- Don Christensen, Partner, Director of Account Service
Don holds an advertising degree from Michigan State University. Following graduation, he headed to the west coast, working initially on the client side in the advertising department of Vivitar International. While in California, he answered the call to join one of L.A.’s top agencies, Foote Cone & Belding (FCB), where he served for several years as an account supervisor and department head. Eventually the lure of Madison Avenue got the best of him, and Don moved east, accepting an agency account management position in New York City. After a number of years in New York, he worked at several large New Jersey agencies prior to co-founding what is today Christensen Tamburri Communications (CTC), where he oversees client service and business development.
- Bob Tamburri, Partner, Creative Director
Bob, CTC’s creative director/copywriter, began his career at Backer Spielvogel Bates in New York City, working on the Miller Lite (Tastes Great/Less Filling) account. Bob produced over 20 commercials in this legendary campaign, including the award-winning “front row” commercial featuring baseball funnyman Bob Uecker, as well as commercials with John Madden, Tip O’Neill and Sparky Lyle, among others. Later, he co-created the Miller Genuine Draft “Snow” campaign, which was one of the first ad campaigns to feature computer graphics/special effects along with incorporating famous rock and roll songs. Bob also did stints at New York ad agencies Saatchi & Saatchi, Ammirati Puris and Lowe Lintas. Other clients he has worked with over the years include Burger King, British Airways, Hyundai, Mexico Tourism, Johnson and Johnson, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and General Mills. Bob is a graduate of Villanova University, and did post-graduate work at Penn State and The School of Visual Arts in New York City.
- Robyn Green-Taylor, Media Director
Robyn Green-Taylor combines experience in integrated media planning, buying and the direction of media activities. She possesses unique capabilities in developing multimedia plans for major regional and national clients. Robyn’s major clients have included Caesars Atlantic City, PNC Art Center, The Record, American Bank of New Jersey, Bogota Savings Bank, Spencer Savings Bank, State of NJ Economic Development & Tourism, Association of Investment Management and Research, New Jersey Broadcasters Association, Weight Watchers and NJ Lottery.
Robyn holds a BS in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has also done Post Graduate studies at the New School for Social Research.
- Harvey Barry, Art Director/Graphic Designer
CTC’s lead graphic designer/art director, Harvey Barry is a seasoned advertising professional. His career includes corporate and service side design, art direction, sales, marketing, and project management positions, as well as consultinzeb and interactive media.
- Kristin Longo, Art Director/Graphic Designer
Kristin received her B.A. in Art & Art History/Graphic Design from Virginia Tech, where she won a student ADDY award and interned for the University Relations/Publications and Outreach Communications Department.
After graduating Tech, Kristin moved on to Bernard Hodes Group where she gained advertising experience for huge corporate and healthcare clients. Kristin later joined the creative team at Alloy Marketing and Promotions. As a designer at AMP Agency, Kristin provided creative for promotional campaigns and events, such as MTV's Spring Break and Simon DTour. She single-handedly designed all branding and promotional material for LG Rally for Music, a concert event held at South Street Seaport in New York City to promote LG's new Chocolate phone. While at Alloy, Kristin also worked on design projects for clients such as Coca-Cola, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Hasbro, Paramount, Universal Pictures, NFL, GM, Ford, C.O. Bigelow, U.S. Army, FujiFilm, Crest, and many more. Kristin started her own studio in 2008, and currently enjoys offering design services to a wide variety of clients.
- Michael Triano, Director of Creative Services
Michael Triano is a graduate of Ducret School of the Arts, with over 25 years of award-winning success in concept through design and production of promotional campaigns for clients across various industries, including healthcare, financial, automotive and non-profit. His professional experience includes a broad background in marketing, advertising and corporate communications. Michael comes from Bolger Advertising where he served as Senior Art Director and Account Manager for over 10 years. At CTC, Michael is responsible for the overseeing of the creative services department and production management of the agency.