Halo Hires McNamara

Patrick McNamara has joined the advertising division of The Halo Group as an account executive. In his new position, McNamara will handle all integrated marketing and strategic communications programs for the New York agency’s key clients. He arrives at the shop from Hampel/Stefanides, where he oversaw the production of Court TV‘s print, radio, television, outdoor and Internet advertising, including the development of the 2002 Effie Award-winning campaign for the cable show’s original programming. Prior to joining Hampel/Stefanides, McNamara worked at Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG (now Euro RSCG/MVBMS Partners), where he handled a variety of accounts, including the MCI Worldcom 10-10-220 business.