Syracuse, NY – Mower, one of the largest independent marketing, advertising and public relations agencies in the U.S., announced three new hires in its Syracuse office.
Leah Paige joins as Project Manager.
Leah Paige brings several years of experience managing the execution of campaigns to Mower’s project management team. Prior to joining Mower, Paige worked at Terakeet, an enterprise SEO company located in Syracuse. Over her more than five years with the company, she served as brand strategist, brand strategy supervisor and most recently as an account manager. A graduate of the State University of New York at Oswego, Paige will bring her depth of knowledge in SEO, email marketing and social media strategy to the Mower team.
Mia Barnello joins as Project Manager.
Mia Barnello, who recently served as an account manager at Pickney Hugo Group, has experience filling both account management and project management roles. Prior to her time with the Pickney Hugo Group, Barnello worked as a brand manager for Hilton in McLean, Va., and was responsible for the rollout of brand communications to internal stakeholders. Barnello is an alumnus of Keuka College, earning both her Bachelor of Arts in organizational communication as well as her Master of Science in Management—International Business.
Ashley Montanaro to serve as Account Director.
Ashley Montanaro, who began her career as an intern with Mower, rejoins the agency as an account director. Prior to her second stint at Mower, she served as a senior manager of brand marketing with Aspen Dental, where for more than three years she led brand strategy, creative execution and development of integrated marketing campaigns across TV, radio, print, digital, social and CRM. A Canisius College alumnus, Montanaro also spent more than seven years at Fisher-Price in various roles.