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ABOUT

Jim Gagen
President

EXPERIENCE

Two-time Effie Award winning media strategist with expertise in branding, strategic planning, buying, training and management. Jim's personal attention and experience enables him to quickly "ramp-up" and grasp any marketing communications challenge and media implications for any size account. 

 

SynerG Marketing & Media, Inc., Cleveland, OH

President

2005-present

Clients:  American's Best Value Inns, Key Bank...
 

Liggett-Stashower, Cleveland, OH

Senior Vice President, Director of Media and Marketing Services
1996-2005


Clients:  Cedar Point, Medical Mutual, Evenflo, Sears Optical and Dental, Roadway

DMB&B, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Vice President, Group Media Director
1984-1996

Clients:  FTD, Pontiac, Whirlpool, Dow Chemical, American Plastics Council, GM Parts

Wyse Advertising, Inc., Cleveland, OH

Media Supervisor

1982-1984

Clients:  Goodyear Tire and Rubber, J. M. Smucker Co., Stouffer Hotels, Rax Restaurants, Stroh Brewery Co. (Goebel and Piels Beer)
 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
AND RECOGNITION


AAF Cleveland Board Member

CAB Board Member and Past President
AAAA's Mid-Size Agencies Media Council
AMIN Media Directors Council
Effie Award Recipient (Advertising Effectiveness)

  • 1987 Pontiac Bonneville

  • 1994 American Plastics Council

AAF Public Service Program (2nd place 2013 & 2015)
AAF Cleveland Silver Medal Award Recipient (2015)

 

EDUCATION


Bowling Green State University, 1981

Bachelor of Science, Business