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Brand Strategy   |   Marketing Communications

Nimble. Involved. Restless. Confident.

The Ramey Agency is led by a team who are drawn together by their love of great brands and great ideas.

Our Leadership  

Chris Ray

CEO, Partner

headshot-chris Chris has served at Ramey in a variety of roles during the past 25 years, beginning his career with us as a college intern from Rhodes and rising rapidly through the ranks of our account management staff. In 1995, Chris was tapped to open and run Ramey’s Memphis office, handling the Union Planters Corp. account, which at the time was one of the top 30 banks in the country. In 1997, he left Ramey to run Archer/Malmo Advertising in Memphis. Chris returned to Ramey in 1999 as CEO and under his leadership, the Agency has built a national reputation as a branding firm, concentrating on high-end and high-performance brands.

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Jim Garrison

COO, Partner

headshot-jim Jim oversees Ramey’s operating performance as a business enterprise, focusing on operating activities, planning and daily management issues that come with being a leading regional marketing communications firm. He directs the Ramey Resources Group, which includes financial management, human resources, risk management, and technology support and development. In addition, he allocates resources and assesses policies, including the successful execution of business strategies for agency products and services.


Bob Potesky

ECD, Partner

headshot-bob Bob joined Ramey in 2005 from Young & Rubicam in New York, where he served as creative director for 10 years. He has also worked at J. Walter Thompson, McCann-Erickson and FCB, where he created successful campaigns for American Express, AT&T, DuPont, Kraft and Nabisco.


Kathy Potts

VP/Group Account Director

headshot-kathy A Ramey veteran of 17 years, Kathy is responsible for departmental planning, procedure/systems management, financial management and staff development. She has spent the majority of her time at Ramey leading the team responsible for national branding and marketing on Viking Range. Kathy has extensive knowledge of the factors behind a brand’s success and is an expert at situation analysis that incorporates team business goals and market research data.


Wes Williams

VP/Chief Creative Director

headshot-wes Despite the baby face, Wes has been part of the Ramey team for 21 years. He has become a creative fixture of the Jackson advertising industry, producing award-winning work for clients including Viking Range, UMMC, Mississippi Division of Tourism, Mississippi Development Authority, Peavey, TCI, Millsaps College, BankPlus and Mississippi Museum of Art.


Wynn Saggus

VP/Group Account Director

headshot-wynn Wynn Saggus brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to your business. She began her career on the agency side, working with clients in a broad range of industries including telecomm, healthcare and entertainment. She followed that with 15 years on the corporate side of the marketing business, leading marketing teams for Fortune 1000 companies across the Southeast, where she built a record of success in creating brand loyalty and increasing revenues. She joined Ramey in 2010.


Ted Hill

VP/Director of Production Services

Ted Hill Ted came to the Agency in 1999, bringing with him over 10 years of experience in print production, marketing and advertising. Over his career with Ramey, he’s been asked to produce just about everything you could imagine from 150-page books to 40-foot-high wall banners. His latest venture has been to manage Ramey’s Image Engine, an online library of digital assets for all our clients, available through secure sites that make them instantly accessible by any authorized user.


Sherry Spille

Finance Manager

headshot-sherry Sherry Spille joined Ramey in 2014, having a strong background in corporate accounting. Her experience ranges from Stewpot Community Services to the Mississippi Hospital Association. Additionally, Sherry has a​ ​previous life as a first grade teacher in Mississippi schools.


Eddie Woods

SVP/Director of Integrated Marketing Strategy

headshot-eddie Based in Columbus, Ohio, Adaptive Marketing Works was built to connect companies to customers, one at a time. With this new acquisition, Ramey acquires a full suite of predictive analytics, data, modeling and segmentation strategies. Together, Ramey and Adaptive bring the power of brand strategy and performance marketing together, enhancing long-term brand value while also demonstrating dramatic near-term results.




CAREERS AT RAMEY

While we’re not always hiring, we’re always keeping our eyes out for talented people. Send your résumé to: [email protected].

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