Jacobson Rost: Independent marketing communications firm Jacobson Rost appoints Nor Sanavongsay as director of creative technology


Jerry Flemma – Jacobson Rost



Mary Brophy – Jacobson Rost

Director of Public Relations


Sheboygan, Wis. (Nov. 30, 2009) – Independent marketing communications firm Jacobson Rost expands its growing digital capabilities with the appointment of Nor Sanavongsay as Director of Creative Technology. He brings to the new position more than 10 years of multimedia experience leveraging mission-critical digital technology for Fortune 500 brands including Sears, Motorola and McDonald’s. Sanavongsay will report to Chief Creative Officer Steve Simoncic out of the agency’s Chicago office.

“Nor will be a critical player to helping our clients drive their digital efforts forward,” said Jerry Flemma, president and chief operating officer for Jacobson Rost. “Not only is Nor passionate about his work, his experience in all facets of digital design and programming using the latest technologies help make his sites and online deployments user friendly and engaging.” Sanavongsay joins the agency from financial services firm PEAK6 Investments L.L.P., where he was the senior front end engineer responsible for web development and user interface design of the company’s retail sites.

He previously held positions with Sears Holdings Corporation, First Health and Thinktank L.L.C. where he conceptualized, designed and developed many award-winning projects.

Sanavongsay earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in Electronic Media from Northern Illinois University in 1998.

Jacobson Rost, with offices in Sheboygan, Wis., Chicago and Boston, is a full-service marketing communications agency that specializes in advertising, strategic planning, brand communications, creative development, promotions, merchandising, packaging and public relations. Founded in 1957, Jacobson Rost is focused on building respected brands and innovative marketing programs for its clients. The agency represents leading national and regional brands including Azteca Foods, BOSS Snowplow, Carl Buddig & Company, Clear Lam Packaging, Comcast Chicago Sportsnet, Patrick Cudahy, Federal Signal, Fisher Nuts, Kalahari Resorts, Killian’s Irish Red, The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Mercury Marine, MillerCoors, Old Wisconsin Food Products, Oster Professional, Sargento Cheese, Society Insurance and Sunbeam. To learn more about Jacobson Rost, visit http://www.jacobsonrost.com.