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Introducing the Newest Members on the Adfero Team

The past year at Adfero has been a great one, as we are proud to welcome nine new members to our team.

Allyson Toolan joined us as an Account Executive, assisting our clients on everything from grassroots campaigns to social media strategy. In addition to organizing our Adfero birthday celebrations, Allyson has also become the office resource for all things AP Style. Allyson comes to us from Johnson & Johnson in her home state of New Jersey, where she worked as the Global R&D Intern.

Jacqueline Lampert is Adfero’s Multimedia Coordinator. Jacqueline works across a broad range of media, including video production, website development and social media. She joins us all the way from the Midwest, where she previously worked on such clients as Rolls Royce, Kiwanis International & Microsoft.

Tara Vaezi keeps client projects running smoothly as an Account Executive. A protective guardian of the office candy jar, Tara also assists the team with developing proposals and managing accounts. Prior to Adfero, she interned at Sharp Communications, a NYC-based PR, advertising and design agency, and Hagelin Flavors, a New Jersey-based flavoring company.

Heather Cote serves as Adfero’s Marketing & Employee Development Coordinator, implementing various marketing initiatives and employee development programs for our staff.  Our resident expert on food trucks and hip hop, Heather brings experience from agencies such as JWT New York and Play, a creative consultancy in Richmond, VA.

Lina Mizerek is our newest Account Executive. A lifetime Washingtonian, Lina comes to Adfero with both expertise in government communications and recommendations on the best restaurants in town. Lina previously interned with Edelman, working on digital public affairs campaigns, and the U.S Department of Homeland Security, where she provided communications support.

Elaine Bussjaeger manages the daily operations of the office and assists on client projects in her role as Account Coordinator. A recent graduate of James Madison University, Elaine formerly interned at JMU’s Office of Public Affairs and for Hilton Worldwide.

Gina Welker manages a variety of accounts as an Account Director at Adfero Group. Prior to joining Adfero, Gina worked at a nationally-ranked integrated communications firm in Tallahassee, Florida, where she developed and implemented public relations, marketing and advertising, and social media campaigns for a variety of clients.

Iverson Gandy is a Project Manager at Adfero Group, overseeing website development projects and offering general tech support to those less computer-literate. Before joining Adfero Group, Iverson led a web development team for Computer Sciences Corporation in Fairfax, VA.

Jennifer Fedor is our newest Account Director. With nearly a decade of communications experience, Jenn brings proficiency in non-profit, political and issue advocacy campaigns. Prior to joining Adfero, Jenn worked at a DC-based political public relations firm.

Please join us in welcoming our newest additions!