CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J. – Fingerpaint, a full-service marketing agency with offices in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and New Jersey, has added Lauren Colao to its creative team. Colao will be based in the agency’s Cedar Knolls, N.J., office.
Colao brings a unique perspective to her work and joins the Cedar Knolls creative team from McCann Echo, where she led creative for three back-to-back product launches. During her eight-plus years at McCann, Colao rose from an associate copywriter to a group copy supervisor and was known for her ability to work collaboratively with her team and clients alike, executing innovative campaigns that helped shape markets and drive sales. She began her career as associate scientist at Novartis. At Fingerpaint, Colao will leverage her expertise to implement campaigns, tactics, and other client initiatives.
Colao earned her bachelor’s degree from Temple University. She has experience in diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
“Lauren is such a gifted writer and a really inspiring mentor, too,” said Tracy Blackwell, creative lead in the Cedar Knolls office. “We can’t wait to see what she’s able to do with us as we continue to build this office.”
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Fingerpaint was named a 2017 finalist for Agency of the Year by Med Ad News, MM&M, and PM360 and won PR & Marketing Agency of the Year in 2017 from the Business Intelligence Group. Additionally, it won the 2018 Heart Award from Med Ad News for its commitment to philanthropy and social causes and has been on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies for the past six years. Founder Ed Mitzen was honored as 2016’s Industry Person of the Year by Med Ad News and as a 2017 Top Boss by Digiday. Visit us at fingerpaint.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.