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Acclaim is comprised of some of the region’s leading experts in marketing, public relations, media, content development, web and design.

Joe Mosbrook

Joe Mosbrook

Managing Partner

With more than 20 years of marketing, media and public relations experience in Cleveland, Managing Partner Joe Mosbrook has guided a wide range of Fortune-500 companies and large non-profits through a myriad of brand and reputational issues, ranging from national communications strategies to targeted marketing plans. He has served as media spokesperson for FirstEnergy Corp., Lincoln Electric, Moen Incorporated, Cleveland State University and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.

Joe drove an extensive public relations campaign that reshaped the faltering image of Cleveland State, which is now widely regarded as a great Ohio comeback story. When he represented Norwalk Furniture in the throes of bankruptcy during the Great Recession, BusinessWeek magazine credited Joe’s efforts as the tipping point that saved the century-old company. Joe now works with a variety of organizations, giving their brands a unique voice to targeted audiences.

 

Tammy Cameron

Tammy Cameron

Partner

With more than 20 years of marketing, branding, and communications experience, Tammy has helped middle-market companies build strategies to achieve their business goals.

Whether it’s helping marketing and sales teams with goal alignment, overall marketing strategies and integrated campaigns, digital and content marketing, social media, and websites, her experience and energy drive results. Tammy has experience working with companies in the following fields: professional and financial services, real estate, retail, manufacturing, and optical.

 

Dennis Lafferty

Senior Advisor

For the past four decades, Dennis Lafferty has been on the front lines of Cleveland’s enduring transformation, driving nearly every step of the process. Crain’s Cleveland
Business named him one of Cleveland’s most influential people, and City Hall awarded him a Key to the City for his unparalleled service.

As vice president of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, he was instrumental in the real-estate and development initiatives that created the Gateway District, Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena. Since then, Dennis has been extensively involved in the development of the Breakthrough Schools, BVU, the Cuyahoga County Port Authority, the Huntington Convention Center, Leadership Cleveland, Destination Cleveland, the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, the Greater Cleveland Food bank, United Way, Laketran, the Republican National Convention and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, where he was granted a lifetime membership for his role in its development.

Dennis served as Cleveland office administrator of Jones Day, where he helped create one of the largest law firms in the world. The firm assumed a leadership role in Cleveland’s renaissance, paving the way for extensive redevelopment and a renewed commitment to public-private partnerships that reshaped the city. As principal of Regional Strategic Consulting, Dennis worked with The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Leadership Center, Karamu House, the Committee of Economic Inclusion of the Greater Cleveland Partnership and Community Partnership for Arts and Culture.

Today, now with the Bernie Moreno Companies, Dennis continues to drive transformational change in Cleveland, including the setting of Blockland – a project aimed at making the city a national player in the growth and development of blockchain technology. Dennis earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Youngstown State University and performed graduate casework in urban studies at The University of Akron.

Chris Cantergiani

Director of Multimedia & Strategic Planning

Chris has more than 20 years of experience in multimedia, production and non-profit outfits in Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago and Washington. As Director of Multimedia & Strategic Planning, Chris plays a central role in designing and executing compelling programs, projects and informative content that generates awareness and engagement for our clients.

Chris recently developed an innovative, cross-platform mobile interview studio to provide the news audience in Northeast Ohio the opportunity to engage with local, state and national newsmakers via social media in real time. As a senior member of a think tank in the nation’s capital, he led a production team to develop and complete a multimillion-dollar documentary that won numerous awards, including the prestigious Beverly Hills Film Festival Best Documentary award. Out in the field, he traveled with Jimmy Carter to Cuba and once tracked down a disgraced archbishop on the run. While working on countless challenging assignments over the years, Chris earned 15 Emmy awards for his efforts.

His work with promotions departments and outside marketing agencies over the years has led to increased audience growth, engagement and action.

Kenneth D. Dowell

Senior Adviser

David Roll

Director of Design

David Roll

Melissa Smrdel

Senior Designer

Melissa Smrdel

Molly Johnson

Account Supervisor

Jessica Studeny

Account Supervisor