–Kruskamp Joins Planit to Lead Marriott International Account–

Baltimore, Md. (October 20, 2010)
– Planit, a Baltimore-based marketing communications agency, announced today that it has hired Steve Kruskamp as account director. Kruskamp will oversee the Marriott International account, along with several of the subsidiary brands in its portfolio.

Steve joins Planit from 1st Mariner Bank where, as an e-commerce officer, he helped develop the existing e-commerce department. In addition to managing the bank’s web presence and digital marketing efforts, Kruskamp developed a social media program, setting precedence for financial institutions looking to use social media. Prior to 1st Mariner, Steve was involved in marketing and business development for several small startups. He has an executive MBA from Loyola University, and a bachelor’s degree in marketing and e-commerce from Towson University, where he is a guest lecturer for e-commerce and online marketing classes.

“Steve’s entrepreneurial spirit paired with his background in e-commerce and digital marketing makes him a top notch addition to our nationally recognized interactive team,” said Matt Doud, president of Planit. “We are leaders and innovators who continue to bring our clients award-winning, breakthrough ideas, and I am confident that Steve’s valuable expertise will help our team experience continued growth and success.”