Our People

Spectacular results

Hannah SmythAccount Director

Hannah has hit the ground running in the account management team. The only thing she loves more than being on the track - keeping Clients' campaigns on track!

Bronagh HardyJunior Account Executive

With the same determination she has on the camogie pitch, Bronagh is ready to deliver the best results to Clients and not stop until the final whistle.

Scott OrrAccount Manager

Scott likes to deliver results for clients in the same way he scores on the golf course; well above par.

Anna BalfourSenior Account Manager

With a genuine love of travelling, there is no distance Anna won’t travel to deliver 5 star quality in Client Services.

Claire ClelandDigital Designer

This budding designer loves bold design. With a background in architecture, she can still be seen with a cutting mat and scalpel in hand - that’s when she isn’t already holding a sneaky chocolate digestive!

Jennifer WilsonGraphic Designer

Jennifer is our agency early bird who likes to keep things on the right track. With a flair for organisation and punctuality, she makes sure she has plenty of time for a giggle and a gossip in between great graphic design!

Sabrina AdamsSales Ledger Manager

It’s the quiet ones you have to watch… and Sabrina. Passionate finance administrator who is always up for a laugh… and a vodka.

Jenny PattersonJunior Graphic Designer

From her perfectly white shoes on the greenest tennis courts to her vibrant curry recipes, Jenny loves to serve up colourful designs!

John KeaneChief Executive Officer

Ex rugby player who can’t hang the boots up, now coaching 8 year olds. Work, life, play - it’s all about marginal gains. 100 things done 1% better… seems to work for the All Blacks!

Michele McEvoyExecutive Assistant

Michele is one of our in-house language geeks and can be relied upon to settle disputes relating to p’s and q’s – just mind your P&Qs!

Mark ThompsonMedia Director

After perfecting his strategic and planning nous through over 20 years of playing fantasy football, any media plans drawn up by Mark's team are guaranteed to hit the target!

Amy O’DonnellAccount Manager

With a passion for music and trained in classical singing, when Amy’s not hitting the high notes she’s ensuring our Clients' campaigns are on time and in tune!

Luke HanleySenior Copywriter

Luke's our words guy. 'Nuff said.

Chris MccarrollDigital Marketing Executive

Chris never says no to trying something different, whether that’s jet skiing along the north coast, longboarding in Barcelona or keeping up with the latest social media trends!

Ed HendersonPlanning Director

When he doesn’t have his head in advertising books, Ed is planning everything down to a tee, from the golf course to his signature dinners - and most of all, our Clients’ campaigns!

Shelley WilsonPA to Directors/HR

When she's not looking after us or chasing her kids, Shelley is usually found on a hike in the hills, letting off steam!

Aidan HarbinsonDigital Project Manager

Aidan has a real passion for technology. When he’s not overseeing our digital projects, you’ll find him listening to the latest electronic music coming from Holland and Germany. Also a true movie geek, which really comes in handy for pub quizzes!

Tony DoyleMedia Executive

A keen hiker and traveller, Tony brings a breath of fresh air along with his digital and analytical skills to our award-winning Media Department.

Jamie WatsonSenior Creative

Usually found surfing the waves, climbing a wall or beating his drums. Jamie applies the same excitement to his work, always pushing the boundaries to try and find the best creative solution.

Rebecca HollywoodMedia Admin Assistant

Becca is our Hollywood in Holywood who loves movies and rolls out the red carpet treatment for our Clients in true blockbuster fashion.

Martina IrwinProduction Manager

A hockey-loving mama who balances design and her life all from the fast-moving lane of a hamster wheel.

Glenn IrwinGraphic Designer

There’s only one thing Glenn loves more than ham and cheese sandwiches – getting his teeth stuck into a good design brief!

Steve JacksonProduction Manager

51 year old ‘dad taxi’ seeking spinal surgeon after spending the last year fitting out new home. Interests include tennis, running, cooking, sailing and the very occasional round of golf - subject to taxi shifts!

Donna McFarlandAccount Executive

Every Client gets the royal treatment from Donna – she can’t help it if the princess tiara just happened to fit her perfectly!

Carla DohertySocial Media Manager

Our resident Yogi, Carla uses her Zen, Drishti and flexibility to keep her Clients' social media campaigns flowing - it's all about good vibes here!

Alexander ThompsonJunior Account Executive

When Alex isn't working tirelessly for Clients, you'll find his head buried in a good fantasy novel or a heavy-hitting journal on all things advertising.

Denise MarshallSales Ledger Manager

Denise is a Holywood local who keeps our finances in order as she does her two wonderful children… though she says the finances are easier to manage as they don’t draw on the walls!

Carl QuinnDirector of Photography

Being a musician, Carl’s passion lies in creating stunning visuals to put alongside music he loves.
Carl has won multiple awards using ideas that get noticed fast! That is why he is the perfect fit for our team

Sharan KaurHead of Finished Art

A sharp eye for detail, Sharan aims to deliver at every Client's request. She loves a good artwork challenge and to beat the delivery time of every job request - BANG!

Clare GilbrideDigital Designer

Clare is a lover of all things quirky and bright, which drives her to bring bright ideas to the table and deliver star quality designs!

