Neathawk Dubuque & Packett Names Mark Cooley Associate Creative Director

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Mark Cooley
Mark Cooley

Mark Cooley has been named associate creative director in the Chattanooga office of Neathawk Dubuque & Packett, a Southeast-based advertising, marketing and public relations agency.

“Mark’s creative insight and interactive experience has proven to be a tremendous asset for our clients and this promotion recognizes his ability to help our clients grow through strategic, multi-platform marketing,” said Doug Cook, creative director. 

Mr. Cooley has been serving as director of interactive design. Before joining the company, he gained experience working with a diverse range of clients in both traditional and interactive advertising. Mr. Cooley’s work with ND&P for clients such as Universal Fibers, Thrive 2055 and Massachusetts General Hospital has won numerous creative awards while helping clients achieve business objectives. 

His responsibilities as associate creative director will include developing creative strategies and concepts and directing the implementation of interactive and digital design initiatives.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to expand my creative involvement to help our clients succeed,” Mr. Cooley said. 


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