JACKSON, Miss. (September 13, 2017) ‚Äì Jackson Advertising Agency, Maris, West & Baker (MWB), announced that Tim Mask has been named the President of the agency, effective immediately.
Mask, who will be the fifth president, is a nearly 19-year veteran of the Mississippi-based agency, which he joined in 1999. Peter Marks, who has served as CEO and President of the agency since 2006, will continue in the role of CEO. ‚ÄúIn his time here at our agency, Mask has very quickly risen up the ranks from a PR intern to an account executive, marketing strategist, and agency partner,‚Äù said Marks. ‚ÄúHis keen insight into brand strategy and his deep knowledge of new and emerging marketing platforms and tactics will serve us well in years to come.‚Äù
One of Mask’s proudest achievements at MWB was championing the agency’s #CreateForGood initiative, which reflects the agency’s mission to attract clients that have a positive impact on health, the economy, and quality of life. ‚ÄúHere in Mississippi, there are many opportunities for us to use our creativity to inspire positive changes to the world around us,‚Äù said Mask. ‚ÄúYou can do good work and good works.‚Äù
In addition to his agency responsibilities, Mask is the founder of the Fast Forward Mississippi Initiative, a benefit organization focused on reversing Mississippi’s¬†‚Äúbrain drain,‚Äù the outmigration of knowledge worker¬†talent. In 2014, he co-founded one of Fast Forward Mississippi’s best-known initiatives, Kids Code Mississippi, with MWB Partner and Creative Director, Randy Lynn, to advocate for K-12 computer science education in Mississippi.
While serving as agency president, Mask will maintain his supervisory role on MWB clients, including the Mississippi State Department of Health, Entergy Nuclear, the Mississippi Development Authority and the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Maris, West & Baker is idea + creative content company¬†focused on¬†creating positive social impact and helping partners¬†maximize brand visibility.