leadership group

We collaborate as talented individuals to create powerful work. Our commitment is to improve brands and help clients achieve their marketing dreams with outstanding strategy, planning and creative.

Andrew Rogers
Geo Purdie
Marybeth Turk
Barnett Turk
Martin Pieracci
Ray Vincenzo
Samantha Steinwinder
Scott Rockwell
Ben Morris
Jim McKellar
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Andrew Rogers

principal

Andy co-founded Purdie Rogers in 1990 with Geo Purdie and has over 25 years of experience in marketing communications. Over the past several years, he has built Purdie Rogers into a nationally recognized advertising & public relations agency focused exclusively for the consumer electronics and home products categories. He is a passionate leader and relentless advocate for his clients and employees.

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Geo Purdie

principal

Geo co-founded Purdie Rogers in 1990 with Andy Rogers. He leads strategy at the agency and has over 25 years of experience in marketing communications. Geo is a firm believer in the absolute power of branding and positioning. His daily focus is on strategic planning, digital marketing and overseeing creative execution for Purdie Rogers’ clients.

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Marybeth Turk

senior account director

Marybeth manages the overall client engagement at Purdie Rogers. She's responsible for developing overall brand and marketing strategies, campaign planning and execution and partnering with clients to achieve their business goals. Marybeth's career spans both the agency and client side, with prior account management roles at J.Walter Thompson and Ogilvy & Mather and senior marketing positions at Eddie Bauer and Microsoft.

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Barnett Turk

creative director

Barnett has lead the creative department at Purdie Rogers for over 12 years. He is an Expert in concept and strategy development for complex traditional and mass-media campaigns including TV, Print, Direct Mail, Email and Interactive. Experienced with creating relevant relationships with consumers and the brands that are represented. Barnett also inspires, mentors and motivates account/creative/strategic teams to deliver award-winning work under tight deadlines. Prior to PR, Barnett was Creative Director and Senior Writer at Eddie Bauer.

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Martin Pieracci

art director

Martin is a senior-level art director with over 20 years experience developing and directing advertising, marketing and communications design work for clients of all sizes. He has a strong passion for corporate & brand identity design, packaging, collateral and print and digital advertising. His career has taken him to San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York where he contributed to the successful advertising programs for RJ Reynolds, Merck, Corcoran New York, Trump, Old Navy as well as numerous regional and local brands.

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Ray Vincenzo

public relations director

Ray helps our clients improve their public images and bottom lines by creating effective internal and external communications, developing credible brands and generating impactful publicity. He began his career in New York City, where he contributed to the successful PR programs of Ricoh, Kodak and Sharp Electronics. In 1994, Ray moved to Seattle to found the public relations practice at imagio-J. Walter Thompson, growing it into a 50-person department. He then joined TM/Sedgwick Rd. Advertising as VP Public Relations. Ray's expertise includes consumer electronics, clean energy, real estate and home products.

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Samantha Steinwinder

Public Relations Strategist

Sam has spent the past two decades helping executives tell great stories about their products and companies, and land those stories at events, online, in print, and on TV and radio. Through counseling executives and teams on storytelling, working with the media, effective presentations, and startup marketing, while also providing meeting and strategy facilitation, she helps our clients develop powerful and effective communications and strategies with confidence.

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Scott Rockwell

interactive director

Scott conceives and executes thoughtful and engaging interactive experiences while supporting brand + strategy and offline efforts. With a programming background, he’s very hands-on and enjoys collaborating with and overseeing creative, technical teams and vendors. Scott has developed interactive websites and campaigns for PF Flyers, Corona Clippers, Teragren Flooring, Citigroup, and Chamberlain to name a few.

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Ben Morris

data analytics director

Ben has over 30 years agency experience in Radio, TV, print, direct mail, outdoor and all forms of traditional media planning and buying. He also has 20 years of experience in database analysis helping e-commerce and brick-and-mortar clients develop traditional marketing, digital marketing, and site selection strategies to leverage the differences between their trade area, prospects, customers, and best customers. Key areas of current interest include building digital marketing models that capitalize on geographic variances in bid price, CTR, and conversion rate to maximize net revenue per click and CPM across all digital platforms.

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Jim McKellar

evp emeritus

It is nearly impossible to communicate the gratitude Purdie Rogers has for Jim’s contributions to the agency. Jim has left a remarkable legacy behind and one that will remain for years to come. It’s likely, if you have spent any amount of time in the building products industry that you’ve either met Jim or you’ve spoken to him on the phone. Prior to joining Purdie Rogers in 2003, Jim was the publisher of Design/Build Business, an award-winning, national magazine for architects and home builders. In 2001, Jim sold the magazine to Cygnus Business Media. Jim currently serves as Director of Procurement for "Give Kids The World" (http://www.gktw.org) in Orlando, Florida. The charity sponsors terminally ill children and their families with trips to Disney World.

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Martin Pieracci

art director

Martin is a senior-level art director with over 20 years experience developing and directing advertising, marketing and communications design work for clients of all sizes. He has a strong passion for corporate & brand identity design, packaging, collateral and print and digital advertising. His career has taken him to San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York where he contributed to the successful advertising programs for RJ Reynolds, Merck, Corcoran New York, Trump, Old Navy as well as numerous regional and local brands.

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Martin Pieracci

art director

Martin is a senior-level art director with over 20 years experience developing and directing advertising, marketing and communications design work for clients of all sizes. He has a strong passion for corporate & brand identity design, packaging, collateral and print and digital advertising. His career has taken him to San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York where he contributed to the successful advertising programs for RJ Reynolds, Merck, Corcoran New York, Trump, Old Navy as well as numerous regional and local brands.