Local marketing agency Verdin recently announced the promotion of Michelle Starnes to production manager, as well as the appointments of Genesis Newsom as account coordinator, Karen Borges as administrative assistant, and Karyn Savory as a graphic designer.

“We’re very excited about these changes and additions to our team,” Verdin President Mary Verdin said. “It’s great to reward employees who work hard and earn promotions, and also to add to the team with talented staff that bring new capabilities to the firm. This positions us to better serve our clients in an ever changing business landscape.”

As production manager, Starnes will now oversee the production and design department, ensuring that all projects are up to the highest standards and finished on time and on budget. Her responsibilities include production and printing coordination, trafficking all design projects, filtering communication between departments, and keeping operations running smoothly.

Newsom assists on all aspects of Verdin’s client services including supervising quality control on client projects, working directly with clients on project coordination, and assisting account managers. Borges will play an integral role at Verdin as the primary administrative support for the office. Savory will assist the design department and help meet client needs and goals with visual solutions.

For more information, visit www.verdinmarketing.com.

About Verdin

Verdin is a full-service marketing firm in San Luis Obispo, Calif. that has been helping businesses, nonprofits and individuals market themselves in creative and cost effective ways since it began in 2003. Verdin’s philosophy is to tie everything it does for its clients back to the client’s business goals. The firm takes a professional, friendly, creative and surprising approach to all of its advertising, design, marketing and public relations services. For more information, visit www.verdinmarketing.com