March 24, 2011
California Native Joins AdFarm Team
Agency names Brandon Souza as account executive in Sacramento office
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - (March 24, 2011) AdFarm has hired Brandon Souza, an individual with a strong background in California agriculture and communications, to enhance the company's credentials in its Sacramento office. He joins AdFarm from his previous role in sales support and social media coordination for AgCareers.com.
Kathryn Pinke, AdFarm strategic lead, notes that he offers a great fit to the company's growing workplace in California.
"Brandon's enthusiasm for California's food and farming along with his communications expertise is really what we've been looking for at AdFarm Sacramento," says Pinke. "He has a high level of creativity and excitement that will add tremendous value to our current and future portfolio of clients on the West Coast."
While at AgCareers.com Souza first served in the capacity of account management, leading business development opportunities in seven West Coast states and British Columbia. Most recently Souza returned from a five-month relocation in Guelph, Ontario to support nationwide Canadian business development and to launch AgCareers.com's social media platform.
Prior to joining AgCareers.com, Souza was employed with the California Farm Bureau Federation in the organization's communication/news division - working specifically for CFBF's weekly television show and bimonthly magazine, California Country.
Originally from Hanford, Souza grew up on his family's walnut and corn farming operation. He received an undergraduate degree in agricultural business with a minor in agricultural communications from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2008.
AdFarm, a full-service marketing communications agency, is committed to the advancement of agriculture. Its strong connections within the ag industry yield deeper insights, resulting in more focused and higher-impact solutions for its clients. With more than 100 employees, it has offices in Calgary, Alberta; Guelph, Ontario; Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.; Fargo, N.D.; and Sacramento, Calif. For more information, or to follow AdFarm's "Around the Farm" blog, visit www.adfarmonline.com.
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Sarah Gronberg Kolell