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AGAR Expands Capabilities with Five New Hires

by | Dec 1, 2022

AGAR, the experiential company known for the ability to produce memorable experiences, create genuine human connection, and build lasting relationships between brands and consumers, welcomes five strategic new hires to the
company.

“2022 has been a record-breaking year for AGAR. By the end of the first quarter, we knew we had to expand our team in a dramatic way to accommodate the influx of work,” said Josh Heuser. “We are pleased to welcome Maggie Danker (Branded Environments Designer), Rob Misleh (Video Production Director), Kevin Young (Senior Experiential Event Producer), Lauren Gierla (Account Manager), and David Siman (Business Development Associate) to
the AGAR. With their talent and expertise, AGAR is equipped to provide our clients with exceptional service.”

Branded Environments Designer, Danker boasts an impressive history in the experiential, retail, environmental, and commercial worlds from working with companies such as MKG, Fossil, and APG Office Furnishings. At AGAR, Danker will work closely with Executive Director of Strategy and Development, Robyn Novak, and Account Director, Kelli Fellers, to transform clients’ visions into detailed 3D environments. Additionally, Danker will work with AGAR’s production team to assist in turning renderings into reality.

Video Production Director, Misleh joins AGAR from Pure Romance where he produced, shot, and edited promotional packages and live broadcast shows, and corresponded with over 25,000 sales consultants worldwide. Misleh’s expertise in production, videography, and editing takes AGAR’s content creation capabilities to the next level. Misleh will work closely
with clients Kroger, Procter & Gamble, and BLINK Cincinnati to create a variety of short and long-form content.

Senior Experiential Event Producer, Young joins the company with a history of experiential event production and digital marketing for Red Bull, Coldwell Banker Realty, and Visit Cincy. Kevin also spent seven years producing collegiate athletic events, NCAA championships, and game-day experiences. At AGAR, Young will work hand-in-hand with Corey Hawthorne
(Senior Director of Experiences) for the Kroger Company to ensure the success of brand activations in Cincinnati and across the country.

Account Manager, Gierla comes to AGAR from Quotient Technologies where she showcased her outstanding skills in customer service and project management. At AGAR, Gierla will work closely with Kelli Fellers (Account Director) to oversee client relationships and project timelines.

Business Development Associate, Siman joins the team from the Carl H. Lindner School of Business at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to AGAR, Siman founded a six-figure business specializing in apparel and specialty sneakers. As a Business Development Associate, Siman will work closely with the Director of Business Development, Robyn Novak, to build current client relationships and find new opportunities for AGAR.

Are you interested in joining our team? Visit https://theagar.com/our-careers/ for more information regarding available opportunities.


About AGAR:
Founded on the premise that as the world grows more and more digital the value of a human connection and experience inherently increases, AGAR has been growing culture for industry-leading clients since 2008. For more information visit www.theagar.com.

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