TEMPE, Ariz. – July 31, 2011 – Zion & Zion today announces the continued expansion of its interactive and public relations/social media teams. Still experiencing uninterrupted quarter-over-quarter growth since the firm’s founding in 2002, Zion & Zion has added three new team members to the organization. The new team members will all work across a variety of functions on interactive development and integrated campaigns for Zion & Zion clients. Zion & Zion continues to maintain a flat management structure which will allow these new team members to immediately contribute to projects across the organization and for their expertise to enrich the team at Zion & Zion as a whole. Zion & Zion’s continued dedication to a flat management structure and continuous investment in team member training and technology is key to the firm maintaining and advancing its current position as the top ranked Advertising Agency, Social Media Agency, Public Relations Firm, and Online Marketing Firm in Arizona (references below).

Samantha (“Sam”) Fink joins Zion & Zion’s Public Relations and Social Media team with experience in both in-house and agency PR. Samantha’s background includes work with Phoenix area agencies as well as Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts and Sarah Drake Design in Chicago. Samantha holds a B.S. in Journalism from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Melissa (“Mel”) Adamaitis joins Zion & Zion’s web and mobile applications development team. Mel’s experience includes working on clients ranging from startups to a global shipping company. Her expertise includes Ruby on Rails, Node.js, NoSQL DB Structures, Coffeescript, PHP5, MySQL/SQL/Postgres, HTML5/CSS3/HTML5-spec Javascript DOM, EC2 Instances/Cloud Computing, and ASP.

Chris Karimi joins Zion & Zion’s web and mobile applications development team, having come from the agency world in the Los Angeles area. Chris holds a computer science degree from California State University and has worked on both front end and back end development for a variety of clients.

Zion & Zion CEO Aric Zion (@ariczion) stated, “The balance of these new team member additions across interactive, PR and social highlights the fact that we are not only a firm that delivers true integrated marketing, but one that is equally strong in all areas of marketing, advertising, PR, social and interactive. A key strength for us is that our clients need not sacrifice expertise in one area to gain it in another. Combine that with the exceptional stable of talent that we have and our no-walls, no-hierarchy structure, and you get the differentiation and exceptional performance that has come to be associated with the Zion & Zion name.”

Zion & Zion welcomes Sam, Mel and Chris to the Zion & Zion family and looks forward to their contributions and their continued personal growth and success.