Industry Press Release



Wilmington, NC, (June 11, 2009) — Sage Island is pleased to announce the addition of four full-time employees to our team.

“As customers seek ways to refine their marketing strategies during this tough economy, interest and demand for measurable, proven, internet advertising initiatives has increased” says Mike Duncan, CEO of Sage Island. We are fortunate to be able to bring on additional experienced staff to meet our customer’s needs”.

Kari Keller joined Sage Island as an Internet Marketing Specialist. She has a B.S. in Business Management and a Minor in Marketing from Purdue University. Kari has a background in retail management and buying, and was a marketing assistant with Clove Marketing here in Wilmington prior to joining Sage Island.

Chris Curry has joined the Account Management team at Sage Island. Chris graduated from UNCW in May with a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing. He gained sales and management experience from positions at Wrightsville Beach Surf City Surf Shop, and California-based Aftermath Board Company. Chris’ background in amateur and professional surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking and motorcross make him a great fit with Sage Island’s clientele.

Christopher Campbell joined Sage Island as a Designer. Chris earned a B.S. in Graphic Communication from Clemson University. Prior to joining Sage Island, Chris was Art Director for the Coastal Companies Marketing Group, and founded his own independent design company. His work has been recognized with 9 AAF addy awards.

Ryan “Chops” Konrady joins the Sage Island Marketing as a Marketing Specialist. Konrady graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Business Administration in December 2008.

“Online marketing remains strong despite the economy,” said Mike Duncan, Sage Island President. “It was imperative to increase our staff to meet the increased demand for services.”

Keller, Curry, Campbell and Konrady each bring unique talent and experience to Sage Island’s full range of integrated marketing services. Most recently Sage Island has worked with area businesses including Bradford Spas, WB Surf Camp, Brunswick Community College and Wilmington International Airport.

Sage Island is an integrated marketing agency offering the full range of online and offline services. We provide marketing strategy, graphic design, custom programming and Internet marketing, and we do it with an integrated approach that leverages the power and measurability of the Internet. Whether it’s a single graphic design or an integrated campaign that spans multiple media, our exceptionally creative team of marketing professionals comes together to deliver the Ultimate Design.