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TRAFFIC ADVERTISING
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TRAFFIC ADVERTISING.

Traffic is a full-service ad agency in the Tampa Bay area. We connect with our clients’ businesses by building relationships and strong partnerships within their communities. Our in-depth analysis approach to the unique markets our clients call home is strengthened by our desire to be more than an agency, but instead be a partner who is within reach at all times, no matter the distance. We communicate directly with our clients and their communities, ensuring comprehensive marketing strategies that connect with local audiences.

Wendy Longley

President / CEO
DRIVEN.  Driven is the word synonymous with Wendy’s approach to business and her clients. From retail marketing and promotions that drive record traffic, to branding and event campaigns that position clients above the competition, Wendy relentlessly pursues excellence in every aspect of advertising and marketing for her agency’s clients. For Wendy, the bottom line is always results and growing market share.

Brittany Thompson

V.P. of Client Services
IMPACTFUL SOLUTIONS.  Brittany is a seasoned administrative, operations, and marketing professional, with extensive experience managing strategic client projects. Driven by growth, she takes pride in delivering impactful solutions and maximizing operational excellence.

Michael Asencio

Controller

ACCOUNT SERVICES TEAM.

 

With more than 100 years combined experience, our account services team is one of the most expert and versatile around. We‘re seasoned professionals who take exceptional pride in everything we do. We analyze situations, identify problems, discover opportunities, and map out goals and strategies to meet those challenges. 

Shelby Cline

Account Executive

Leanne Mellish

Account Executive

Kassahndra Aho

Junior Account Executive

Camille Pillot

Junior Account Executive

DIGITAL TEAM.

Our digital team makes sure our clients’ brand messages are consistent across channels while optimizing objectives and reducing waste. The Traffic Advertising digital team works with clients’ dedicated account representatives to develop, test, and implement strategies that engage the target audience. They are aware of all digital platforms, such as mobile and social websites. To be on top of all the latest trends, our team is tasked with staying on top of the latest trends at all times. To guarantee you receive high-quality Internet traffic, we work only with TAG “Certified Against Fraud” platforms.

Scott Slomcenski

Digital Marketing Director

Shana Moran

Digital Marketing Manager

Tandy Harris

Digital Marketing Specialist

Michaella Valder

Social Media Specialist

MEDIA TEAM.

The Traffic Advertising media buying services team is extremely adept, with strong negotiating skills and an intimate knowledge of all advertising media. From in-depth competitive and in-market analyses and rate negotiations to detailed placement, with follow-through and post-buy analyses, our media department delivers top-quality schedules on a local basis. We devise the most cost-efficient media plans possible, and place all your media to reach your target audience. It all adds up to a winning combination that assures you’ll achieve the results you want, within your timeframe and budget.

Mandy Barnes

Media Director

Lynn Reed

Senior Media Buyer

Theodora Bousdoukos

Media Coordinator

MARKETING SERVICES.

Mary Cantonis

Director of Marketing Services

Joyce Thompson

Marketing Services Specialist

Judy Wendzel

Administrative Assistant

CO-OP TEAM.

This Traffic Advertising department processes more than $11 million annually in cooperative advertising reimbursement claims at no cost to our automotive clients. We process your claims efficiently to put your advertising dollars back in your pocket as quickly as possible.

  • Administer all client co-op programs (e.g., pre-approvals, claims, follow-up, etc.).
  • Experts in co-op advertising requirements, policies, and procedures (i.e. terminology, required fonts and logos).
  • Experts in filing co-op claims (online and hard copy). We never miss a deadline!
  • Established relationships with auto manufacturer co-op “clearing houses” (e.g. Ansira) as well as TV stations, radio stations, and newspapers. These relationships help expedite claim processes and client payments.
  • Monitor and track client co-op funds and claims to ensure timely reimbursement of co-op money.
  • Keep all records for compliance verification including advertising audits.
Account Services

With more than 45 years combined experience, our account management team is one of the most expert and versatile in the business.

Media

Our media planning and buying services team is extremely adept, with strong negotiating skills and an intimate knowledge of all advertising media.

Co-op

A team of advertising professionals dedicated to cooperative advertising reimbursement. No co-op dollar is left unclaimed.

Creative

With some of the best artists and collaborators in the country, our creative is sure to blow your competition away.

Join our team —

At Traffic, we’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Reach Out.