GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Karen Morstad and Associates (KM&A), an advertising and marketing firm, has announced that Ed O'Callaghan has joined the firm as creative director and April Langus has been named account manager. Additionally, the firm has launched a creative new website to showcase its innovative services and areas of expertise.

In his position as creative director, Mr. O'Callaghan is responsible for translating strategic marketing objectives into compelling visual campaigns for clients. Prior to a successful independent design and advertising venture called "ED LAND," he was the co-founder and creative director of DCF Advertising, a highly creative full-service agency located in Tribeca, New York. Mr. O'Callaghan was heralded in ADWEEK Magazine for the breakthrough Manhattan Mini Storage "I Store" campaign and was featured in the New York Times for his smoking cessation work for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. A member of the Art Directors Club, Mr. O'Callaghan earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and also attended the Parsons School of Design, New York.

Ms. Langus brings more than nine years of experience in advertising to KM&A where she will be responsible for maintaining excellent client relationships and the day-to-day account management and development of various marketing projects. Most recently, she was marketing services manager at Media Marketing Associates in Chappaqua, NY, a magazine publishing network, where she executed media plans for clients including Microsoft, VISA, American Express and Hewlett-Packard. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in communications from Ithaca College, New York.

KM&A has also launched a new website to communicate the firm's sophisticated out-of-the-box thinking and knowledge of the marketing and communications arena. The website's concept and design was developed based on the firm's philosophy that there "are no solutions on the shelf" and as such, fresh perspectives and innovative thinking are the hallmark of creative advertising and marketing solutions for each individual client. Please visit the new KM&A website at

About Karen Morstad & Associates LLC:

Founded in 2004 by seasoned marketing veteran Karen Morstad, KM&A offers tailored marketing solutions designed to inform and motivate an audience. Experts in the field of visual communications and with more than 65 years of collective marketing experience, KM&A works with an exclusive group of clientele, including banking, brokerage, communications, family entertainment and apparel, providing personal and dedicated service to meet individual marketing needs. For more information, please visit

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