Our Vickie | 1952 - 2017

Our hearts are heavy.

But our minds are full of delightful memories and lessons learned.

She set the highest standards of service, strategy and humanity.

Her shining example lights our way forward.

We love our Vickie. Thank you for loving her too.

The Burkholder Flint Family


Creative Director

Official Job Description

Facilitate / generate concept / campaigns / content / copy for clients.

Actual Job Description

Guess. Make stuff up. Repeat.

Media Consumption

TV: Better Call Saul, Modern Family, Game of Thrones, NCIS, The Daily Show, Drunk History, Pardon the Interruption, any and all football and basketball games, History Channel, Food Network.
Yeah, I watch too much television.

Radio: NPR, ESPN, Pandora

Books: The Good Spy: The Life And Death Of Robert Ames

Favorite Quote

"The past is history. The future is a mystery. Today is a gift, which is why they call it a present."
—Babatunde Olatunji

Favorite Pie

Fruit: Black Raspberry
Cream: Chocolate or Banana


Treasurer

Official Job Description

Oversee company financial operations.

Actual Job Description

Bean Counter

Media Consumption

Glenn Beck, Fox News, NCIS

Favorite Quote

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."

Favorite Pie

Pecan

Senior Art Director


Official Job Description

Oversee and develop the visual components of projects, from concept through design and production, for a variety of media.

Actual Job Description

Visual prognostication, graphic divining and the occasional font exorcism.

Media Consumption

Watch: Damages, Justified, 48 Hours Mystery, American Greed, Law & Order, Criminal Minds, Holmes on Homes and This Old House.

Read: WSJ, ADWEEK, AdvertisingAge, CNN on web and Spin magazine.

Listen: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Porcupine Tree, Wilco, Cracker, Iggy Pop, Charlatans, Spoon, Beck, Godsmack, Heaven and Hell, Metal, Nu Metal, Nu Prog.

Stream: radioparadise.com

Favorite Quote

"I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things." —Tom Waits

Favorite Pie

My mother-in-law's cherry pie


Account Executive/Media Director

Official Job Description

Lead marketing and advertising planning and implementation; plan and buy media campaigns and schedules.

Actual Job Description

I hunt for people and help serve them the largest piece of pie possible; sometimes with whipped topping and sometimes not.

Media Consumption

TV: Shameless, House of Cards, Modern Family, The Good Wife, Downton Abbey, Nashville, Saturday Night Live and selections on HGTV. Favorite show of all times is The Andy Griffith Show hands down.

Radio: Talk, news, country, some current pop, some oldies; depends on my mood. I like Pandora too.

AOL for national headlines; the actual Sunday Dispatch; daily Dispatch and Business First online; enjoy Southern Living magazine.

Read friends’ post on Facebook, but rarely post anything myself. Selections on YouTube are priceless.

Favorite Quote

"Is that baaaddd?”
—Dooneese (Kristen Wiig), Saturday Night Live

Favorite Pie

My mom's lemon meringue


Production Manager

Official Job Description

Coordinate job progress with AE's and creative department.

Actual Job Description

Wrong door!

Media Consumption

The Walking Dead, Alaska The Last Frontier, Life Below Zero, Long Island Medium, Face Off, Survivor, Criminal Minds. QFM96. Nicholas Sparks books.

Favorite Quote

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not."
—Oprah Winfrey

Favorite Pie

Peach


President

Official Job Description

Handle a few accounts and manage overall agency operations.

Actual Job Description

Since I'm coaching an all-star team, I just toss up the ball and let 'em play.

Media Consumption

Read The Dispatch online every morning, get dressed to Morning Joe, listen to podcasts on the way to work, watch whatever's on the DVR at night. Lots of surfing in between all of the above.

Favorite Quote

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

Favorite Pie

Blueberry


PR Director

Official Job Description

Develop and implement media relations, social media and community relations efforts for clients.

Actual Job Description

Relationship builder, brand ambassador, content creator, advocate, researcher, reader, editor.

Media Consumption

Google news, Columbusundground.com, Dispatch.com, PR Daily, Business First, US Weekly, Facebook, DVR (Modern Family, The Walking Dead, The Mindy Project, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Nashville), and clients’ industry trades/websites/blogs/social media chatter

Favorite Quote

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there."
—Yogi Berra

Favorite Pie

Peach

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