12 November 2013 McDonald’s Names Tombras Agency of Record for Southwest Virginia

KNOXVILLE, TN (November 12, 2013): After an in-depth review process, The Tombras Group was selected as agency of record for the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southwest Virginia.

“We selected The Tombras Group because, in addition to being a full service agency with a long track record of success working with McDonald’s, we were impressed by their breadth and knowledge of digital and retail marketing,” said Mike Grimm, President of the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southwest Virginia. “They know our customer and our product—they are already guiding growth for the McDonald’s brand.”

Tombras will be providing the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southwest Virginia with full agency services, including creative development, media placements and local store marketing.

“Tombras has been working with McDonald’s since 1972 making them our longest standing client partnership,” said Dooley Tombras, Senior Vice President and Director of Digital and Strategic Planning. “Being named agency of record for another co-op is a milestone in continuing to grow the agency’s most tenured relationship.”

The Tombras Group is a 230-person, full-service advertising agency with a digital mindset. In the brand-building business since 1946, the family-owned agency serves national and global clients. In 2015, Tombras was recognized as Ad Age Small Agency of the Year, and in 2016 it was ranked by Palma Consulting as Independent Agency of the Year. Tombras connects data and creativity for business results. Offices are located in Washington, D.C.; Louisville, Kentucky; Nashville with headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. More information: