Meet Our Team
The creative team of Persuasive Communications.
Our team has ability by the bunch
At Persuasive Communications, we not only deliver healthy results, we work provide a hands-on level of service. We work to understand every detail about your business, your competitors and your customers so gain the insight we need to fully engage and connect with your market. With our fresh, creative vision and exceptional client service, you’ll experience the personalized power of Persuasive.
CEO/New Business Development
Paul founded Persuasive Communications in 2005. He is a business and marketing communications strategist with more than 25 years of experience. Paul understands that companies need to market cost-effectively. He delivers on a strategic and tactical level to help clients fill the waiting room chairs, increase customer traffic, sell more product and get recognized in the media. Paul is resourceful, customer-focused and results-driven.
Director of Creative and Client Service
Michelle is our lead on all things marketing, creative and client related for the agency. She has more than 15 years of experience as a marketing and web strategist, account supervisor, client relationship manager, art director, copywriter and even dabbles a bit in graphic design. Michelle has the knowledge, the know-how and the street savvy to author your advertising game plan, execute the tactics and provide a level of service that exceeds your expectations.
Digital Marketing Strategist
Kendra is our go-to person for all things digital. She keeps her ear to the ground on what’s trending in digital marketing, web design, social media, and local search. Through collaborative coaching and content creation, Kendra helps clients bring personality to their online brand and gain traction in the digital space. With programming and graphic design experience, Kendra has the expertise and knowledge to help deliver healthy results.
For twenty five years, Martin Leary has produced< television advertising and corporate communications videos for businesses. From web video, television advertisements to trade show head-turners, Martin has the ability to manage projects from script to screen. His experience is rooted in every phase of the production process, providing our clients with top-notch service and final spots.
Steve Ketchum is a creative fellow who specializes in graphic design of logos, brochures, and pretty much all things print collateral. He is also gifted with awesome Photoshop skills. Steve is our top production graphic designer and has a knack for turning out projects quickly, efficiently and creatively. Driven and focused, Steve has our client’s vision and focus always in mind.
The team at Persuasive Communications boast of some of the Rochester area’s best talent. Our talent works behind the scenes and includes graphic designers and illustrators, website developers and programmers, and PR veterans. We also bring to the table relationships with print vendors, media outlets, publications and ad specialties companies to provide your business with a one-stop shop to meet all of your advertising needs.