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Communication Strategy Group, Simbrom Creative Forge Strategic Partnership, Expand into New Offices, Make New Hires

Brand Storytelling Agency and Visual Design Firm Open New Long Island Location to Better Serve both Local and National Clients

SMITHTOWN, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-time collaborators Arthur Germain, principal and chief Brandteller of brand marketing and public relations agency Communication Strategy Group, and Michael Simbrom, president of visual design firm Simbrom Creative, have opened the doors to a new, shared agency location at 1020 West Jericho Turnpike, Suite 210, in Smithtown, NY, to better serve regional Long Island businesses while acting as a base of operations for national and international clients.

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Germain and Simbrom frequently collaborated from separate East Northport offices. The decision to forge a strategic partnership and open a new office together was an easy one. "We felt there was a strong connection between our brands with Communication Strategy Group providing brand strategy, public relations and content marketing and Simbrom Creative providing visual strategy and creative development," says Germain. "We each bring a valuable perspective to client engagements, and those perspectives have created award-winning marketing programs for our respective clients."

The new Smithtown offices include a reception area, private executive offices, a large customer collaboration room, as well as a smaller conference room for private meetings. "It's in a central location for Hauppauge Industrial Park and other Long Island-based clients, and is a convenient location, accessible by plane, train or car for our NYC and other national clientele," says Simbrom.

New Hires
In addition to the new offices, Communication Strategy Group is expanding its staff, adding two new employees to its growing roster of contributing writers, media relations experts,  content marketers and demand generation specialists.

Lisa Hazen joins the team as a Client Account Manager responsible for establishing and implementing strategic and tactical communications plans for agency clients. She brings more than a dozen years of B2B and B2C marketing experience in industries that include software, security and lifestyle goods and services.

Valerie Zeman joins the agency as Administrative Marketing Assistant responsible for assisting with executive, agency and office operations. Zeman brings insight from her experience managing daily operations at large non-profits and professional services firms.

About Simbrom Creative
Simbrom Creative is a visual design studio run by creative director and branding professional Michael Simbrom. The studio has an extensive record of boosting market penetration and brand awareness for high-profile clients by designing exceptional campaigns and delivering measurable results. Simbrom is an award-winning creative director who assembles and motivates cross-functional teams to build successful branding and marketing strategies for an array of commercial product lines. For more information, visit

About Communication Strategy Group
Communication Strategy Group, a brand storytelling agency, helps clients develop brand stories that are remembered, repeated and rewarded through a strategic Brandtelling® approach. We focus on building and supporting a strategic plan for client communications in order to create strong, consistent messages and presentations that have the greatest impact. The Communication Strategy Group team is comprised of senior-level communications professionals who work directly on client accounts to achieve results. Our clients include both Fortune 1000 and growing companies in technology, media and professional services industries. For more information, please call 1-866-997-2424 or visit us at

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