President & Chief Creative Officer
Justin studied Integrative Arts at Penn State University and began working in the agency and corporate world soon after completing college. As a Communications Director he worked with brands including Marriott, Hilton, John Deere, as well as a few politicians. This is when his passion for marketing and advertising really took hold and in 2003 he founded The JLS Agency to continue his vision of helping businesses, large and small, become leaders in their industry through engaging and effective marketing communications.
Having a background in the research, creative, and analytical realms of marketing, Justin is able to develop a strong concept with his team, execute, and provide educated feedback on the results. His precise attention to detail, innovative thinking, and knack for hiring top talent has won the agency several prestigious national and international marketing and creative awards upon it’s inception.
Because of the agency’s rapid growth and increase in clientele both in the U.S. and South America, Justin decided Miami, FL was the perfect location for the new headquarters, as well as keeping a satellite office in State College, PA to service our northeast clients. “Miami is filled with this entrepreneurial spirit that I knew I wanted to be a part of. It is also a mecca for Latin Americans who envision offering their products and services to the U.S. market. There is a lot of synergy between these businesses and my agency and I’m grateful to have the opportunity to work with them.”
From start up companies to major corporations, Justin helps transform brands in a very positive way.
Get to Know Justin
Person Justin admires:
- David Ogilvy - Co-Founder of Ogilvy and Mather, Author of Ogilvy on Advertising
Three albums Justin is listening to:
- Rival Schools: Pedals
- Deftones: Koi No Yokan
- My Morning Jacket: Z
Justin’s three favorite websites: