel Planners. A graduate of the University of Maine with a BS in Marketing, Turner holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island.

    As a North Star graphic designer and the Design Dynamo, Ruth is responsible for devising and producing visual solutions for the Firm's client communications needs. To do this, Ruth draws on both creative skills and commercial awareness, coupling imagination with current visual arts trends and the latest computer software.

    "In working at North Star for just over a year, Daniel has exhibited tremendous creativity and succeeded in wowing our clients, advancing into a primary design role faster than we ever could have anticipated," Williams said. "His imagination and knowledge of the latest trends in visual arts and design software result in stellar, quality designs that continue to meet our clients' creative and business goals."

    Before joining North Star as a junior designer, Ruth worked as a design assistant at Mayer Creative in Pawtucket, RI. There, he developed client brands, design packages, and corporate identity systems utilizing a range of design mediums, including web, print, and electronic communications. A resident of Seekonk, Massachusetts, Ruth graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI, with a double major in Graphic Design and Spanish.

    About North Star Marketing

    North Star Marketing is a strategic marketing and public relations firm dedicated to wowing clients and helping them grow their business. Located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, North Star uses a team-oriented approach to develop creative strategies for business growth and deliver results. From designing a new corporate identity to executing a comprehensive public relations campaign, North Star's innovative powerhouse is known for delivering measurable results, time after time. For more information, contact North Star Marketing by phone: 401-294-0133, email: northstar ( @ ) fortheloveofmarketing dot com, or online:

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