Devaney & Associates announced the hire of Michael Getzlaff as senior writer. In this position, Getzlaff will write and develop creative print, broadcast and interactive media campaigns for Devaney & Associates’ growing client base.
With more than 11 years of experience, Getzlaff most recently worked as a copywriter for Merrick Towle Communications in Beltsville, Md., where he served as creative team leader and the primary writer for new business development. While with Merrick Towle, his client work was twice honored with ADDY awards by the Advertising Club of Metro Washington. Originally from Illinois, Getzlaff previously spent two years as a columnist for UR Chicago, one of Chicago’s largest free music and entertainment newspapers.
“Michael is a detail-oriented, driven individual who brings a new point of view to our agency,” said Diane Devaney, Devaney & Associates president. “I am confident that Michael is an excellent fit and that he will bring a great deal of creativity and leadership to the agency.”
“The creative team at Devaney & Associates has great potential,” said Getzlaff. “It was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up – the chance to help elevate our branding capabilities and directly contribute to the success of the agency and, more importantly, our clients.”
An Elmhurst College graduate, Getzlaff holds a B.A. in English. In his free time, he plays in a local Baltimore band, snowboards and is an avid traveler, having visited 33 countries across six continents. He currently resides in Baltimore City with his wife and two children.