Austin & Williams

Hauppauge, United States

Full Service

Basic Info

Core Competencies: Digital, Marketing/Creative Services, Public Relations, Media Buying/Planning, Branding/Product Development, Strategy and Planning, Healthcare, Financial

Founded in: 1992

Employees: 45

Awards: 23

Creative Work: 10

Clients: 15


Contact Information

125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100
Hauppauge New York 11788
United States
Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600
Email:

Eva LaMere

Eva LaMere

President

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x190

Rick Chiorando

Rick Chiorando

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x180

Jody Fisher

Jody Fisher

Vice President, Public Relations

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x145

Core Competencies: Digital, Marketing/Creative Services, Public Relations, Media Buying/Planning, Branding/Product Development, Strategy and Planning, Healthcare, Financial

Founded in: 1992

Employees: 45

Awards: 23

Creative Work: 10

Clients: 15

Austin & Williams

125 Kennedy Drive, Suite 100
Hauppauge New York 11788
United States
Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600
Email:
Eva LaMere

Eva LaMere

President

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x190

Rick Chiorando

Rick Chiorando

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x180

Jody Fisher

Jody Fisher

Vice President, Public Relations

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x145

Austin & Williams Leadership and Team Members

Eva LaMere

New Business

Eva LaMere

President

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x190

Known for her boundless energy and relentless pursuit of perfection, to Eva, the client relationship is paramount and her inability to be 100% satisfied, contagious (well, almost). 

Rick Chiorando

New Business

Rick Chiorando

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x180

Rick, who directs all facets of the creative process – and still believes a good idea should start on a napkin – demands that his team hammer out a concept first, to avoid the trap of letting execution drive strategy. 

Sandra Drucker

Sandra Drucker

Chief Financial Officer

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x106

Sandra believes that the world revolves around relationships and she strives to create them with clients, vendors and associates. 

Lisa Liebman

New Business

Lisa Liebman

Vice President, Managing Director

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x113

Our boxing, Jaws-quoting Managing Director Lisa loves nothing more than punching out an unstoppable brand strategy or never-before-seen marketing strategy for clients big and small. 

Jody Fisher

Public Relations

Jody Fisher

Vice President, Public Relations

Phone: (+1) 631-231-6600 x145

As a veteran PR man and a former radio reporter, Jody has worked on both sides of the newsroom assignment desk. So he knows a good story when he hears one—and how to make a bad one better. 

Carolyn Eckert

Carolyn Eckert

Vice President, Client Services

For Carolyn, the client comes first. She takes pride in developing long-lasting client relationships and working hard to guarantee accounts run smoothly. 

Jennifer Forget

Jennifer Forget

Vice President, Client Engagement

Jennifer lets her creativity run free when it comes to the latest strategy for her clients’ campaigns as well as in the kitchen, where she whips up delectable eats after hours. 

Salliane Nicholls

Salliane Nicholls

Creative Operations Director

Sallianne brings more than 18 years of experience to her role at Austin & Williams, where she directs all aspects of our on-premise lettershop. 

Sheira  Rosenberg

Sheira Rosenberg

Account Director

When she’s not writing songs or quoting an episode of I Love Lucy (her favorite show) to her identical twin sister, Sheira keeps a watchful eye on whatever’s trending in the world of marketing. 

Jessica Ford

Jessica Ford

Account Supervisor

A self-proclaimed “ultimate consumer,” Jessica uses her penchant for advertising and team spirit to her clients’ advantage, keeping projects on message and delivered on time. 

Teresa Pelio

Teresa Pelio

Account Supervisor

Ever the social butterfly, helping clients and collaborating with colleagues comes naturally to Teresa, who readily admits that she’s far less cool than her dog, Chester. 

Alissa Lindner

Alissa Lindner

Account Supervisor

A big fan of logic and insight-driven results, Alissa loves all aspects of advertising as much as she loves traveling abroad—but not nearly as much as she loves her Shepherd-Pit Bull mix, Lola. 

Erin  Schwarz

Erin Schwarz

Account Executive

Erin is a team player who’s as passionate about seeing campaigns through from start to finish as she is about being the #1 taste tester on a competitive barbecue team. 

Andrea Saccaro

Andrea Saccaro

Assistant Account Executive

When not delivering measurable results to her clients, Andrea can be found in the kitchen baking themed desserts or combing record stores for albums to add to her collection. 

Barbara Esposito

Barbara Esposito

Vice President, Communications Strategist

Whether it’s print, online or over the air, Barbara is one woman who is never at a loss for words: fortunately, they’re usually the right ones. 

Bryan Hynes

Bryan Hynes

Creative Director

The agency’s creative director, Bryan loves creating and performing, whether it’s in a conference room presenting a new campaign for a client or on stage with a bona fide rock band. 

Stefanie McLeod

Stefanie McLeod

Junior Copywriter

Though her career began in account service, avid reader Stefanie has found the perfect way to combine her love of advertising and obsession with words as our junior copywriter. 

Henry Luhmann

Henry Luhmann

Director of Production Services

Henry offers results-oriented, creative project planning supported by years of experience in print, direct mail, signage, packaging, trade show exhibits and special events staging. 

Tony Fabrizio

Tony Fabrizio

Video Production

Even though some home-made YouTube videos are surprisingly good, Tony still says a company’s biggest mistake is hiring an amateur for their professional video needs. 

