Team

Kip Smith

President & Creative Director

Kip oversees the development and implementation of project content. With more than 20 years of agency experience as writer, account executive, and creative director, Kip’s insightful creativity and extensive knowledge of communication technologies includes virtually all media formats. His television productions have earned national recognition, including a nomination for the coveted Ace Award.

Kip studied at Richmond College in Surrey, England, Central Virginia Community College, and Lynchburg College. He brings his conceptual, copywriting, and presentation skills into play for a full range of projects.



Josh Quintero

Vice President, Designer | Developer

An award-winning designer, Josh has created many effective designs for a variety of marketing communications tools. Josh is equally proficient at back-end web development tasks, including programming and database operations…as well as the rapidly evolving field of social media. With more than 20 years of experience in both new media and collateral design projects, Josh can knowledgeably guide clients through both the visual and the technical aspects of communications and marketing.

Just as importantly, Josh is also a strategic thinker who can help your business be confident that all materials are working in concert to accomplish the overall communications, branding, and marketing goals.



Jennifer Markham

Office Manager

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Management from Longwood, and brings skills in resource planning and financial administration.



Kyle Krisko

Graphic Designer

Kyle joined the Blair staff after relocating to Lynchburg from the Columbus metro area — and brought with him more than five years of experience in graphic design for such major accounts as J.P. Morgan Chase, Red Lobster, and Nestle Brands (including Butterfinger, Crunch, Stouffer’s, Toll House and Lean Cuisine).



Samantha Hess

Graphic Designer

Sam joined Blair in 2016 and is a recent graduate of Liberty University earning a BS in Communications. She is a talented graphic designer and applies her skills in both print and online media.



Liz Fisher

Account Executive

Liz joined the Blair team in 2018. She received her BA in Communication from Bob Jones University, and she will graduate with her MA in Communication Studies in May 2018. She has 3 years of communication experience, as well as experience in project management and research analysis. Liz oversees the project details for individual client requests, and she works one-on-one with clients to ensure their needs are understood and their vision is realized. 



Mehgan Giammona

Web Designer

Mehgan joined Blair in 2017 and is educated in web and mobile development and design. She has expertise in project management, website production, and customer content management training. Mehgan brings significant project communication skills to our website development process and is well-versed in project management software, business applications, and content management systems for both business and consumer clients. A graduate of Liberty University with BS degree in web and mobile programming, Mehgan serves as the firm's primary web designer.



James Hancock

Videographer | Photographer

James handles most of the video production and photography for Blair. In this role, James builds upon his background as a senior member in the media department of a major regional company, and as an established wedding photographer. Activities in college also gave James hands-on experience in many facets of TV production.