GKV Welcomes Seven New Employees

GKV, one of Baltimore’s largest integrated marketing firms continues to grow its talented employee base and has added seven new employees within its account management, grassroots outreach/experiential, creative and digital teams.

Kaitlyn Gibbons, Account Executive

Gibbons will perform day-to-day functions as the Account Executive on the Maryland Lottery, Medifast and About Faces accounts. She is responsible for assisting with the creation and implementation of marketing/advertising campaigns and all collateral, ensuring projects run smoothly and in a timely manner.

Prior to joining GKV, Gibbons worked at Bonnie Heneson Communications, where she was an Account Executive. A West Virginia native, Gibbons earned her master’s degree from West Virginia University and bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton.

Frank Hamilton, Senior Art Director

Hamilton joins GKV as a Senior Art Director. He brings more than 15 years of design, concept and brand experience.

In Hamilton’s former role as an Art Director at Weber Shandwick, he oversaw digital and social channels for a variety of accounts. Hamilton is a graduate of The Evergreen State College, where he studied political science and media arts.

Allen Kohn, Digital Production Designer

Kohn joins GKV as a Digital Production Designer where he designs digital content for display around the Web.

Kohn previously interned at Pixels+Points, where he designed projects for print and web. He graduated from Towson University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design.

Tom Kwon, Digital Project Manager

Kwon joins GKV as a Digital Project Manager. In this role, he is a part of every digital campaign from kick off to launch. Some of his responsibilities include assigning resources to tasks, developing project schedules and assisting in digital ad trafficking.

Kwon previously worked at Renegade Communications as an Account Executive and TSL Marketing as a Campaign Manager, where he developed inbound marketing and social media campaigns for clients. Kwon graduated from the University of Baltimore with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing.

Natasha Raikar, Assistant Account Executive, Grassroots Outreach/Experiential

Raikar has been hired as an Assistant Account Executive for the grassroots outreach/experiential team at GKV. In this role, Raikar assists in developing outreach programs and experiential marketing plans. She implements logistics and oversees event production to ensure success for our clients.

Raikar previously interned for GKV and worked as a Marketing Assistant for Creative Alliance. She earned a master’s degree from Columbia University and bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.

Angelo Stewart, Desktop Support Technician 

Stewart supports the GKV staff as a Desktop Support Technician by ensuring that all necessary technical tools are functioning properly. This includes diagnosing software and hardware for Mac and PC users, server updates and maintenance, installing new workstations, and resolving incidents with printers/copiers.

Stewart previously worked for GoDaddy as a member of their technical support team where he supported domains, websites and hosting for small business owners around the world. He is a graduate of Anne Arundel Community College with a degree in information technology and is currently pursuing a degree in computer science from the University of Maryland.

Adam French, Account Executive

French will perform day-to-day client relationship functions as an Account Executive on the Maryland Lottery and Medifast accounts. In this role, he will help to oversee the execution of client campaigns and manage client relations.

French previously worked for Oracle Corporation as a National Account Executive, where he worked within Oracle’s hospitality sector and was in charge of business development and account management responsibilities for clients. In 2011, he earned his MBA with a concentration in strategic marketing from Niagara University.