Jerry Bentivegna

Jerry Bentivegna

Studio Director

Whether he’s tinkering on a home improvement project, spending time at the beach or toiling away in the A&W studio, senior art director Jerry finds inspiration in everyday life for his creative designs. 

Larry Baronciani

Larry Baronciani

Senior Art Director

A man who has loved dogs ever since he was a child (his greatest childhood wish was to become a dalmatian), Larry finds inspiration for his designs most everywhere he looks. 

Jody Bonaventura-Fisher

Jody Bonaventura-Fisher

Senior Art Director

When Jody isn’t living out her childhood dream of creating something from nothing, she’s watching the latest animated film, bowling a mean turkey or spending time with the love of her life, her dachshund, Winston. 

Sean Cooke

Sean Cooke

Senior Art Director

An illustrator who loves creating something from nothing, Sean enjoys taking long walks, rocking out to David Bowie, and anything Buffalo-chicken flavored. 

Brianne Valgoi

Brianne Valgoi

Associate Art Director

An artist who is fascinated by the variety of ways different designers can create the same piece, Brianne loves movies, true crime and food—though not necessarily in that order. 

Erica Brown

Erica Brown

Integrated Media Supervisor

When Erica’s not strategizing for our clients, she’s at home with her two daughters enjoying Disney princess movies, reenacting Disney princess scenes and singing/dancing along to Disney princess songs (which she secretly loves)! 

Andrew Catalano

Andrew Catalano

Chief Digital Officer

The 1990s Pokemon craze opened up a world of opportunity – and a career in online marketing – for former toy store owner Andrew. 

Pam Schneck

Pam Schneck

Senior Integrated Media Planner

A former soccer standout who attended college on an athletic scholarship, Pam brings the dedication to hard work and perseverance she learned on the soccer field to our media services department. 

Helen O'Rourke

Helen O'Rourke

Integrated Media Planner

Helen handles all facets of media buying at Austin & Williams, from researching outlets and securing the best deals for our clients, to scheduling and buying the placements. 

Kevin Geist

Kevin Geist

Digital Strategist

When Kevin isn’t strategically improving brands, he’s spending quality time with his family, dominating in Words with Friends, and cheering on his favorite sports teams. Go Philly! 

Elizabeth Pontillo

Elizabeth Pontillo

Search & Social Strategist

Elizabeth spends her time strategizing clients’ search engine performance and staying up to date on social media. She also appreciates a good grammar joke. 

Juan Tejada

Juan Tejada

Paid Search Strategist

Juan got his start in the digital world at a vitamin supplement store when he helped set up new campaigns in Google Adwords. He’s never looked back. 

John Reinesch

John Reinesch

SEO Strategist

John is a highly caffeinated comedy fan who loves the constant evolution of SEO and kicks back with jujitsu in his spare time. 

Rita O'Connor

Rita O'Connor

Media & Traffic Coordinator

Rita is an organizational powerhouse whose detail-oriented mindset makes her ideally suited for her role as Media Coordinator – as she juggles multiple, fast-approaching deadlines with ease. 

Tricia Zorn

Tricia Zorn

Digital Project Manager

You could say home (page) building is in Tricia’s blood. Our digital project manager is an HGTV fanatic who puts her passion to work renovating houses. 

Frank Durante

Frank Durante

Director of Digital Development

When not sea kayaking at his favorite spot in Maine, Frank (no relation to Jimmy) leads Austin & Williams’ digital development team in making seemingly “impossible” projects come to life. 

Jim Bouschor

Jim Bouschor

Web Developer

Lifelong techie Jim makes it a point to stay on top of all the new coding techniques, languages and design trends in web development. 

Nicholas Basil

Nicholas Basil

Web Developer

Whether it’s martial arts, leatherwork or Web development, Nick is always eager to find new ways to make the world around him a little better. 

Isaac Alvarez

Isaac Alvarez

Junior Web Developer

Isaac is a lifelong student who’s always learning new codes, going to concerts or the beach, playing guitar, skateboarding or rewatching must-see TV. 

Ken Auld

Ken Auld

Data Manager

A “temporary” job in a mid-level direct mail house turned into a 15-year career for Ken, who keeps our in-house letter shop humming. 

Tina Choy

Tina Choy

Copy Editor and Proofreader

The Agency’s leader in perseverance, Tina works diligently to make sure all our copy reads like music to our ears and is punctuation perfect. 

Jodi Sider

Jodi Sider

Accounting Assistant

A history-buff at heart, Jodi acts as tour guide during family vacations, reading all the guidebooks and sharing what she’s learned even if it falls on deaf ears. 

Rosanna Sedamanos

Rosanna Sedamanos

Accounting Assistant

Rossana holds onto her native culture by trying new Peruvian eateries with her family and keeping a collection of her mom’s hand-crocheted doilies displayed in her home. 

Kathy Spilker

Kathy Spilker

Administrative Assistant

When visitors come to Austin & Williams’ headquarters, they’re first greeted by the smile of Kathy, our front desk maven and the person who keeps things running at A&W. Want to know what’s really going on? Then you know to ask her. 

Bruiser .

Bruiser .

A&W's BFFF

Bruiser sleeps a lot. Eats a lot. Therefore, poops a lot. He’s great with people, very rarely barks or bites (except for a few clients). Depending on the day, he will shake, sit, stay and roll over when offered food. 

Ken Greenberg

Ken Greenberg

Founder

Ken started Austin & Williams with William Pesce in 1992. He was the creator of our agency’s “brand/sell” philosophy and keeper of the results-focused approach that has driven our growth since the very beginning.