Soquel, CA (PressExposure) June 27, 2012 -- McDill Associates, a leading design and marketing agency in the food and beverage categories, is excited to announce the appointment of Aaron Freitas as Vice President of the company. A family-owned business, McDill Associates was founded by his aunt, CEO Melissa McDill, over 30 years ago. No stranger to the marketing world, Mr. Freitas brings with him more than 18 years of experience in marketing, having first worked for McDill Associates as a production assistant fresh out of high school before continuing on to earn his Bachelor's degree and Master of Business Administration in Marketing.
Over the next several years, Aaron Freitas focused his career in the lifestyle and recreation marketing arena and eventually founded his own successful digital marketing and social media company. At the end of 2011, Mr. Freitas made the decision to merge his company with McDill in order to combine his firm's strengths in internet marketing and strategic analysis with the agency's proven history in brand strategy, packaging, promotions, and photography. This decision has positioned McDill to deliver proven solutions well into the future.
Committed to furthering his family's legacy, Mr. Freitas has drawn heavily on his background in lifestyle and recreation marketing and experience developing award-winning campaigns for industry leaders in his new position with McDill, where he is responsible for identifying strategic opportunities as well as managing the McDill team and achieving company goals and objectives.
"Aaron joined our team at a crucial time as we position ourselves to meet the evolving trends in the market," said Melissa McDill. "His keen business sense has already added value to the agency. We welcome him to McDill Associates and are pleased to add him to our executive leadership team."
Aaron Freitas responded to the announcement with: "I am pleased and honored to join the McDill team under the exemplary leadership of Melissa. Her design and artistic vision is an inspiration to me, and I am proud to have the opportunity to work with her and the rest of the McDill team."