LAS VEGAS – B&P Advertising, Media and Public Relations recently added seven new employees to its creative, production and account services teams.
Mike Pond and Drew Schultz have been hired as art directors.
Pond was most recently employed by BWA Architecture & Interiors. Before that, he was a senior designer at MGM Corporate Advertising. He has more than 10 years of experience in design and hospitality. Pond is a graduate of the Art Institute of Las Vegas.
Schultz has worked as a designer and art director for more than 20 years, most recently as art director at the Hakkasan Group. He is a graduate of Humboldt State University.
Raquel Van Nice has joined the creative staff as a graphic designer. Most recently with Virgen Advertising and prior to that, SK+G, Van Nice is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a master of fine arts degree in art direction for advertising from Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
The newest member of B&P’s production team is Nick Iannuccilli. He previously was employed at SHFL Entertainment/Bally Technologies. Iannuccilli is a 2012 graduate of the Art Institute of Las Vegas, with a degree in graphic design.
Zach Andrews and Kelly Schnippel are joining B&P as account coordinators.
Andrews was most recently at Virgen Advertising. He has a degree in journalism with an emphasis on advertising and strategic communications from the University of Nevada, Reno, where he also worked part-time as a graphic designer for the university. He minored in art with an emphasis in drawing.
Schnippel is a 2015 graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating with a major in communications and a minor in general business. She also volunteers at Opportunity Village, “Las Vegas’ favorite charity.”
Finally, Haley Johnston has been hired as B&P’s assistant traffic manager.
“We’re thrilled to have these seven talented people join our team,” B&P President Chuck Johnston said. “We’ve recently added several new accounts to the agency, so it was important to find the best creative talent and advertising professionals to help us serve our clients as we continue to grow. We’re excited for the year ahead.”
B&P is a full-service advertising, media and public relations agency serving a broad range of local, regional and national clients in such categories as hospitality, gaming, technology, health care and real estate. The agency’s scope of services includes consulting, strategic planning, advertising, design, public relations, community outreach, special events, and media planning and buying. For more information, call 702.967.2222 or visit www.bpadlv.com.