9 June 2014 The Tombras Group Hires New Creative Director

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (June 9, 2014): The Tombras Group recently announced the addition of award-winning creative director, Brian Locascio, to the digital centric agency’s creative line-up. Locascio will help set creative direction and guide design of advertising campaigns for its expanding client base.

Prior to joining Tombras, Locascio worked for BBDO in Atlanta as vice president and creative director on the AT&T and Georgia Lottery accounts where he was awarded the Kelly Award for best campaign in America. In addition, Locascio has worked on major national accounts like Jaguar, Gallo Wine and MTV. He has received prestigious awards for his concepts including a Cannes Lion, One Show, Emmy Award and recognition from Communication Arts.

“The agency is quickly growing and we are thrilled to continue to welcome tremendous talent to the team,” said Dooley Tombras, executive vice president and director of digital and strategic planning. “Brian’s impressive background and skills will serve as an integral resource for account teams and add another level of design perspective on projects.”

“The Tombras Group has an extremely diverse base of national clients, and I am impressed by its high quality of work and talented employees,” said Locascio. “This organization is one step ahead of other agencies and has its eyes on the industry’s future.”

The Tombras Group is a 260+ 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: