I had the pleasure of working with James while he was a
freelance member of our team at PHD. His deep knowledge of media,
systems and client service made him an invaluable part of our group. His
work was quick, accurate and thoughtful. I would look forward to having
him work with our team again.
Group Account Director at PHD
James & I worked together for roughly one year. He is
a talented media professional with effective client service skills.
While working together he continually proved himself to be adept at
independently creating client solutions and acting as a reliable and
I had the good fortune to hire James as a freelancer in
October 2012 at OMD and I can say without reservation that he exceeded
my expectations in every way. I appreciated his deep knowledge and
expertise in all areas of media planning and buying as well as his
exceptional ability to embrace a large range of assignments, from
strategic projects to more technical tasks with full autonomy. His
professionalism and diligence, combined with high moral values are
extremely valuable assets for any company in the media industry.
Senior Associate Media
Director at OMD
James did a terrific job in his consulting role at
Mindshare this past summer/fall. He was initially brought in for a two
month assignment, which extended to 5 months, based on his ability to
quickly assimilate to his role, learn the inner-workings of the account,
contribute strategic insights, and efficiently output high-quality work.
In short, James was a very valuable member of our team, and a tremendous
asset. I would recommend his services to anyone looking for a true media
professional, either on a consulting or full-time basis.
Director at MEC
I've worked with James, both on Miller as well as on
several projects in my current company.
The Guy, RMVco - a Media Communications Consultancy
James was valuable asset to the team. He proved himself to
be a very effective leader, attuned to the advertising needs and
business goals of his AT&T clients. He always demonstrated a
superior work ethic. The caliber of his work followed suit and was of
the highest quality. His oral and written communication skill sets were
and are thorough as is his knowledge of media procedures, systems and
James was an incredible asset team during his time on the
Goldman Sachs account. James is diligent, reliable, and a trusted
mentor. His knowledge and experience in strategic media planning is
apparent in the work he has produced. Without hesitation, I would
recommend James for any media planning position.
Associate Director at
James is the consummate media professional. He is very
knowledgeable in all aspects of Media Planning , Buying and Research.Has
expertise in all computer formats and tools. He is well-rounded in a
number of adverrtising categories.
Media Planning Director at
Convergence Point Media
James is very multi faceted and can operate in all areas
of media strategy development, planning and buying. Also exhibits an
excellent knowlege of computer applications and systems.
and Marketing and Advertising Consultant
James and I worked together at the Star Group on an
important CPG client. I found his work to be excellent. He is a real
pro, enjoyable to work with, consistently met deadlines and played a key
role in helping to grow the client's business.
Director of Marketing and
Communications at University of the Sciences
Dedicated, focused and scans the media galaxy far and wide
in search of solutions to complex marketing problems.
President, M.P. Swanson, LLC dba Strong Suit Media
I worked with James on a very large national branding
campaign for Comcast. He brought a lot of relevant experience to the
account/project and really got into the trenches with us. I learned a
lot working side by side with him, he had a unique perspective on many
of the challenges we faced. The clients benefited from his
insightfulness and many years of experience.
Independent Media Consultant
James is an exceptional media planner. He has experience
and knowledge with all media for big and small brands. He watches
budgets like a hawk and writes extremely well. Accurate and fast. I
highly recommend James.
Vice President, Media Director
James was a valuable asset to the AT&T Wireless media
team, on what was a demanding, detailed and time-sensitive account.
Adjunct Professor at Queens College