Dan Diveley Does It All

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Born in St. Louis and raised in Jefferson County, “Double D” grew up with a passion for music, which led to his degree in music business from Fontbonne University. Although he enjoys spending time playing the piano at church, working in his garage and hunting, around Geile/Leon, he is known as the client matchmaker.

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Dan Diveley
What is the value of these four little words? I was asked to write a blog about something I know, or some point of view…anything that might educate, spark discussion or demonstrate G/L’s culture. Well, with my 25 years of experience on the front-end of ad agency business development, I thought I’d write about something […]

With Time, Comes Greater Knowledge

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
What could possibly be better for agency life than experience? How about a dynamic, outgoing personality to go with it? Geile/Leon Marketing Communications’ longtime account service leader, Miranda Warren, just so happens to have it all. And now, the time has finally come to get to know the driving force that has been pushing our […]

Geile/Leon’s Halloween Costume Challenge

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
At G/L, we are serious about getting into the spirit for Halloween. In addition to booby-trapping the office with faux severed limbs and a candy bowl that terrorizes anyone who dares to sneak a Hershey’s Bar, each year we select a theme and show up to work dressed up in our own costumes. Some are […]

Geile/Leon Travels Halfway Around World for Our Clients

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
If you follow our Facebook page, you may have seen images of my latest trade show adventure. However, there was something slightly different about this client work—it was the furthest I have ever ventured outside U.S. borders. Looking back, it’s not very often that people have such an amazing opportunity to travel halfway around the […]

Webster University Students Team Up with Geile/Leon Ad Agency

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Any opportunity for graduating college seniors to gain insight, advice and real world experience cannot be overstated. This is even more true when it comes to the world of advertising and the continuous steps needed to advance a career—beginning the glorious and glamorous life in the grown-up world. So, when Jim Schnurbusch, former President & […]

Introducing the Name that Never Stays the Same

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
New kid’s on the block, has a hunch for pitch. Chinese food makes him sick. And I think it’s fly when clients stop by for the new guy, for the new guy. (Shout out to LFO for the hook.) Here’s your chance to meet the new G/L art director. “I enjoy projects that require creative […]

G/L’s Fuhrman: A Two-Step in the Right Direction

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Jen Fuhrman is quickly becoming famous around the G/L agency. But, our newest G/Ler is doing it with a strategic style and something a little different than what you may have expected. “I’m notorious for consistently clearing an office with a burnt bag of popcorn,” she says. The most recent Account Executive at St. Louis […]

G/L Voted Best-of-the-Best

Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Hard work sometimes goes unnoticed. But sometimes, it has a way of coming back around. And we here at Geile/Leon are exceedingly honored and grateful to be chosen as “The Best Marketing Firm in St. Louis” by the business owners, entrepreneurs and readers of Small Business Monthly. The magazine’s Best in Business—Annual Business Owners’ Guide […]

It’s Not Creative for Creative Sake…for Cripsake!

Dave Geile
You’ve heard it before. “I love that spot”…”I hate that spot”…”that spot is so lame”…”that spot is brilliant.” Face it, creative is subjective. What appeals to one individual, may be rejected by another. This is especially hard when you are asked to do spec creative in a new business pitch, which we do very sparingly, […]