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Knoxville-Area Advertising & Marketing Firms Ranked According to 2020 Gross Local Billings
Rank
'21
'20CompanyPhone
Website
2020 gross billings
2020 accounts
% svcs. ad/PR/other
Employees:
Local
Total
Tot. offices
Notable 2020 clients
Top local executive
Founded locally
11Tombras
620 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-524-5376
tombras.com
$400M
28
75% / 5% / 20%
360
380
5
American Cancer Society, MoonPie, Orangetheory Fitness, RE/MAX, Zaxby's
Charlie Tombras
Chairman
1946
22Designsensory
1740 Commons Point Drive, Bldg. 1
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-690-2249
designsensory.com
$10.18M
75
50% / 10% / 40%
44
44
2
Airbnb, Tennessee Governors Office, TN Department of Health, USA Fencing, USA Triathlon, Zoo Knoxville, Regal Cinemas, Old Dominick Distillery
Joseph A. Nother
Brandon J. Rochelle
Principals
2001
3NRBigWheel
920 Volunteer Landing Lane, Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-584-9740
gobigwheel.com
$5.5M
NA
NA / NA / NA
351
6
2
Clayton Homes, Disney, Helen Ross McNabb
Parker Frost
Principal
1995
43Media Directions Advertising
9724 Kingston Pike, Ste. 301
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-691-9482
mdadv.com
$4.5M
NA
100% / NA / NA
NA
NA
1
Covenant Health
Maureen Patteson
President
1981
5NRShelton Group
111 E. Jackson Ave., Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-524-8385
sheltongrp.com
$4.1M
49
64% / 0% / 36%2
26
27
1
Eastman Chemical Company Environmental Defense Fund
Suzanne Shelton
President, CEO
1991
65Citizen Agency
1601 Western Avenue, Suite 3
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-607-6335
citizenadagency.com
$3.5M
22
90% / 10% / NA
7
8
1
NA
C.J. Ogle
Partner
2009
76low + tritt
123 Cross Park Drive, Ste. 225
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-693-8803
lowandtritt.com
$3.1M
26
60% / 10% / 30%
2
NA
4
CBBC, Markman's, Joe Neubert Collision Centers, @Home Audio Video
Shawn Patrick Steadman
Vice president
1995
88ADS Phoenix Marketing Communications
4624 Chambliss Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-573-9221
adsphoenix.com
$1.9M
NA
NA / NA / NA
10
10
1
Bush Brothers, Pilot Flying J, Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Knoxville Leadership Foundational, McGee Tyson Airport
Dave Kerschbaum
President
1985
87Draft
1060 World's Fair Park Drive, #105
Knoxville, TN 37916
865-300-6643
draftagency.com
$1.9M
NA
100% / NA / NA
10
10
1
Clayton Homes, ORNL Federal Credit Union, Discovery, Greater Knoxville Honda Dealer Association, Invincible Boats
Alex Oliver
President, CEO
2007
1010Asen Marketing & Advertising
18 Emory Place, Ste. 100
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-769-0006
asenmarketing.com
$1.43M
48
95% / 5% / 0%
10
10
1
The Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, Midlab, Inc., Zipliens, The Law Office of G. Turner Howard, III
Paul Scoonover
Stacey DeHart
Brookney Morrell
President
1983
1111Rick Laney Marketing
9041 Executive Park Drive, Ste. 250
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-531-9158
ricklaneymarketing.com
$1.3M
37
40% / 20% / 40%
6
6
1
NA
Rick Laney
President, CEO
2012
129Colloredo & Associates
12748 Kingston Pike, Ste. 104
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-288-3467
colloredomarketing.com
$1.15M
27
95% / 5% / NA
10
10
1
Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor & Haun, Atlanta Face & Body, Merz Aesthetics, Rembco Geotechnical Contractors, ADCO Pipe & Supply, Campbell Cunningham Laser Center, EyeCare Optical, Moksha Aesthetics, Aesthetic University, Nortec Compressed Air & Gas
Bob Colloredo
President
2006
1316New Frame Creative
9237 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37931
865-202-0408
newframecreative.com
$685,000
214
100% / NA / NA
5
6
1
U.S. Dept. of State, Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, Baby2Baby, Weigels, The Love Kitchen
Greg Adkins
Founder, president
2015
1414Morris Creative Group
555 W. Jackson Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-9869
morriscreative.com
$668,428
40
30% / 20% / 50%
5
5
1
Marble City Dentistry, Sevier County Bank, TechMah Medical, Red Door Homes, OfficeWorks
Chuck Morris
Principal
1991
1512Ascertainment Marketing
610 Caswell Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-310-1505
ascertainment.net
$620,000
NA
100% / NA / NA
1
1
1
Blount Memorial Hospital, UT Graduate and Executive Education, Sugarlands Distilling Co.
Nina Reineri
Nina D. Howell
President
Owner, president
1996
1615Smarketing
6312 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-963-0642
smarketing4u.com
$540,000
52
10% / 10% / 80%
6
6
3
Crockett Creek Beef Jerky, Jefferson County Tourism, Jefferson County Government, Lawhorn CPA Group, Rowe Transfer, Knox County Health Department, Jefferson City Government
Fred Hess
President
2015
1713TradeMark Advertising
1143 Oak Ridge Turnpike Ste 204
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-966-1690
trademarkads.com
$440,000
NA
60% / 5% / 35%3
5
5
1
NA
George G. Corley III
President
1996
1817CMC Marketing Agency
450 Anglewood Drive
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-388-4993
thecmcagency.com
$325,000
35
80% / 10% / 10%
4
1
1
McGuire Roofing, Fox Willis Burnette Attorneys, Bill Jones Music
NA
NA
2011
1918Bombdiggity Consulting
12706 Woodcove Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-719-7072
bombdiggity.com
$155,000
8
40% / 30% / 30%
NA
NA
1
NA
Julie Morris
President, CEO
2012
NR19Robin Easter Design
132 W Jackson Ave
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-524-0146
robineaster.com
NA
NA
20% / NA / NA
7
7
1
Downtown Knoxville Alliance, City of Knoxville: Parks and Recreation, Seven Islands State Birding Park, Spaces in the City, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Tennessee Orthopedics Clinics, Dover Signature Properties, Vida, Kefi, Altar’d State, Arula, Vow’d, Rockbridge
Robin Easter Reeves
Principal, creative director
1989
1 Information from 2020 survey; 2 40% Marketing research and strategy, 10% web design; 3 Web marketing
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