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Bubba Patton - CEO

Bubba Patton

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Bubba has more than three decades of experience and a true passion for media. He’s a partner in Eastport Holdings, parent company of AdStaff Media, and has served as an Owner, Buyer and Salesperson in the industry—enduring relationships with reputable clients and corporate executives.
Cindy Carmack - Executive VP, Media Operations

Cindy Carmack

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With 32 years of experience, Cindy has extensive knowledge in entertainment, telecommunications, tourism, retail, gaming and multicultural media. She is enthralled by how media challenges both sides of the brain, and she’s energized by the evolution of emerging markets and media.
Jill Brown - Senior VP, Media Director

Jill Brown

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Jill has nearly 30 years of experience in media for recreational, manufacturing/industrial, education, medical, food, retail, automotive, broadcast facilities, government, financial institutions and gaming. Her competitive nature drives aggressive negotiations to get results.
Paul Hnidka - VP,  Director of Planning Research & Business Intelligence

Paul Hnidka

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Paul has media experience in every category, having worked with clients like Big Lots, Bed Bath & Beyond, Subway, Huntington, Coca-Cola and many others. Nicknamed “The Professor” for his analytical approach and exploratory nature, Paul loves working toward measurable, quantified results.
Jim White - Sr VP, Media Director

Jim White

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Among the first class at The Ohio State University able to major in Advertising, Jim built strategic planning skills that complement the analytical side of media. His 24 years of experience have proven success for retail, CPG, entertainment, healthcare, automotive, financial, QSR/food and B2B categories.
Leigh Grugett - Media Director

Leigh Grugett

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With two decades of experience, Leigh has an impressive list of clients across telecommunication, healthcare, QSR, automotive aftermarket, restaurant and banking categories. A love for numbers fuels Leigh’s enthusiasm for media.
 Stewart Layton - President

Stewart Layton

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With over 30 years' experience, Stewart brings a diversified media and marketing skill set. Leveraging an entrepreneurial background, he builds mutually beneficial partnerships and skillfully blends traditional media with non-traditional tactics, to enhance an advertisers' full marketing advantage, achieve objectives and enhance campaign performance. Bringing a deep background in traditional and "new media" strategies in the advertiser categories of QSR, Airline, Insurance, Agriculture, Retail, Telecommunications, and Franchise – this experience is fully employed to bring texture, vibrancy and influence to a campaign. "We embrace an open minded and holistic approach to media planning. We remain inspired by innovative new media solutions which expand our media teams "artist palette" – enabling us to exceed our clients media expectations in this rapidly evolving media marketplace!"