our team

the secret is that
we work together
Account Services
  • Carolyn Bakalekos
  • Christy Vandergriff
    Creative Director
  • Amanda Porter
    Traffic Manager
  • Dirk Gibson
    Graphic Designer
  • Jason Connell
    Graphic Designer
  • Mary Bogie
    Sr. Copywriter / Co-op Expert
  • Charles Chew
    Graphic Designer
  • Summer Green
  • Danielle Dawson
  • Cari Brady
    Senior Social Media Strategist
  • John Slaughter
    Web Developer
  • Roxie Kemp
    Social Media Strategist
  • Rhen Wilson
    Digital Marketing Strategist

GWL Adver­tis­ing, Inc. is a full-service adver­tis­ing agency, spe­cial­iz­ing in all forms of adver­tis­ing and cre­ative mar­ket­ing, estab­lished in 1993 by Gary W. Lay. We pro­duce com­plete cam­paigns con­sist­ing of tele­vi­sion, radio, internet/social media, print, POP and direct mail.

We proudly ser­vice 50+ clients in 10 states. We spe­cial­ize in image adver­tis­ing. Our track record of client sat­is­fac­tion and suc­cess­ful cam­paigns speaks for itself. Our “break through the clut­ter” approach has allowed us to grow with our clients and form per­sonal and pro­fes­sional rela­tion­ships that span decades. The strength of the account staff is media buy­ing ser­vices, with over 100 years of com­bined expe­ri­ence in nego­ti­a­tion and placement.