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Knoxville-Area Advertising and Marketing Firms Ranked According to 2016 Gross Local Billings
Rank
'17
'16CompanyPhone
Website
2016 gross billings
2016 accounts
% svcs. ad/PR/other
Employees:
Local
Total
Tot. offices
Notable 2016 clients
Top local executive
Founded locally
11The Tombras Group
630 Concord St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-524-5376
tombras.com
$175M
30
60% / 5% / 35%
195
215
4
McDonald's, Bush Bros., Coca-Cola, Clayton Homes, Orangetheory Fitness
Charlie Tombras
President, CEO
1946
24Pyxl
625 S. Gay St., #310
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-690-5551
thinkpyxl.com
$7M
109
10% / 5% / 85%
34
60
4
NA
Joshua Phillips
Creed Huckaby
President
Managing director
2001
32FMB Advertising
145 S. Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902
877-345-4281
EngageFMB.com
$5.61M
NA
60% / 15% / 25%
14
14
1
NA
Jody M. Freeman
President, CEO
1986
43Media Directions Advertising
9724 Kingston Pike, Ste. 301
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-691-9482
mdadv.com
$5.3M
NA
100% / NA / NA
4
NA
1
NA
Maureen Patteson
President
1981
58Designsensory
1740 Commons Point Drive, Bldg. 1
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-690-2249
designsensory.com
$4.15M
52
50% / 10% / 40%
36
36
2
Boy Scouts of America, Zoo Knoxville, Tennessee Economic & Community Development, Augusta Tourism
Joseph A. Nother
Brandon J. Rochelle
Principals
2001
6NRShelton Group
111 E. Jackson Ave., Ste. 201
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-524-8385
sheltongrp.com
$3.85M
32
64% / 0% / 36%1
25
27
1
Environmental Defense Fund, ExxonMobil Chemical, Georgia Power, CertainTeed Insulation, Alliant Energy
Suzanne Shelton
President, CEO
1991
75Internet Marketing Expert Group (IMEG)
305 Elm St.
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-622-2008
imegonline.com
$3.55M
154
90% / 2% / 8%
18
27
3
Visit My Smokies, Timber Tops, Henderson Park Inn, Jackson Mountain Homes, Hearthside Cabin Rentals, Aunt Bugs, Stephen Burroughs
Justin A. Jones
Jason West
CEO, founder
CFO
2009
89Low + Tritt
123 Cross Park Drive, Ste. 225
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-693-8803
lowandtritt.com
$3.1M
26
75% / 10% / 15%
4
NA
2
Markmans, CBBC, Joe Neubert, Stokes, @Home, Home Federal Bank, Agri Feed, State Farm
Shawn Patrick Steadman
Vice president
1995
96Draft Agency
120 S. Gay St., Ste. 401
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-394-6079
draftagency.com
$2.72M
NA
62% / NA / NA
11
12
1
Scripps, Clayton Homes, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Honda
Alex Oliver
President, CEO
2007
1013Colloredo & Associates
11826 Kingston Pike, Ste. 120B
Knoxville, TN 37934
865-288-3467
colloredomarketing.com
$1.4M
26
95% / 5% / NA
5
5
2
Drs. Campbell, Cunningham, Taylor & Haun, Tennsmith, Inc., Roper Whitney, Vein Specialists of Tennessee, Ray Varner Ford, Fuller Industries, Atlanta Face & Body
Bob Colloredo
President
2006
1111TAsen Marketing & Advertising
18 Emory Place, Ste. 100
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-769-0006
asenmarketing.com
$1.2M
50
100% / 0% / 0%
9
9
1
G. Turner Howard III, Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, Bari Life, Tandur Indian Kitchen
Paul Scoonover
President
1983
1214Ascertainment Marketing
849 Garrison Ridge Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-310-1505
ascertainment.net
$915,000
4
95% / NA / 5%
1
1
1
Blount Memorial Hospital, Sugarlands Distilling, United Way of Greater Knoxville, UT Graduate & Executive Education
Nina D. Howell
Owner, president
1996
1317Rick Laney Marketing
9041 Executive Park Drive, Ste. 114
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-300-4538
RickLaneyMarketing.com
$850,000
25
50% / 20% / 30%
4
4
1
McGhee Tyson Airport, Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville, Magnum Venus Products, Protomet, Calhoun's/Copper Cellar, Buds Gun Shop & Range, Senior Home Assistance
Rick Laney
President, CEO
2012
1415TradeMark Advertising
9815 Cogdill Road, Ste. 4
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-966-1690
trademarkads.com
$650,000
NA
60% / 5% / 35%2
8
8
1
NA
George G. Corley III
President
1996
1516Morris Creative Group
555 W. Jackson Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-9869
morriscreative.com
$543,000
56
30% / 20% / 50%
4
6
1
SeqGen, Homestead Timber Frames, Second Harvest Food Bank, First National Bank Kentucky, Image Matters
Chuck Morris
Principal
1991
16NRSmarketing
6312 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-212-4867
smarketing4u.com
$250,000
20
80% / 10% / 10%
4
4
2
NA
Fred Hess
President
2015
1719Bombdiggity Consulting
12706 Woodcove Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-719-7072
bombdiggity.com
$180,000
8
40% / 30% / 30%
1
NA
1
NA
Julie Morris
President, CEO
2012
18NRCMC Marketing Agency
450 Anglewood Drive
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-388-4993
cmcsocialmarketing.com
$95,000
21
80% / 10% / 10%
4
4
1
Bill Jones Music, Fox and Farley Attorneys, Shafer Insurance Agency
NA
NA
2011
19NRBe Media Savvy
P.O. Box 1368
Powell, TN 37849
865-257-7024
bemediasavvy.com
$78,000
9
10% / 0% / 90%
2
2
1
NA
Lisa Petree
Tim Petree
Owners
2014
1 40% Marketing research and strategy, 10% web design; 2 Web marketing
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. NA=not applicable or not available. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.