Gleason/Calise Closes Doors

DALLAS–Gleason/Calise/Associates has closed its doors, according to sources. The 15-year-old Dallas agency, which had $50 million in billings last year, abruptly stopped answering its phones last week without any notice to its clients. Founder and president Matthew Gleason, reached at his home on Tuesday, declined comment. The closing follows the loss of several key executives at the shop, including that of partner and chief executive officer Charlie Calise, who left in October to start his own venture. G/C/A clients included ColorTyme, Santera and Mary Kay.