Posted January 29, 2013

Brunner Names Patti Siegel VP, Director of Account Management

Atlanta – January 29, 2013 – Independent, full-service advertising agency, Brunner (, named Patti Siegel as VP, director of account management in the agency’s Atlanta office. An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in agency management, brand building, marketing, and multi-channel advertising, Patti is responsible for overseeing all account management activity of Brunner’s Atlanta-based clients, including Eaton Corporation, Chick-fil-A Bowl, and Great Southern Wood Preserving.

“We’re thrilled to have such a seasoned professional join our team,” said Rich Fabritius, Atlanta’s managing director. “Patti's presence makes us a better organization instantly. She is well-known for demonstrating superior leadership on client business, and we look forward to her contributions as we continue to grow in Atlanta. Clients and our internal teams will all benefit from Patti joining our team.”

“I had been following Brunner’s outstanding work for quite some time. When the opportunity came my way, I jumped at the chance to join this smart, forward-thinking team,” said Patti. “They’re an industry leader with some of the best minds in the business, and I’m thrilled to be working alongside them.”

Patti has experience with clients competing in a broad range of categories, including restaurants and hospitality, financial services and insurance, pharmaceuticals, non-profits, and consumer packaged goods. She has led successful initiatives for major brands, such as Arby’s, Pizza Hut, Little Debbie, KOHLER, MetLife, Marriott, and Among her many achievements, she played an instrumental role in a campaign for the American Cancer Society that earned a Bronze Effie.

Most recently, she worked at Luckie & Company as SVP, director of account management.

Brunner ( is a $220 million independent advertising agency with more than 200 employees in offices in Pittsburgh and Atlanta. The agency provides a broad range of services, including brand strategy, research and planning, advertising, digital, public relations, direct and social media, as well as high-volume, quick turnaround print, digital and video production services through B*WORKS. Additionally, Brunner operates BHiveLab (, a fully functioning innovation lab dedicated to finding creative ways to use technology and emerging media to engage the on-the-go consumer. The agency’s three units serve a wide variety of leading consumer and business-to-business brands, such as Bob Evans, the Cub Cadet brand of outdoor power equipment, CONSOL Energy, Eaton Vehicle Group, multiple GlaxoSmithKline brands, GNC, Heinz, Huffy, Philips Healthcare, PPG Industries and YellaWood pressure treated lumber.