A Little Bit About Our Advertising Agency
Sleight Advertising is a progressive advertising agency located in Omaha, Nebraska, that specializes in helping businesses and non-profits achieve impressive growth. Our advertising agency focuses on both traditional and non-traditional marketing methods, including digital marketing, video production advertising, and print media. The remarkable success we achieve for our clients starts with a carefully selected team of savvy marketing professionals whose primary focus is generating results for your business.
What sets the marketing experts at SA apart?
- A Proprietary Online Marketing Program that dramatically increases the effectiveness of your marketing and advertising.
- SA Productions, an exclusive in-house video production company that delivers broadcast-quality advertising videos designed to increase sales and build a strong, sustainable brand.
- A Research-Based Creative Strategy focused on connecting strongly with your target market.
Sleight Advertising has helped businesses across the nation grow drastically and prosper through comprehensive marketing campaigns developed by our agency professionals. We invite you to learn more about how our advertising agency can give you the competitive edge you need to succeed.
If your style is a phone or video call, we are standing by ready to learn about your business and the challenges we can help you overcome with our up-to-date marketing strategies.
Learn More About Our Advertising Services
Learn more about our online marketing services, video production advertising, and more. Call (402) 334-3530 to discover what makes our marketing strategies stand out from the competition.
Proudly serving the Omaha, NE community.
"I have to tell you how impressed I am with the website, and specifically Trevor and Stephanie. They are doing a fantastic job, and I am so excited about our new website. We are so glad that we decided to go ahead with this and can't wait to see the finished product. I can see why you guys are voted Best in Omaha!! Thank you for everything!"− Traci Hanel, Realtor, Prestige Homes
"Since I started using Sleight for all my advertising needs, my business has grown over 25%. The production team at Sleight was really quite amazing…the lighting crew, the camera crew, the makeup, their overall professional level; I was blown away by the result. I had never seen this level of work before."− Tom DiGregorio, Owner, AquaGuard Basement Systems
"Sleight’s fine account representatives have helped us stay within our budget while creating amazing strategies to reach our target audience through print, online, radio, and television venues. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a partner to be efficient and effective in their marketing and communications of their organization."− Cynthia Cook, Marketing Project Manager, Park Ridge Hospital
"Brooke and the staff at Sleight Advertising have been really great to work with. They helped us with the production of a new TV commercial and a newly designed website. From start to finish, I was amazed at how smoothly the whole process went. We now have a fabulous new and up-to-date commercial that my entire staff is proud of. I highly recommend using Sleight Advertising, they have been a real asset to this company and I look forward to working with them on future advertising projects."− Bryan Caton, Owner, Midland Marble & Granite
Meet the SA Team
Iris SleightPresident & Media Strategist
Iris attended the University of Maryland, but it was her teenage fascination with radio that laid the groundwork for her impact on the media world. Iris began her career working for KBEQ, a powerhouse Top 40 station in Kansas City, as one of the first women to break into radio sales. Iris was eventually promoted into Sales Management, which attracted the attention of an ad agency that convinced her to bring her expertise into the agency world. Now, over 25 years later, Iris’ trademark passion for negotiation, account service and results are evident everywhere you turn in the agency.
Andrew graduated from the State University of New York with a degree in Psychology, but his freshman year at the University of Kansas made him a lifelong Jayhawk. Thanks to an absurdly low draft number, Andrew volunteered to defend America’s skies at a Nike Hercules Missile Battery. After returning to civilian life, he began a career in sales and promotion with several Fortune 500 companies, including Warner Brothers, Bristol Myers, and Guidant Corporation. Andrew has pioneered Sleight Advertising’s unique, multi-dimensional approach to providing companies with the marketing tools and branding expertise they need to achieve their critical objectives. He is a published author and is a passionate advocate of organic search optimization and organic farming.
Rob RancePresident, Digital Division
Rob has a degree in Electronics and qualifications in Nuclear Engineering, but he found his true passion in Digital Marketing. With over 15 years of experience in Digital Marketing, long before Google came to prominence, Rob knows how to deploy online marketing strategies, including search engine optimization, to drive real results for a business. As a former Officer in the Royal Navy and National Online Marketing Director, Rob has a diverse background that has prepared him to fearlessly helm a team of creatives and strategists armed with big ideas, analytics, and a dash of freakiness. Rob is a Google-certified online marketing expert and is passionate about using on-and off-page SEO, SEM, social media, and other white hat techniques to deliver measurable results for clients.
Taylor SiedlikAccount Manager
Taylor graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, focusing on Magazine Journalism and Advertising. During her time in college, Taylor interned for Meredith Corporation as an SEO Digital Media Intern. She optimized YouTube videos for brands, like Better Homes and Gardens, Parents and Fitness Magazine. After living in Des Moines for four years, she decided to move back to her hometown of Omaha. Taylor’s drive to apply her digital knowledge led her to Sleight Advertising to begin her career. She is eager to learn as much information as possible and develop a keen eye for detail in this industry. During her off time, Netflix usually isn’t too far from Taylor’s grasp, as she loves getting invested in new TV shows and movies.
Bonnie DonnellyDirector of Client Services - Digital
Bonnie graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Media and Journalism with emphasis in Advertising and Public Relations. After college, she spent a summer in Alaska, then returned to the Midwest to pursue a career in media. She worked as a sales assistant at a Sioux City TV station, discovering her passion for media buying, which prompted her to move to Omaha to work for Sleight Advertising. She has worked as a media assistant, media buyer, and an account manager. She loves growing in this industry and learning new things. Bonnie grew up in small town in South Dakota, but she loves Omaha and all it has to offer.
