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Monday, July 14, 2014

Gage hires Cannata and Olson

Gage, a Minneapolis-based engagement marketing agency, announced today it hired two employees: Jeff Cannata as manager of emerging marketing and Andrea Olson as a public relations specialist.
Cannata will provide strategy and be responsible for implementing social media and digital marketing campaigns for clients, including 3M, Microsoft and Best Buy. Cannata most recently served as the social media and marketing manager at AllOver Media.
“Jeff’s past experiences are broad in nature and will help in continuing to add depth to Gage’s digital marketing prowess,” said Andy Leapaldt, director of emerging marketing, Gage. “With digital marketing constantly evolving, it is very fortunate that were able to find someone of Jeff’s caliber to fulfill this role.”
Olson will focus much of her time promoting 3M, Tastefully Simple, and Gage. Olson recently graduated from Winona State University majoring in public relations, and comes to Gage with two years of experience as a product marketing coordinator at Fastenal, Inc. 
“We are looking forward to providing our clients with a fresh perspective. I’m confident that Andrea will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality public relations services to our clients,” said Sara N. Blood, director of public relations, Gage.