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LarsonO'Brien Hires Dave Sladack as CMO and Director of Account Management

Publish Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA… LarsonO’Brien welcomes Dave Sladack as its Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Account Management.

Sladack brings more than 20 years of experience in advertising and marketing to the LarsonO’Brien team, with past executive roles at prestigious Pittsburgh-based agencies.

Having been a part of LarsonO’Brien earlier in his career, Sladack returns with additional expertise, leadership experience, and a strategic mindset. He will lead LarsonO’Brien’s account management practice, bringing a strong, client-centric approach to understanding and providing solutions for clients’ brand, business, and digital challenges. Additionally, he will serve as LarsonO’Brien’s CMO, responsible for promoting the company’s brand via marketing, thought leadership, and strategic partnership initiatives.

“LO’s reputation for elevating brands in the building product manufacturer category is well-known in the industry,” says Sladack. “Today, the best firms in our business are those who offer deep, strategic expertise in a specific category and deliver strong business results. I’m thrilled to be able to rejoin a growing firm with such client-centric focus on performance.”

Prior to joining LarsonO’Brien, Sladack held executive roles at Brunner, Inc, most recently overseeing the Home and Building Products practice as SVP, Director of Sales and Marketing. Currently, he is also an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Point Park University.

“It is a testament to our current stage of growth and our success that we are bringing Dave back to LarsonO’Brien in a key position,” said Ron Larson, Founder and CEO. “There are many possibilities on the horizon for our current and future clients, and Dave’s leadership will be crucial for growing our business and ensuring our clients’ success.”

About LarsonO’Brien:

LarsonO’Brien is an ROI-based full-service strategic marketing and sales firm serving building manufacturers throughout North America and abroad. The firm offers a comprehensive portfolio of strategic marketing services and implementation capabilities, in addition to sales, demand creation, and business consulting. Based in Pittsburgh, PA with offices in Baltimore, MD and Erie, PA, LarsonO’Brien is committed to Building Market Leaders by helping clients to increase revenue and grow market share specifically in the building and construction industry. For more information, visit






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