Marketing is changing
no question about it
Whether you see that as a good thing or not depends on your point of view. At White Oak Advertising and Public Relations, we view these changes as opportunities to set you apart continually from the crowded marketplace.
We are a full-service agency with creative professionals to craft personalized campaigns to fit your needs. We will use whatever media necessary to get you noticed -- from television and radio, to print and billboards, to social media and corporate events. And of course, we will embrace the next big thing -- whatever that is.
Our public relations arm will help you identify and cultivate your brand on your terms -- whether that be press coverage for an event or a digital campaign highlighting your impact on our community.
Barry is the Founder and President/Director of Creative Services. He has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from The University of Tennessee. Immediately after college, Barry wrote for a newspaper for 2 years. After that, he ran the marketing department for what ended up being a $100 million financial institution for 17 years before running the lending department for 6 more. During that entire time, Barry did contract advertising and marketing work for other clients. Over the past 2 years, he has run a successful one-person advertising shop for respected local businesses, as well as other miscellaneous clients. In late 2016, he began expanding, taking on partners and employees, and rebranding the business into what is now White Oak Advertising and Public Relations.
Kim is the Director of Client Strategy for White Oak. She served as account executive and later sales manager for the area’s top radio station group from 1988 to 2000. Kim then worked for several years as the marketing director for a group of local companies, including the leading local pharmacy group in town. She holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the University of Tennessee and an associates of arts from Martin Methodist College.
White Oak also uses a pool of talented professionals for specific technical functions. Only the best, brightest, most driven and committed employees are invited to work at White Oak. Exceeding our clients' expectations is our No. 1 goal.