JENNIFER SZAMBECKI joins Greteman Group as brand manager to serve clients in a range of industries including aviation, healthcare, tourism and government. Most recently she was director of development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sedgwick County, Previously,
she worked in Boston as donor relations and events manager for Horizons for Homeless Children. She also worked for Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas, where she was director of development.
Greteman Group hires BART WILCOX as vice president/ writer/producer; he serves as a member of the chief operating group and as manager of its ITeam. Wilcox brings experience in advertising and broadcast; as a former network TV producer, managing all phases of creative and production, he gained national experience in animation, original music, multi-camera shooting and digital posting. He has also been a creative
director, first at Quillen Elsea Jansen then at Associated Advertising; taught at Wichita State University; and formed Perfectly Round Productions in 1994, which pioneered digital video editing and high-end 3D motion graphics in the Wichita market. During that time, Wilcox co-created, wrote, produced and directed 16 episodes for the United Paramount Network national TV series Algo's FACTory.
JASON SALO and DAVE ZEEVALK are the new creative talent at BIGSMACKtv. Salo is Senior Art Director for the full service creative agency specializing in the broadcast industry. Originally from Cleveland, he most recently served as Art Director at UVPhactory and before that at Transistor Studios, both in New York. He worked on such brands as Nike, Miller Beer, BMW, Adidas and GlaxoSmithKline, as well
as broadcast clients Fuel, BET, Oxygen and Fox. New Jersey native Zeevalk comes aboard as Senior Visual Effects Director after a stint at LA's LookFX where he worked as Lead CG Artist on Lost and Bones. His work on the show Fringe won Zeevalk a 2009 Emmy nomination. He has been a 3DAnimator or Visual EffectsArtist on CSI Miami and Las Vegas, True Blood and Flash Forward.