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Sunny505 and Marketing Solutions Join Forces

Two of the state’s largest marketing communications firms have joined forces. Effective January 1st, Marketing Solutions has joined Sunny505. The merger makes Sunny505 the largest communications firm in New Mexico with gross billings of more than $12 million and a total of 20 employees. Laura Smigielski Garcia, Marketing Solutions CEO, will stay on with the company as well as the entire Marketing Solutions team.

“We are very excited about this partnership and the expansion of our team,” said Joanie Griffin, Sunny505 CEO. “We are very bullish on both New Mexico and the economic outlook for 2023, and our enhanced capabilities means we are ready to work with more clients and make an even greater impact in the state.”

“We have been working out the details over the past year, and have loved working together on new projects,” Smigielski Garcia added. “Joanie and I share similar business philosophies and have been pleasantly surprised at the synergy between our agencies.  Our teams have come together seamlessly, and we know the partnership will mean greater results for our clients and their initiatives.”

A partial roster of Sunny505’s clients include New Mexico Department of Transportation, New Mexico Beef Council, Sandia Resort & Casino, The Education Plan, Delta Dental and AVANGRID.