Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Buffalo.Agency Appoints Chris Van Duyne as Vice President

(RESTON, VA) – Buffalo.Agency, the premier full-service, integrated marketing company dedicated to golf, destinations, sports and lifestyle brands, has named former Golfweek Sales Director Chris Van Duyne as Vice President.

Van Duyne will focus on Buffalo’s resort-destination-real estate practice, expanding the portfolio of clients for which it manages strategy development, public relations, content, social media, branding, creative, data analysis, digital marketing, SEO, research and experiential programs. He will also serve as Director of Advertising for the new Morning Read and Where to Golf Next newsletters, which are represented by Buffalo and reach the inboxes of more than one million active golfers per distribution.

Prior to his leadership role at Golfweek, Van Duyne held senior marketing and sales positions at a marketing firm specializing in gated residential communities and the hospitality industry, as well as national magazines Modern Luxury and Garden & Gun.

“Chris Van Duyne is the consummate professional who delivers custom marketing programs that exceed clients’ ROI targets,” says Rich Katz, Founder and Managing Director of Buffalo.Agency. “He is expert in multi-channel platforms and, specifically, his digital acumen aligns with this rapid Buffalo growth area.”

“The new Buffalo.Agency is designed to meet the modern demands of marketing and increase market share for clients,” says Van Duyne. “From its start as Buffalo Communications, this agency has become the standard bearer of all things marketing in the golf-lifestyle industry; its growth trajectory makes it the perfect time for me to join this highly-talented service team.”

Highlighting its momentum, Buffalo was recently appointed agency of record for Bridgestone Golf, Sports Fitness Industry Association, Querencia Golf Club & Community (Cabo San Lucas), Reserva Conchal Beach Resort Golf & Spa (Costa Rica), 18Birdies, Tagmarshal, Thor Guard, Aquatrols and Kolter Homes.

More information: www.buffalo.agency, 703.761.1444.

More information: www.morningread.com, 678.296.9546.

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