Marketing professionals that support your mission.

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    Julie Parsons Managing Director and Vice President

    Twenty years of experience in tradeshow marketing means Julie has already faced and solved a slew of challenges. Strategic Sherpa and inspiring leader, Julie brings vision and marketing insight to every project, mentoring our next-gen leaders while embracing the service excellence that is chiseled into Fixation’s brand.

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    Anthony R. Forte Vice President of Digital Strategy

    Analyst. Strategist. Award-winning winemaker. All three tell you Anthony is able to draw from a wide swath of knowledge and make a series of critical decisions to produce an outstanding final product. At FORT since 1993, he’s mastered everything from post-production to SEM, and it shows.

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    Kristen Garman Account Director

    When clients have a challenge, Kristen goes to bat for you. Having run the show on the client side, raised twin baby boys and seen the worst of humanity (as a fan of Bravo’s “Housewives”), nothing throws this pro off her game. With 20 years’ marketing experience and a sports-player’s persistence, Kristen makes sure everyone wins.

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    Rachel Gellman Account Manager

    Coming from the association world, Rachel “gets” Fixation’s clients and their marketing needs—in fact, she was once a client herself! When she’s not busy running clients’ campaigns, you can spot Rachel running trails, cheering on the Terps or blogging about the DC area food scene.

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    Kaitlyn Downes Media Buying Supervisor

    Kaitlyn knows about getting the biggest bang for your buck. It started when she negotiated her way through a four-year degree (in Media and Communications) in three. And as media buyer for a string of happy clients, she’s only gotten better at it. Count on this savvy market specialist and weekend hiker to choose the right media path for your business.

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    Julia Ruxer Account Manager

    Detail-obsessed Julia is known for going the extra mile—for clients, certainly, as well as for a good bagel. Informed by her background in association trade show management, Julia offers client-side insight and empathy—so when it comes to service (or “Friends” factoids), nothing is too trivial.

  • Allison
    Allison Lieberman Account Manager

    Allison has been with Fixation since 2009, working her way up from administration to tactical project manager to leading strategist on major accounts. Her passion for growing engagement and attendance for her clients is matched only by her commitment to strategy and service. She’s well-versed in the ins and outs of the details, process and vision that make for a successful campaign.

  • Elizabeth
    Elizabeth Ellen Director, Global Creative

    A gifted designer, Elizabeth surprises and delights clients with contemporary and eye-catching work that consistently moves the needle. We love that she's always up for anything—including her latest venture as part-owner of a coffee shop.

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    Jackie Clements Interactive Art Director

    Jackie is that rare new breed: the talented designer who speaks the language of digital. She makes sure things don't just look amazing but function amazingly well. And speaking of should know Jackie's a big dog lover (as in Great Dane-big).

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    Andrew Koch Email Designer/Developer

    Andrew’s diverse talents include an adeptness at creating clean, modern, on-brand designs in both print and digital media. While “married to design” (his wife is also a designer!), he makes time to get away from the computer and out onto the trail—biking, hiking and seeking the adventures that fuel his creativity.

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    Christy Kingsbury Senior Designer

    Inventiveness honed by a decade of diverse design assignments. The authenticity of a true Midwesterner. The inquisitiveness of a journalism degree-holder. The patience of a puppy-mom. Combine them all with a passion for content-driven design (and a strong aversion to ketchup!) and you have Christy.

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    Chelsea Davis Graphic Designer

    Design ace who’s never had a brain freeze but has won an ADDY. Grows animated at the mention of prints, packaging, hockey, hiking and hot water bottles. If you’re looking for a designer who can pull from experiences in everything from branding to bartending, Chelsea is your choice.

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    Joey DiGioia Vice President, Production Services

    Working in production since his teen years, Joey has honed his craft as a producer and post-production artist on hundreds of productions, including the nationally syndicated HouseSmarts TV show. With his passion for video and audio studio production and degree in applied music, Joey makes things sound as good as they look. He’s also great for parties—DJ in the house!

  • Lori
    Lori Kurtyka Copywriter/Content Developer

    Lori has an ability to transform disparate data, client input and messaging strategy into compelling copy that rings true to her audiences. It makes sense that she knows how to make copy sing—Lori is a regular performer with the prestigious Cathedral Choral Society.

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    Sofie Niang Administrative Assistant

    With a knowing smile that says, “I got you covered,” Sofie makes you feel welcome. It’s a skill she brought to Fixation from working in property management (sales & marketing) and at her college’s Welcome Center. Here, she provides welcomed support and keeps things running as smoothly as the subways in her native New York.

"Always one step ahead—more than a partner, a team member.” Tina Warren, PMMI