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Allen & Gerritsen, Inc.
TOTAL NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
Office Employees101-200
Total US101-200
Total Worldwide101-200
Discretionary Comments:
200+ Employees
BIOS
Andrew Graff, CEO
As allen & gerritsen's CEO Andrew Graff sets the vision and direction of the agency, and leads the charge in an industry that he genuinely loves. He is a natural challenger of the status quo, and constantly pushes his team to be curious and passionate and to be thinking one step ahead - about “what’s next” for both clients and a&g alike.
In his 15 years at the helm, Andrew has overseen the evolution of a&g from a regional B2B player into one of the top 20 independent full-service agencies in the country. Under his leadership, the agency has seen unprecedented growth over the past five years. In 2012 Andrew moved a&g into Boston’s cultural hub for creativity and entrepreneurship, the “Innovation District,” and in 2013, Andrew oversaw a&g’s acquisition of Philadelphia-based Neiman, making a&g a top destination for innovation-oriented U.S. marketers, as well as for top creative talent.

Under his stewardship, a&g was ranked #1 by Advertising Age as “Best Place to Work in Marketing & Media” in the United States in both 2011 and 2012. In addition, a&g was also ranked as a “Best Place to Work” by the Boston Business Journal and Boston Globe for three consecutive years. In 2013, Andrew was honored by the Ad Club of Boston as a “Future Legend,” which recognizes those leaders who have dramatically altered the fabric of Boston’s marketing communications industry. He was also named one of Boston’s “50 on Fire” by BostInno.com, recognizing him as one of the city’s dynamic inventors, disruptors and luminaries across all industries in Boston.

Andrew serves as chairman of the Ad Club of Boston’s Board of Directors, and is a board member of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s). He was also appointed to the board of the 4A’s Government Relations Committee. In addition, he is passionate about championing personal causes like the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester & the Sports Museum.

Andrew is an early bird, as his personal alarm is set for 4:22am each day – he’s up and going before the sun rises.
Paul Allen, Chairman
Chairman and founder of a&g. Over 25 years ago Paulbegan an exciting journey by creating an advertising agency that believed deeply in some fundamental things; that all investments in marketing and communications are strategic business assets and should be treated as such; that agencies get rewarded (and sometimes famous) by helping their clients, not themselves; that great communications emerge from the perfect balance of science and art (aka research and judgment); and that great ideas can come from anyone, anywhere.
Today, Paul is the proud parent of one of the country’s leading independent agencies and engaged with some of the brightest minds and exciting clients around. Paul tends to help out with our more complex, business-to-business clients. One of Paul’s core strengths is helping clients make “molehills out of mountains.” Our B2B approach and principals have been covered in B2B Magazine, Ad Week, Ad Age, as well as vertical industry publications.
Tim Reeves, Principal
Tim brings a&g's clients the unique benefits of three distinct careers. Tim was an award-winning journalist with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He became press secretary to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge in 1995 and served as his chief communications strategist until the administration ended in the wake of the 9-11 attack. During those years, Tim oversaw the press and marketing strategies that helped to make the Ridge Administration one of the most popular in modern PA history. Tim joined Neiman in 2001 and helped to craft and lead successful strategic marketing and issue- and crisis–management PR efforts with retail clients such as Sheetz, Sunoco, and Dietz & Watson, to name a few. Tim ultimately became CEO of Neiman, an experience that enhanced his ability to provide unique problem-solving counsel to the agency's client executives. With a&g's acquisition of Neiman in June 2013, Tim has now returned full-time to his PR and executive-consulting craft.
Gary Greenberg, EVP, Chief Creative Officer
As Executive Vice President & Chief Creative Officer, Gary is responsible for the thinking and creativity of the work a&g produces for our clients. In essence, he is the “Chief Idea Officer” for the company, and is one of the most respected creative minds in Boston’s advertising community.

For 20 years, Gary ran one of Boston’s most highly awarded creative agencies, Greenberg Seronick O’Leary & Partners. When he formed the company in 1983, he became the youngest creative director in the city, and worked on many of the region’s most visible accounts, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Hasbro, LoJack, Spalding Worldwide, and Shaw’s Supermarkets. In the early 1990s, Gary folded GSO&P into a&g, and remained on board as CCO.

Gary’s passion for the creative process may only be rivaled by his passion for rock & roll. Having a background in the arts, he found that collecting rock memorabilia was (and still is) a source of great joy for him. Over time, he’s developed one of the foremost collections of rock memorabilia in the world. Gary’s passion for music has led to tangible business success at a&g. A number of the clients we work with can be traced back to Gary’s knowledge of the music industry and the connections he’s made within it. He’s one of the very few people who can honestly say that he’s managed to turn his lifelong passion into a career.
Amy Muntz, EVP, Strategy
As a Strategic Planner, the core of Amy’s role is inspirational
simplification. Digging, studying, analyzing, interviewing,
watching, learning—all in an effort to uncover essential truths,
insights that form the basis of powerful brand engagements that
resonate with consumers. Amy brings over 25 years of brand
marketing experience and has led planning efforts focused on
branding and growth for top national brands, including Sunoco,
DuPont, Panasonic and Pepsi throughout her career. Most
recently, she’s spearheaded planning efforts for brands such as
Capital BlueCross, Insight Pharmaceuticals and Trex. Amy has
assembled a strategic planning team that is unrivaled in
Philadelphia and now heads up the department in both offices.
Her work has been recognized on a national level, including the
Jay Chiat award for Strategic Planning, a One Show Gold Pencil
and Philly ADDYs Best of Show.
Majja Dennis, EVP, Chief Client Officer
Majja is responsible for the marketing strategy and the client relationships we build at a&g. Her team collaborates with clients to create great work by asking good questions, the hard questions, and then pulling the best team together to deliver the right answers. Majja's career has been spent in account management and she thrives on owning client relationships.

Before a&g she worked at Hill Holliday on brands like Chili's Grill & Bar, Dell, Dunkin' Donuts, Liberty Mutual, Novartis, and Toys R Us. Before Hill Holliday, started her career in direct and relationship marketing and working in digital before digital was cool. At Ryan Partnership, Majja used those skills on many brands within Unilever, Kraft and Nestle and on AT&&T Broadband.

The reason she loves this work? It allows her to be constantly curious. Demands it, in fact. It brings out her competitive streak. And she IS competitive. Majja is most grateful for getting to work with the smartest people in the business.