LONGMONT, CO (July 22, 2020) – Dave Smith, a seasoned marketing professional who has spent the last 15+ years in domestic and international advertising agencies consulting for public and private clients seeking to grow their businesses, has joined Avocet Communications as the agency’s Director of Client Relations.
Smith began his career as an officer and Army aviator in the military and commanded a small detachment of specially trained aviators operating small attack helicopters off Navy vessels supporting global operations. He holds an undergraduate degree in economics and an MBA from Colorado State University.
Smith will be managing a number of Avocet’s clients, including York Space Systems, the Colorado Space Business Roundtable, as well as State and Federal Government entities. He will also be overseeing daily client operations across all markets and help position the agency for continued and sustainable growth.
“We are thrilled to have Dave onboard,” Lori Jones, president and CEO of Avocet, said. “His experience, his strategic thinking, his devotion to taking a White Glove approach to the work we do for our clients is remarkable and a wonderful addition to our team.”
“I thrive on helping solve operational, communication, and branding challenges for both mature and early stage organizations,” Smith said. “I have long admired the work that Avocet does and am looking forward to diving in and working with this amazing team.”
About Avocet Communications: Founded in 1980, family-owned Avocet Communications has earned a national reputation for helping its clients increase customer count through integrated marketing communications solutions. The agency represents B2B, B2C, retail, social enterprises, nonprofits, and entrepreneurial start-ups from around the country. Its strategic team of marketing, creative, media, PR, and online professionals build campaigns and top of mind awareness for its clients through innovative, ROI-based branding, marketing, advertising, media relations, social, and digital strategies. Avocet has been named one of Colorado’s Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses by ColoradoBiz magazine several years in a row and was named to BizWest’s Mercury 100 list year-over-year. The Denver Business Journal has consistently ranked Avocet in its list of Top 25 Advertising Agencies in the state.