CHICAGO, IL, AUGUST 31, 2021 – Chicago-based marketing innovation company, Fusion92, welcomed four new employees to its team in August:
Tom Hammond, Sr. Media Director
Steven Katofiasc, Media Manager
Kristen May, Sr. Project Manager
Brian Werger, MarCom & Public Relations Manager
“We’re very excited to have this talented group on board. They've really hit the ground running and have impressed both clients and internal teams with their hard work and leadership. Their enthusiasm and outstanding attitudes are just what Fusion92 and our clients need to be successful!” said Doug Dome, president of Fusion92.
As Fusion92’s newest Senior Media Director, Tom Hammond is the team’s lead on the Search and Ecomm media practices. He reports to Fusion92 SVP of Media & Activation, Doreen Domask. A graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Hammond spent nearly a decade at Spark Foundry, most recently as a Media Director, before bringing his experience to Fusion92. There he led the strategy and execution of multimillion-dollar campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.
Steven Katofiasc also joined the media team as a Media Analyst. He focuses on driving success for five core clients and reports to VP of Media - Group Director, Marcella Dulac. Prior to joining Fusion92, Katofiasc held analyst positions at both Progressive Insurance and Amway. A Detroit native, Katofiasc graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in Economics and Statistics.
New Senior Project Manager, Kristen May, facilitates and oversees the planning, execution and delivery of projects and campaigns for Fusion92 client, Instant Brands. She reports to VP of Project Management & Agency Operations, Frank Nicodem. May comes to Fusion92 from Epsilon where she was a Senior Project Manager implementing new tools and processes that create additional efficiencies for the global creative team, as well as managing operational reports. Prior to Epsilon, May was a project manager at Conversant. She spent her undergrad at the University of Kansas and earned a Master of Arts in Digital Communications and Media Arts from DePaul University.
Communications and PR Manager, Brian Werger, supports MarCom efforts across all business units, crafting communications and leading media outreach and relations. He reports to Rachel Hancock, Director of Client Development & Marketing. Werger comes to Fusion92 with more than two decades of MarCom experience, building and executing comprehensive communications strategies and plans for the likes of the National Hockey League and corporate clients. Notably, he’s secured a variety of high-impact media placements in multiple regional and national media outlets, including ESPN, USA Today and NBC Sports. A native of Iowa, Werger is a graduate of St. Ambrose University where he was on the men’s basketball team.
Founded in 1999, Fusion92 is a Chicago-based independent marketing innovation company that helps growth stage and enterprise brands thrive. The firm’s comprehensive stack of services and products help bring exponential returns to companies in virtually every industry and vertical. Fusion92 collaboratively partners and serves as a trusted advisor to clients on B2B and consumer engagements that span traditional and digital media, leveraging the firm’s expertise to innovatively solve business challenges. Fusion92’s dynamic technology, integrated content lab (Studio440), media and activation capabilities, AdTech and premium NFT studio (Mint Werx) provide a lineup of differentiated solutions that deliver data-driven results. Learn more at www.Fusion92.com.