Cincinnati, Ohio — Eric Mower + Associates today announced that Geoff Thomas joined the independent marketing and public relations agency’s leadership team.
Thomas will serve as senior vice president and managing director for EMA’s Cincinnati office.
“EMA’s independence, size and national rankings stand out, so this is a very attractive opportunity for me,” said Thomas. “As a multidiscipline agency with significant digital expertise, EMA has passionate and creative individuals who make it an exciting place to work.”
Thomas comes to EMA after serving as chief operations officer at Cincinnati-based, multinational agency LPK. Thomas spent almost 20 years with LPK serving in various roles including vice president and managing director.
“With 20 years of impressive branding work under his belt, Geoff is a perfect addition to the multidisciplined marketing team we already have in place,” said Eric Mower, chairman and CEO of EMA. “His success in a large agency setting and strong knowledge of the Tri-State are great preparation for him to leverage all the talented people we have at EMA to help our clients grow.”
During his time at LPK, Thomas oversaw business operations, including new business and marketing, customer relationships management and personnel development for employees in North America, Europe, and Asia. He worked with a broad mix of brands in a variety of verticals, including Abbott Labs, Scotts, Owens Corning and Procter & Gamble.
Thomas earned a B.A. in economics from Villanova University and received his MBA in marketing from the University of Cincinnati. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors for the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, and is a past board member of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce.