Influence Marketing Solutions, LLC, parent company of Outwire757, is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew W. Roberts to the team.
As vice president and corporate partner, Mr. Roberts will lead the expansion of Influence into a full service marketing agency by offering clients social media marketing, reputation management, event production, media relations, and branding services.
“I’m excited by the new level of marketing talents Andrew brings to the table,” said Eric Hause, President. “Plus we’re married, and that makes Influence a bona fide family-owned and operated small business.”
Mr. Roberts is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska. He was educated at Nebraska Wesleyan University and earned his masters Degree in International Affairs from American University. He traveled the world as marketing and promotional programs director for the American Hardwood Export Council headquartered in Washington, DC, for 13 years.
Following his move to Norfolk in 2004, Mr. Roberts managed marketing and communication efforts for Sentara Healthcare’s laboratory services division. He was most recently the marketing and event manager for ACCESS AIDS Care/LGBT Center of Hampton Roads.
Mr. Roberts is also an adept home cook who loves to entertain, travel and explore the world.
Founded in 2002, Influence Marketing Solutions, LLC, is a Norfolk-based marketing, event management, publishing and new media firm. Among Influence’s subsidiaries are Outwire757.com and Outlife757 magazine, Coastal Virginia’s only LGBTQ media; Weddings with Pride, which produces the Coastal Virginia Gay Wedding Showcase; and Crystal Coast Bride and Grand Stand Bride magazines. Influence also manages marketing, media and advertising programs for small business owners.