Cathair MclaughlinJunior Account Executive

Account executive and self proclaimed TV buff. But don’t worry, he never skips the adverts!
Loves playing hurling and in his spare time tries (and fails) to golf!

Paul BowenGroup Creative Director

Paul is a mod at heart, passionate about music, style and culture, applying his keen eye for detail to every creative project delivered.

Alison EdmundsHR Manager

Her career in HR has prepared Alison well for her most important role – as a busy mum to 3 beautiful children and 2 dogs who love nothing more than trips away to the caravan!

Mark IrwinManaging Director

This former Irish hockey international and media director is always on the Mark with his strategic thinking and quick responses.

Shannon GreerJunior Designer

With a keen ear for music and even keener eye for design, Shannon stays up to date with the latest tunes and design trends, bringing a fresh and exciting outlook to our team.

Chris SloanAccount Executive

When he’s not working in Ardmore in his spare time Chris is an avid record collector, gig-goer and musician so you’ll more than likely see him in the mosh pit!

Ellen O'ReillyJunior Account Executive

Film fanatic Ellen is part of our star-studded Client Services team. Dedicated to getting every Client ready for their close-up!

Nicola JowettPurchase Ledger Manager

Nikki is our number one dog lover who makes sure Trevor and the numbers are behaving themselves – SIT, TREVOR!

Christopher BondiHR Manager

In a previous life, Chris played Championship college football. As HR Manager, he’s all about people performance – plus, he brings an extra shot of Americano to our winning team!

Elyse NapierAccount Director

As a typical Virgo, Elyse strives for perfection in everything she does. When she’s not delivering seamless campaigns for Clients, she’s throwing a ball at the beach for her two fur-babies.

Paul JamesAccount Director

He’s obsessed with Liverpool FC and marketing … so with Paul on your side You’ll Never Walk Alone.

Tom NotmanCreative Director

Having made his mark with agencies across the globe from London and Sweden to Vietnam, Tom’s found his way home with a suitcase full of international creative flair

Alison O'NeillMedia Manager

Scuba diving, exploring underwater and media life go hand in hand for Ally. She searches for media gaps and opportunities for her clients with the same passion as discovering underwater life!

Paul FaganSenior Creative

Paul is our very own Ronnie O’Sullivan, who, thanks to countless hours spent on the green baize, has an ability to see all the angles, ensuring our Clients are never snookered, whatever their design requirements.

Chris LyttleDeputy Creative Director

Our Resident BBQ King, Chris is happiest beside his flamin' grill – whatever the weather! He applies the same dedication to his work, with a rare obsession for all things typographic, and a well done creative approach.

Craig BrownMedia Manager

Fresh off the plane from Joburg South Africa, Craig loves using his analytical and creative skills to come up with optimal media plans for Clients large and small!

Kat RobinsonAccount Director

From conspiracy theories and true crime to Harry Potter – Kat is devoted to the story. That’s why she’s on a mission to dig deep and uncover the hook that will deliver a happily ever after for every campaign.

Chris PowellSenior Creative

When not in front of his computer or on a shoot Chris likes to keep active. You’ll find him out for a run, chasing his dog around or playing and watching Basketball.

Emily OsborneJunior Creative

About that creative… Were there rules? #CraftQueen Emily already broke them and brought her positive, innovative energy to the project instead!

Peter O'KaneUX/UI Designer

Whether he’s working on our websites, making new music for the world to hear on Logic Pro or choosing his next slice of 24” pizza, Peter’s got a serious appetite for ensuring the best user experiences.

Nicola CadoganDigital Marketing Director

You are what you Tweet! A well-travelled Foodie, Nicola serves up shareable social and digital content. Helping Clients find their social voice, Nicola is here to solve all your digital dilemmas.

Ciara MagillAccount Manager

When it comes to getting the job done, no one races against the clock like Ciara. On brief and on time, every time.

Nicola HealyAccount Director

Nicola had all the experience she needed to become a new mum after spending years looking after all of the guys and girls in the studio and also caring for her Clients.

Helen VoganReceptionist

When not holding down the fort at Ardmore Reception, our busy mum of 2, Helen, loves to put on some trendy wellies and go for a country walk round Comber! Followed by a gin or a cup of tea, depending on the weather!

Andrew ChristieGraphic Designer

Andrew is a snowboard fanatic who delivers cool, clean, clinical results in the Alps... and the office.

Claire JamisonSenior Social Media Manager

Social Media Savvy Claire loves generating creative and engaging content for her Clients! Being a keen traveller, food lover and sunset fan, her favourite Social Media platform is Instagram of course... #NoFilter

Miriam MoertlSenior Account Director

As a stereotypical warm Yorkshire lass she loves the banter, but ‘bloody-mindedness’ will occasionally be used in her role to help deliver spectacular results for Clients!

Trevor CraigFinance Director

When Trevor is not running the company finances you’ll find him walking about in wild and wonderful places taking award-winning photographs at silly o’clock. Heck, he has to do something creative to balance the logical side of his job!

Theresa McLaughlinAccount Director

Strategist by day, artist by night. Theresa applies the same perfectionism and passion to projects as she does her canvas

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