MAUMEE, Ohio, May 12, 2015 – Hart, a full-service, Ohio-based marketing and advertising agency, is expanding into the Columbus market and has opened an office there.
Founded in Toledo 50 years ago, the full-service agency has grown by 60% since 2011. The company is forecasting continued growth, which has led to its decision to open a Columbus office. Hart has expanded its client roster to serve regional and national customers in healthcare, home products, financial, manufacturing and other sectors.
“Our presence in Columbus will better connect us with our existing clients there and allow us to leverage the opportunities to grow in an environment ripe for agencies to thrive,” said Mike Hart, president/CEO of Hart. “This is an exciting milestone for Hart, and while we hope to grow our presence in Columbus over the coming year, we will always call Toledo home.”
The agency employs about 65 people. Its headquarters and leadership will remain in the Toledo area.
Hart is a full-service, Ohio-based marketing and advertising agency that has been in business for 50 years with offices in the Toledo area and Columbus. Ranked among the country’s top business-to-business marketing firms, Hart enables organizations to achieve greater customer relevance, recommendation and business results. Hart helps clients deliver powerful customer experiences through integrated services that span strategy development, advertising, media planning, public relations, interactive marketing and video production. For more information regarding Hart’s services, please visitwww.hartinc.com.
The new 1,200-square-foot office, located at 300 Marconi Blvd, Suite 203, will be staffed by three people initially, with plans to add staff in the coming year.
“We have found Columbus to be a good source of talent for the agency and are fortunate that our growth in Toledo has provided a good foundation for us to expand into other markets,” said Hart.