IN THE NEWS: New name, location, website, partner for Wingard
Wingard Creative made some changes for its 10th anniversary.
It changed its name and website; it will move; and it appointed Russell Baker as an equity partner and chief strategy officer.
Now just Wingard, the Jacksonville-based advertising agency will relocate this summer from the Raymond James Building at 245 Riverside Ave. to SunTrust Tower Downtown. Its website is WeAreWingard.com.
Founder David Wingard, who is the agency’s chief creative officer, said the company started in 2008 as a source to provide creative services to small businesses and nonprofits. Christopher Ball is CEO.
It since has added design, communications and strategy support for clients around the country. The new name reflects the evolution.
Baker joined Wingard in October 2016 as a brand strategist. His new role involves overseeing marketing and communications strategy for clients as well as leading business development efforts.
The 16-person staff will move July 1 to a 5,925-square-foot office on the 15th floor of the SunTrust Tower at 76 S. Laura St.
Scott Henley of Newmark Phoenix Realty Group represented Wingard in the deal. Chuck Diebel and Lisa McLatchey of Colliers International Northeast Florida represented the landlord.
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