September 12, 2012 - Marketing communications agency Mintz & Hoke has named Ron Perine as Chief Operating Officer. He will continue with his current responsibilities in finance and technology, integrating financial discipline and IT expertise into Mintz & Hoke’s client operations and services, adding leadership of account service to his roster of duties. He will continue to sit on the Board of Directors as Treasurer.
In making the announcement, CEO Chris Knopf noted, “Since day one, Ron has made significant contributions to Mintz & Hoke in all his many roles. Not only did he optimize finance and IT, he has taken costs out all along the way. He’s essential to the executive management team for his ability to see across the entire organization, keeping us forward-looking and stable.”
Ron Perine started at Mintz & Hoke in 1994 in the agency’s IT department, and within a few years headed up both the IT and finance operations. Previously, he was the Accounting Manager at ad agency Keiler & Company.
Perine earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Quinnipiac University School of Business.
He is a member of the Finance Committee for the American Association of Advertising Agencies and is actively involved in Worldwide Partners, the global network of agencies in which Mintz & Hoke is a shareholder. In addition, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Channel 3 Kids Camp.
About Mintz & Hoke
Mintz & Hoke is an integrated, full-service communications firm offering a wide range of strategic planning, advertising, public relations, interactive, media planning and buying, and direct marketing services. Located in Avon, Connecticut for 41 years, Mintz & Hoke’s mission is to Make the Complex Sale Happen. Clients include Aetna, the State of Connecticut, Legrand and DRS Technologies. Mintz & Hoke is a shareholder of Denver-based Worldwide Partners Inc., the world’s largest alliance of independent agencies serving clients around the globe. For more information, visit www.mintz-hoke.com.