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How are we different? We value collaboration and communication with those we work with more than anything. And because of that, our clients consider us partners. We focus on long-term results while being fun to work with day to day. We think like a big agency, but we work closely with our clients like a small one.

The GH Culture.

It’s good people who make good places.

We are certainly proud of our work. But our reputation of attracting very talented and friendly people is our greatest achievement.

We are truly invested in your success.

Would you like to speak to the owner of GH Advertising? You have a lot of choices. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee has a stake in our business, and yours.



Dave Popelka


With a background in research and strategy, Dave’s experience in creating a vision for the team and putting the best people in place is what clients appreciate the most. And as president, the buck stops here.


Mike Giunta

Chief Creative Officer

Mike is responsible for the overall creative output of the agency, with a particular eye on the copywriting. Nouns, verbs, adjectives…the works.


Debbie Zappia

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Debbie keeps our business running smoothly, so everyone else can concentrate on our clients’ businesses.


Bob Brown

EVP, GH Design Director

Bob runs our internal design team embedded at UPMC. Having Bob close to our clients keeps the entire agency closer to the brand.


Ben Pritchard

EVP, Director of Interactive

Breaking the mold for digital types, Ben is first and foremost a great communicator and our “explainer-in-chief” for all things interactive.


Tia Kalas

VP, Creative Director

With award-winning art direction and design experience, Tia makes everyone around her better as we create compelling, highly conceptual campaigns for our clients.


Stacy O’Neill

VP, Strategy & Business Development

Stacy is the lead on all research efforts and overall strategic positioning. She asks the tough questions but makes it seem easy.

Account Management

Kim Tarasi

VP, Director of Account Management

Kim leads our account team, making sure that for all projects and campaigns, the trains run on time, nothing gets lost in translation, and expectations are exceeded across the board.


Debbie Regan

VP, Creative Director

With an eye for the smallest details and flair for big ideas, Debbie helps to lead and elevate the design, art direction, and thinking of the creative team.

Human Resources

Billie Kellar

VP, Director of HR

Our employees are very important to us. And nothing demonstrates that more than the fact we have Billie in charge of helping to hire, mentor, train, and support them.


Amanda Rea

Project Director

As an interactive project director, Amanda’s calm, cool and collaborative style facilitates website development at a pace commensurate with the speed of a digital world.


Tim Kepes

AVP, Media Director

There’s no use doing great creative work if no one sees it. It’s Tim’s job to make sure our clients’ work is efficiently seen by all the right people.


Zack Salac

CPA, AVP, Director of Finance

In advertising, things aren’t always black and white. Except when it comes to billing and finances, where Zack makes sure everything adds up.

We’re ready to help.

Interested in learning more about what it’s like to work with us?