Kala ReedSenior Account Manager
Kala earned her Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Marketing and brings over seven years of marketing experience to the Sleight team. Her passion for marketing started in Colorado Springs and eventually led her to move to Lincoln where she spent four years working as a marketing representative for a group of radio stations. As a Senior Account Manager, she loves working closely with clients to develop comprehensive marketing strategies that help grow their business. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family and friends. She’s also a great cook and enjoys singing.
Erin EckermanDirector of Client Services
Erin attended college in Sioux City, IA and earned her degree in Advertising with a minor in Mass Communication. She has acquired over 10 years of experience in the marketing industry and previously worked at other ad agencies before joining the Sleight team. Her passion is helping clients achieve their goals through marketing. She loves building brands and executing strategic campaigns that help clients grow their business. When she’s not busy developing marketing plans, she’s an avid soccer fan and loves watching live music.
Sara BakerAccount Manager
Sara is an Omaha native and earned her Journalism degree at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising. Before she joined the Sleight team, she acquired 8 years of experience in Advertising and Account Management. She spent a few years working for the Omaha World-Herald in print, digital and publication advertising. She’s well-rounded in her marketing experience and loves working closely with clients to develop strategic marketing campaigns. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her two sons and her husband. When she needs some time to herself, she loves a good book and a good pedicure.
Debra SmithMedia Buyer
Debra began her professional life as a music teacher in Omaha, The Bahamas, and California. Eventually her love of books drew her to a new career in publishing, and she spent the next 13 years at Bethany House in Bloomington, Minnesota. As the Fiction Marketing Manager, she discovered a love for advertising and for creating effective marketing plans. With help from a matchmaking sister-in-law, she met and married an Omaha man and is thrilled to be back in her hometown and part of the outstanding team at Sleight Advertising.
Rachel WilliamsMedia Buyer
Rachel graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a Communication degree, with emphasis in advertising and public relations. She returns to the advertising world after previous stints in marketing and communications. She received her Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and most recently spent several years as development coordinator for a non-profit organization. Rachel is excited to return to the advertising industry and be part of the Sleight Advertising team as a Media Buyer. When she’s not in the office, she loves taking road trips, visiting the beach, or trying new restaurants around town.
Jeff ArmstrongCreative Director
Jeff graduated from Northwest Missouri State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting and Theatre. Additionally, he has a Master of Science in Education, Teaching and Instructional Technology. Jeff started out his career as a Graphic Designer in St. Joseph, Missouri and eventually found his way into Video Production as a Media Producer at KJO Media in Kansas City. Now he is here at Sleight Advertising as our Creative Director, seeing projects through from concept to conception. When he’s not working, he can’t stop talking about music, whether it be his vinyl collection, concerts or music memorabilia.
Stephanie AgustinGraphic and Web Designer
Stephanie graduated from the Creative Center Art College in Omaha, with her Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design in 2010. Before joining Sleight Advertising, Stephanie worked at the AIM Institute, a non-profit devoted to promoting IT in the Midwest, as their Graphic Designer. With her ambitious attitude towards design and work, she devotes herself to beautiful, yet functional design. She believes in continual learning, and that evolving makes for a better designer, a better employee and an all-around better person. Stephanie and her husband Ryan have an active toddler, 3 lovely dogs, and 2 pigeons.
Danny ThompsonProduction Manager
Danny graduated from Northwest Missouri State University, where he earned his Bachelors in Broadcasting. He joined the Sleight Advertising team as an intern and quickly became SA’s Production Manager. Previously, he worked predominately as a freelancer with an advertising agency in Kansas City. His professional passion lies with the story; he is always looking for new ways to utilize imagery to tell a story, and in turn, perfect his craft. Some would call him a Batman enthusiast, but he openly admits that “geek” may be a more accurate term.
Kristen AdamsSocial Media Manager
Kristen is a Kansas City native and joins the Sleight team with over six years of digital marketing experience. She obtained a Journalism degree from the University of Kansas, with an emphasis in Strategic Communication. Her first job out of college was a PPC Buyer at an ad agency for three years, then she moved agencies and transitioned into the social media side of marketing for another three years. Social marketing is her passion and is she eager to help Sleight clients grow their business through social media. When she’s not posting or tweeting away, she loves going to concerts or travelling to new places.
Wendy GoodmanMedia Assistant
Wendy graduated from High School at Tri-Center and went to ICS, where she received a certificate for Psychiatric Technician. Before coming to Sleight Advertising, Wendy worked as a Traffic and Billing Coordinator at Cox Media for ten years. She is very passionate about getting things done and learning new things. She loves spending time with her son, Justin, and daughter, Melinda, along with her lovely grandkids.
Tab is one of the original employees at Sleight Advertising. She attended Arizona Western College, where she learned the agency world from the ground up. For eight years, she worked in accounting in the Arizona farming industry for companies such as Dole, Fresh Express and Taylor Farms. Thanks to this wealth of experience, Tab has been instrumental in the creation of many of the customer service processes we have at the agency.
Nancy comes to Sleight Advertising with over 20 years of Accounting experience. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. She is passionate about providing up to date and accurate financial records for the company. Nancy has two wonderful boys, and in her free time she enjoys scrapbooking.
Margaret MorelandPublic Relations Director
Margaret is the Public Relations Coordinator here at Sleight Advertising. Prior to joining the agency, Margaret worked for IBM. She has a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting, and like many of the Sleight team members, her title doesn’t even begin to describe her responsibilities and value. Margaret writes press releases, oversees press relations and promotions, while balancing schedules and coordinating interviews.