LoBo & Petrocine Hires Virginia Suhr As Account Supervisor/Associate Media Director

Melville, NY, April 12, 2010 – Adding another key component to its staff and capabilities, Lobo & Petrocine, the Melville-based marketing communications firm, has hired Virginia Suhr of Westbury, NY, as Account Supervisor/Associate Media Director.

“As we continue to grow, we are adding talented professionals like Virginia to offer our clients even more timely and cost-effective services,” commented Rick Bodamer, Partner and Creative Director at LoBo & Petrocine. Virginia’s experience in both traditional media and new media is a big plus for our agency. In addition to being involved in all aspects of media planning and buying, she will help manage several accounts and be instrumental in our new business efforts.

After beginning her career at Grey Advertising, Ms. Suhr moved to SFM Media (later MPG) where she worked for over 20 years on such blue-chip accounts as Avis, Oppenheimer Funds, Intel, MCI, Nike, Haggar, ConAgra, Pfizer, Audi, ING, Smith-Kline and Outback Steakhouses.

Prior to joining Lobo & Petrocine, Virginia was Senior Media Director at Greenstone/Fontana, working on such accounts as Francesco Rinaldi Pasta Sauces, Spike’s Santa Fe Salsa, Arbor Mortgage, the Tobacco Action Coalition, Planned Parenthood, and Spellman Electronics. She has an MBA in marketing from Hofstra University.

Headquartered in Melville, NY, LoBo & Petrocine Marketing Communications was founded in 2003 by partners Russ Petrocine, Lou Lopriore and Rick Bodamer. With gross billings currently in excess of $16 million, the agency does work for a wide range of clients in education, finance, healthcare, natural nutrition, hospitality, the automotive industry and more.