The DSM Group Announces Major Growth in Company


MAHWAH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The DSM Group, a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency located in Bergen County, NJ, today announced that it has recently hired six new employees to join its staff. Along with adding to the team, the Agency also moved offices to expand its space and further accommodate the growing agency.

Derek Remensnyder was hired as an Art Director. He is responsible for overseeing the creative department, in addition to creating any client materials. Before joining The DSM Group, Remensnyder worked as the Art Director for Giovatto Advertising in Paramus, NJ after being employed at GMLV in Newark, NJ as Senior Designer. Derek is the recipient of many awards for his work with branding projects such as Megas Yeeros, Halo ECigs and Columbia Bank. He has also been the creative lead on projects for Ezviz, Samsung security cameras, Konica Minolta and As Seen on TV products. He is a Design and Visual Communications Graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia and currently resides in Haskell, NJ with his wife and daughter.

Meredith Hopken joined The DSM Group as an Account Director. She is responsible for account management, account growth and leadership of cross-functional teams to develop strategies that meet the business goals of clients. Prior to joining The DSM Group, Meredith worked as the Director of Account Management at Eclipse Marketing Services Inc. in Cedar Knolls, NJ managing key accounts including Comcast, HBO and Showtime. She currently resides in Hillsdale, NJ with her husband.

Meredith Palmer was hired as an Account Director. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, mentoring the account management team and ensuring client satisfaction. Prior to The DSM Group, she worked at Active International in Pearl River, NY as a National TV Media Buyer. She stayed there for just over four years while she obtained her MBA from Ramapo College of NJ. After graduate school, she moved on to be an Account Manager at Giovatto Advertising in Paramus, NJ and was promoted to Senior Account Manager after one year. Currently, she lives in Mahwah, NJ.

Emily Meussner joined The DSM Group as Content Marketing Manager. Previously, Emily worked as the Content Manager at the famous Kleinfeld Bridal in NYC, in addition to being a consulting copywriter for various organizations, such as The Vitamin Shoppe and New York University. In her new role at The DSM Group, Emily will oversee a team of writers as well as manage the content creation process for blogs, eBooks, white papers and more for all inbound marketing clientele. She currently resides in Wayne, NJ with her fiancé.

Gabrielle Infante began her career at The DSM Group as an intern for the traditional advertising department in June of 2016. She is a recent 2017 graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a concentrationn Public Relations. In her new role as Account Services Coordinator, Gabrielle will be responsible for formulating press releases, pitches and media alerts to local and national print media, as well as assisting with market/media research. In addition, she will work on becoming a brand expert for The DSM Group’s clientele. Gabrielle currently resides in Pequannock, NJ with her family.

Kevin Yoo interned in The DSM Group’s Inbound Marketing department in June 2015, two years prior to being hired full-time as Inbound Marketing Account Coordinator. He is a 2016 summa cum laude graduate of Ramapo College of NJ, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Business. During his time between roles at The DSM Group, Kevin worked as an intern for the Digital Marketing department at Jaguar Land Rover North America, where he performed quality assurance of the websites and configurators for both brands. In his new role at The DSM Group, Kevin will be responsible for creating and implementing digital marketing strategies to meet the Agency’s business goals, as well as fostering long-term relationships with clients. He currently resides in Mahwah, NJ with his family.

“Not only are we excited for these new individuals to bring all their talents to our workplace, but they represent a new chapter here at The DSM Group,” said Darren Magarro, President and CEO of The DSM Group. “We have grown exponentially in the past few years and could not be happier to expand our team. Having recently moved into our new office, our new employees signify the advancements and overall progress of our agency. It is an exciting expansion and we are thrilled to have them on board.”

The DSM Group has recently received many accolades. The Agency became the first and only platinum HubSpot certified agency partner in NJ, three of its employees (Ryerson Kipp, Jason Diller and Leon Grassi) were inductees for the 2017 Jersey's Best Marketing & Communications Professionals Under 40 award and Darren Magarro was recently a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® 2017 Award in the New Jersey Region. The Agency has also received the SmartCEO Small Business Awards – Sales & Marketing in 2014 as well as the SmartCEO Corporate Culture Awards – New York in 2015.

For more information about The DSM Group, please visit its website, or call (201) 485-7777.

About The DSM Group:

Founded by Darren Magarro in 2007, The DSM Group is a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency located in Bergen County, NJ. The firm works closely with clients in the education, health, hospitality, retail, service, financial and legal sectors, offering growth-based marketing, advertising and public relation services with a focus on driving tangible ROI for its clients.

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