JULIA LEONARD, Vice President, Senior Writer

Julia works on a range of print and broadcast campaigns. She is closely involved in all aspects of the creative process from initial strategic development to finished copy. Her previous experience includes work in media and account management at Chiat/Day/Mojo in New York and Bronner Slosberg Humphrey in Boston. She is also a writer and published her first children’s book, Cold Case, (Simon and Schuster) in 2011. 

ANN MESSENGER, Vice President, Senior Art Director

Ann designs and manages advertising and collateral projects for a range of Haggman clients. She is responsible for the design

and creation of print campaigns, storyboards, brochures and collateral. She works with photographers, other designers and production teams from concept to completed materials. Before joining Haggman, Ann was an independent designer and also

worked at Cyrk Promotional Products.

CHRIS ENGEL, Vice President, Account Supervisor

Chris oversees client activities and program development.  She manages advertising campaigns for a range of Haggman clients, ensuring they’re developed on target, on time and on budget. She has an extensive media background, including purchasing national and regional media for Honda of America, as well as positions at several advertising agencies. 

MELISSA LANGDON, Assistant Business Manager, IT Coordinator

Melissa is responsible for handling day-to-day client activities.  She coordinates essential agency activities including creative development scheduling, media traffic, client reports and internal agency meetings. Melissa oversees and manages public relations and event databases, as well as the development and preparation of new business materials and pitches.

GAYLE NOWAK, Public Relations Director

Gayle’s mission is to help clients connect their message and story with their audiences in a personal and engaging way.  She has a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter, experience that has given her a unique insight into crafting award-winning public relations campaigns. Previously she was senior marketing communications specialist at Rizzo Associates, a Framingham-based engineering firm before joining Haggman.

ALICIA CRICHTON, Senior Account Director

Alicia provides account service and strategic development for Haggman clients. She works with the creative team to develop marketing and advertising initiatives, provides broadcast and print production services, coordinates media and handles budgets and schedules for marketing materials. Before joining Haggman, Alicia worked at Marriott International as marketing manager for the Northeast region.

SHANGHAI, Office Mascot

Shanghai is responsible for being incredibly cool and good looking. His work includes acting more like a dog than a cat, coming when you call him, fetching his scrunchy ball and being loved and adored by all who meet him. 



KATIE PENSAK, Graphic Designer

Katie works with the rest of the creative team to develop the look and feel of a range of marketing materials. She designs and creates print, collateral and corporate identity. She is involved in the creative process from initial creative brief through to completed materials. Katie is an accomplished illustrator as well.

MARIA PSIAKIS, Business Manager

Maria is responsible for all financial areas including billing, reporting, budgeting, financial analyses and estimates.

She has over 20 years of accounting experience with firms such as the Pitman Company.

LINDA RUSSO, Senior Marketing Strategist

Linda provides strategic marketing services for utilities, energy service companies and state agencies to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy services. She was Senior Vice President of Marketing at Conservation Services Group overseeing national residential marketing operations.