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About Our Agency


Led by veteran marketing consultants

MP&A Digital & Advertising is led by industry veterans and marketing consultants with more than 30 years of experience from Fortune 500 companies to small luxury hotels.

They have compiled a team of go-getters who are each experts in their respective fields – advertising, direct and digital marketing, website and SEO, social media and public relations. Meet the team.

veteran marketing consultants

Specialties:
Marketing Consulting and Strategic Planning.

Highlights:
Working at some of the world's largest advertising and direct marketing
agencies. Creating ways to affordably integrate sophisticated customer relationship marketing disciplines into programs that help our clients get more than their fair share of available business.

Travels:
Whenever possible.

When not at work:
Thinking about work...and ways to help our clients.

veteran marketing consultants

Specialties:
Direct marketing strategy and execution, a stickler for communicating to one individual and having a clear call to action, and running meetings.

Highlights:
BA in Mass Communications, transitioned NYC career by applying Fortune 500 client expertise to marketing small businesses. Leadership coach at W&M School of Business.

Travels:
Not as frequently as I’d like. Someone has to hold down the fort.

When not at work:
On the golf course or in the kitchen, I love to entertain.

veteran PR director

Specialties:
Public relations, copy writing and editing, and marketing communications.

Highlights:
BA in Communication with concentration in Business and Economics from Randolph-Macon Woman's College. CHS designation from American Hotel & Lodging Association.  Extensive background in hosptiality, destination, attraction and healthcare marketing.  Numerous awards.  Until joining MP&A, I've always been on the client side, so "I get it!"

Travels:
The US, Caribbean, Mexico and Europe.

When not at work:
Doing my best to keep up with my husband, two amazing children, family and friends.

Catherine Smagala

Specialties:
Organizing client projects, maintaining websites in html, and social media.

Highlights:
BSBA from CNU with concentration in direct marketing, winner of the 2007 Collegiate Gold ECHO and MAXI awards from the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation, leadership position in the Young Emerging Professionals of Williamsburg.

Travels:
With family, to visit family or to escape from family.

When not at work:
Decorating her new condo, perfecting her cake decorating skills, laying by the pool or watching “Psych” reruns.

 

 

Harshad Methrath

Specialties:
Graphics for web and print, Search engine optimization.

Highlights:
Masters in Advertising Design from Savannah College of Art & Design.

Travels:
Have to go see the west coast first. North India, Auckland, Europe are all on my bucket list.

When not at work:
Photographing random things, retweeting, watching Korean drama movies or HGTV reruns.

 

 

Harshad Methrath

Specialties:
Copy writing, social media, account management and public relations.

Highlights:
BS from Radford University (RU) in Communications/Public Relations, minors in Marketing and Psychology. MS from RU in Corporate and Professional Communication. Graduate Assistant for School of Communication. Marketing and PR experience with a Virginia theme park and a Chicago consulting firm.

Travels:
Florida native with a soft spot for warm weather. Favorite city- Chicago. Bucket list– Italy.

When not at work:
Prefer to be outdoors at the beach, hiking or playing with my dog.

Harshad Methrath

Specialties:
Search engine marketing, Pay-per-Click advertising, Conversion rate optimization & Web analytics.

Highlights:
Search marketing specialist for 10+ years with experience in Travel, Marine & SMB B2B. Certified Google AdWords and Analytics professional. BA in Economics, University of Massachusetts (some time ago).

Travels:
Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and Europe. Umbria is on the horizon.

When not at work:
On the boat in summer and the slopes in the winter. Making dust in my woodshop. waiting patiently for the season premiere of Breaking Bad.

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