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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.