STANANDLOU has added media planner and buyer, Sarah Sides, and account executive, Sarah Springer to the staff at the Houston full service advertising and marketing agency. Sides and Springer were added to assist with new clients Kolache Mama, Renaissance Health System, the Houston Dynamo and existing STANANDLOU clients.
Sarah Sides comes on board with more than five years of experience in the advertising and marketing arena. Formerly with McCann-Erickson/LCI Media in Houston and Garden Ridge nationally, Sarah has extensive knowledge buying all media in markets throughout the U.S. for a wide variety of clients.
“We are thrilled to add someone of Sarah’s background and experience join our media team. Her enthusiasm for media and identifying client opportunities cannot be understated,” said Michelle Reed, vice president of STANANDLOU Marketing // Advertising. “She is the perfect addition to our client focused media team.”
A team player in the office or on a volleyball court, Sarah’s dedication to her work is evident as a former supervisor noted. “Her excellent communication, negotiation and leadership skills helped streamline and organize our department, so we could take on our greatest task, that of bringing the media buying and production in-house,” said, Annette Miller, Director of Marketing for Garden Ridge.
Sarah earned her Bachelor of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Advertising, and a minor in Marketing from the University of Houston. While in school, Sarah was involved in several school and local organizations such as Houston American Advertising Federation, Alpha Chi Omega, and Young Active Professionals.
An 8-year agency veteran, Sarah Springer joins The STANANDLOU staff as account executive for S&L clients Me
xican Restaurants, Inc., Renaissance Health System, Obesity Surgery Specialists, Noel Furniture, and Honours Golf Club.
Sarah has managed all aspects of client accounts from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and is also an accomplished copywriter having written copy for client web sites, direct mail and other media.
“The first thing you notice about Sarah is her energy and enthusiasm for the job,” stated Reed. “Her ability to properly se
rvice a wide variety of clients and jobs simultaneously, and all with a smile, is indicative of her wonderful qualities.”
Sarah graduated from Texas A&M University with a major in journalism with an emphasis in public relations.
About STANANDLOU Marketing // Advertising
STANANDLOU Marketing//Advertising is a full-service communications firm based in Houston, TX. with estimated billings of $14.5 million. Started as a creative boutique in 1988, the agency has grown into a full-service agency regionally respected for pushing the creative envelope and providing strategic results. Clients include JourneyLite, Noel Furniture, Kolache Mama, Renaissance Health System, Stryker, Mexican Restaurants, Inc. and Buc-ee’s.