Founder and Principal of The Spot Marketing, Eugenia Murray's gift is helping fellow entrepreneurs realize their dreams.
Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, she spent her formative years on Siesta Key, Florida before attending high school at Darrow Preparatory School in New Lebanon, New York. From there she enrolled first at Brevard College in Brevard NC then the University of Tampa.
In 1990 she launched her career in the advertising industry with Sunny Day Guides, a local print publication in west central Florida reaching the position of Assistant to the Publishers. Subsequent to learning the ins-and-outs of print advertising, she transitioned into broadcast media where she further honed her marketing skills and truly perfected her branding techniques.
An entrepreneur at heart, Eugenia conceived and introduced The Spot Marketing in 2005. Driven by her spirit of relentless perfectionism, in just ten short years Eugenia Murray has grown The Spot Marketing into a premier advertising agencies and helped more than fifty associates launch successful careers of their own.
Whether it’s the development of a viable marketing plan, a distinctive logo, or just the right kind of professional advice, The Spot Marketingis dedicated to providing its clients with branding, marketing and advertising services that are Spot on.
Raised with a blackberry in hand, youth has proven to be the advantage for our newest Account Manager, Cody Brown. Cody grew up in Flint, Michigan where he attended school. As an ambitious young professional, Cody has a background in the telecommunications industry, hospitality, and politics. In addition to his professional experiences, Cody has worked with several Non-profits both locally in his hometown of Flint, Michigan as well as Globally. When off the clock, Cody can be found at the beach reading the Wall Street Journal or at a baseball game. Michigan native, Cody travels between both our Michigan and Florida offices.
Yisenia was born in Cuba and raised in South Dakota. She has worked with us since 2010 as a part of the Hispanic Marketing Team. She absolutely loves to travel and plans on visiting a many countries as she can in her lifetime. In her free time, when not attending our Hispanic events, you can find Yisenia taking part in an outdoor activity or trying out a new restaurant. Also, she doesn't like vanilla, who doesn't like vanilla?!
Creative Services Director
As close as one can come to being a native Floridian, Scott Leavenworth was raised in North Florida since the age of 5. While growing up in the backwoods of Florida, Scott began sketching everything from nature to creating his own robots and superheroes. Scott opted to attend the Florida School of the Arts in 1986. He won several accolades as well as the Visual Artist of the Year. Scott then transferred to the University of Central Florida in Orlando to continue his education. He graduated in 1993 with a BA in Graphic Design with a minor in Psychology. He started with a position at the television stations with the Orlando market CBS affiliate. Scott worked his way up to senior designer. After 7 years he accepted the position of Art Director at the, then, WB affiliate in Tampa. After 8 years, he relocated to Atlanta. Scott enjoys utilizing his highly conceptual illustration and design skills to create compelling and effective art for The Spot Marketing and its clients. He can create anything from an original illustration to an original logo to highly creative and striking designs for ad layouts, billboards, e-blasts, brochures and signage, etc.
Kathy Murray keeps the back office flowing for The Spot Marketing. She is a number cruncher extraordinaire and a lover of spreadsheets. Kathy received her bachelors degree in accounting from Hawaii Pacific University while living there with her husband and children. Kathy is the spouse of a retired Coast Guard officer. Being a military spouse has enabled Kathy to gain a wide array of work skills. Her experience includes bank operations officer, accountant with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, PTA treasurer, property management accountant and small business accounting. She is a Quickbooks ProAdvisor and a member of the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers.