News and Events

There's always a lot going on at DeSantis Breindel, whether it's brand launches, new industry research, or company milestones. Here are some of the most exciting developments at our branding firm.

DeSantis Breindel Hires New Senior Director, Business Development and Marketing

We are pleased to welcome Mitchell Kirkham-Cooper to lead this team in the new role of Senior Director, Business Development and Marketing. In this role, Mitchell will be working with us to create and implement a robust outbound marketing strategy, closely aligned with our inbound marketing efforts. Mitchell brings over nine years of business development and marketing experience to this role. He started his career in London at Rainmaker Consulting, the premier outsourced marketing and business development consultancy for professional services firms. And, for the last three and a half years, Mitchell was the Director of Business Development for Siegel…

DeSantis Breindel Hires New Chief Experience Officer

We are thrilled to announce that Leesa Wytock will be joining us to lead this group as DeSantis Breindel’s Managing Director, Chief Experience Officer. In this new role, Leesa will also be helping us rethink our brand, offering, process, deliverables – and our relationship with our clients.  Leesa is a digital-focused creative leader who is deeply passionate about the intersection of brands, technology, and human behavior to deliver beautiful and useful experiences that make a difference in peoples’ lives. Throughout her career she has developed deep expertise across interactive programs, service design, marketing, account growth, and team development, with a…

DeSantis Breindel Named a B2B Marketing Top Agency 2022

We are pleased to have been selected as a top 20 agency in the B2B Marketing “US Agencies Benchmarking Report 2022.” The report, which is free to download, features 39 of the most forward-looking and ambitious marcomm agencies, providing detailed financial stats, headcounts, and more. The 108-page report also includes a wealth of analysis, commentary and interviews on the state of the market. The B2B Marketing US Agencies Benchmarking Report is an annual report based on the results of a comprehensive survey of US agencies. This survey asks agencies about their headcount, their income, their challenges, their concerns, their methods of…

Clutch Honors DeSantis Breindel as a 2021 Top 1000 Service Provider

We are honored to announce that DeSantis Breindel has been recognized in The 2021 Clutch 1000. Clutch is the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform that connects buyers with top service providers around the world. DeSantis Breindel was ranked highly in the top 30 for this award. The Clutch 1000 is the firm’s most reputable and exclusive accolade, representing only the top 1% of companies listed on their platform. To be featured on Clutch’s platform, companies are holistically evaluated based on partners and clientele, portfolio and completed projects, as well as verified client reviews. For the Clutch 1000, companies on…

DeSantis Breindel Recognized as a Top Branding Agency in Clutch 2021 Global Leaders Awards

We are honored to announce that DeSantis Breindel has been recognized as a top-ranked branding agency in several categories for the Clutch 2021 Global Leaders Awards. Clutch is the leading B2B ratings and reviews platform that connects buyers with top service providers around the world. Across 22 categories, the top 15 service providers for each from around the globe are highlighted for their expertise. DeSantis Breindel was highly ranked in two categories as a Branding Top 3 Agency and as a Marketing Strategy Top 10 Agency. To be featured on Clutch’s platform, companies are holistically evaluated based on partners and…

DeSantis Breindel Wins Gold at Transform Awards North America 2021

We are honored to announce that DeSantis Breindel’s work with HALO and LPL Financial were recognized at the seventh annual Transform Awards North America. The Transform Awards recognize those companies and agencies that best exemplify the transformational power of rebranding and brand design. Each entry was examined by a panel of expert judges, who determined those that excelled in best practice in corporate, product and global brand design and strategy. HALO and DeSantis Breindel were awarded Gold in the category of “Best corporate rebrand following a merger or acquisition,” and LPL Financial and DeSantis Breindel were Highly Commended in the…

New Brand for TerraSmart by DeSantis Breindel

Gibraltar Industries, a leading manufacturer and provider of products and services for the renewable energy, residential, agtech and infrastructure markets, today announced its merger of four solar brands into one. RBI Solar, SolarBOS, Sunfig and TerraSmart, all part of the renewable energy group of Gibraltar, are unifying under a shared brand, Terrasmart, to deliver a seamless customer experience through integrated product lines, and services. Following the acquisition of Terrasmart, Gibraltar needed a brand that unified and conveyed the combined strength of their renewables energy portfolio. DeSantis Breindel partnered with Gibraltar to develop the brand, including the brand strategy, brand name…

DeSantis Breindel Hires New Group Director of Communications

As we strengthen our ability to deliver breakthrough brand experiences, verbal identity, content strategy and strategic messaging have become top priorities for our firm. To that end, we are thrilled to welcome Matthew DeMaio to DeSantis Breindel as Group Director, Communications. With more than 20 years’ experience as a strategist, writer, and editor, Matthew has led communications development for a range of organizations and agencies – most recently as the head of his own practice. Prior to founding his own firm in 2008, Matthew worked as a strategist, creative director, journalist and advisor across many organizations, with a particular focus…

DeSantis Breindel Shortlisted for Transform Awards North America 2021

We are honored to announce that DeSantis Breindel has been shortlisted in two categories at the seventh annual Transform Awards North America. The Transform Awards recognize exemplary brand development work across strategy, creative and execution. These nominations demonstrate once again how our collaborative approach to building brands with clients drive meaningful change and deliver measurable competitive advantage. The work we’ve done with our clients has been shortlisted for the following two categories: Best Corporate Rebrand Following a Merger or Acquisition: HALO HALO had grown rapidly in recent years, having made six major acquisitions. To capitalize on the potential of developing…

DeSantis Breindel Named Best Branding Agency of 2021 by Digital.com

Digital.com, a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products, and services, has named DeSantis Breindel to its list of best branding agencies of 2021. The top firms were evaluated based on service lines, size, and industry focus. DeSantis Breindel was recognized among the most efficient branding agencies for small businesses. DeSantis Breindel and other agencies were required to offer a broad range of services such as digital strategy development, search engine optimization, and advertising. Agency size was also an important factor since some businesses require smaller agencies for more personalized services, while others opt for large agencies…

New Logo and Identity for HALO by DeSantis Breindel

HALO, a top distributor in the North American promotional products industry, held a company-wide virtual webinar today to announce their new brand. The reaction was overwhelmingly positive. Particularly noteworthy was the fact that the leadership of the acquired companies eagerly adopted the new brand, sunsetting their long-standing corporate identities. Employees from what were formerly separate companies are now pitching major national accounts as one unified team. Following HALO’s rapid growth in recent years with six major acquisitions, the company needed to create a powerful master brand that conveyed the combined strength of the acquired companies. DeSantis Breindel partnered with HALO…

DeSantis Breindel Named a B2B Marketing Top Agency 2021

We are pleased to have been selected as a top 20 agency in the B2B Marketing “US Agencies Benchmarking Report 2021.” The report, which is free to download, features 48 of the most forward-looking and ambitious marcomm agencies, providing detailed financial stats, headcounts, and more. The 88-page report also includes a wealth of analysis, commentary and interviews on the state of the market. As David Rowlands, Editor in Chief of B2B Marketing says in his introduction, “2020 was a tough year, and 2021 won’t be easy, but US agencies are positive about the state of the market, they’re reporting continued…