Baltimore, Md. (February 8, 2010) – Planit, a Baltimore-based marketing communications agency, today announces the addition of five significant new hires including Jason Wennet as senior copywriter, Angie Gentile as interactive producer, Boris Brodsky as senior web developer, Bonnie Schilling as director of new business development, and Erin Barry as assistant account executive.

“We are excited to start the new year by welcoming five new members to the Planit team.” said Matt Doud, president of Planit. “Our philosophy is that your agency is only as good as the talent you have and these folks demonstrate the key traits we strive for as an agency. This addition to our team is part of Planit’s ongoing strategy to better serve our clients and to continue to strengthen our position as a leader in the full-service marketing communications industry.”

As senior copywriter, Wennet will develop copy for internal agency projects as well as external clients such as SunEdison, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Johns Hopkins, and Barclays Bank. Wennet joins Planit from PUNCH Communications based in Sykesville, MD, and prior to that, RTCRM in Washington, D.C. He has experience developing copy and messaging for US Airways, Time Warner Cable, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Celebrity Cruises, Choice Hotels, and the Maryland Lottery.  

Gentile’s interactive producer position at Planit entails a blend of requirements documentation and project management for the development phase of interactive projects. She will support on-time and on-budget delivery. She joins Planit from Advertising.com where she was involved in new product development and part of a user experience team that focused on product management and business analysis.  

As senior web developer, Brodsky will develop software solutions for internal and external projects at Planit. He joins Planit from Advertising.com where he was a senior software engineer and worked with clients including RJR, Phoenix, Devry, Sony, Strayer, and Embarq.

Schilling will focus on new business development for Planit and will play a vital role in generating client leads for the agency. Previously a partner and senior producer at Bill Schilling Photography, she oversaw all facets of the business, from studio management, account services, and marketing and advertising, to new business development and project management. Her client roster included Snyder’s of Hanover, Fila, Penn National, Green Turtle, and Weight Watchers, among others.

Barry joins Planit as an assistant account executive. She will manage internal routing processes, financial invoicing, budgeting, and client relations for the Under Armour brand. Prior to coming to Planit, she was an account coordinator at Euro RSCG Worldwide in New York City where she worked with pharmaceutical brands including Pfizer and Medicis.