Who We Are

The success of the agency relies on one thing - people. While each of us brings a unique perspective to what we do, we all have a similar goal - to provide you with tangible, measurable results for your business.

 
Jeff Crowl
Chief Executive Officer

Jeff's father, Ray Crowl founded Crowl, Montgomery & Clark in 1959. Jeff joined the agency in 1971 after graduating from Bowling Green State University. He has been named Advertising Person of the Year by the Canton Advertising Club, an affiliate of the American Advertising Federation. Jeff also provides account service management to a variety of clients.

Jeff is very involved in community activities, but can always find time to play plenty of golf - whether here in Ohio, or in Florida.

Harry Knotts


Account Supervisor

Harry brings more than 30 years of sales and marketing experience to CMC, having spent much of that time in the food packing industry. Harry now ensures the agency runs smoothly, by taking on the responsibilities of Human Resources director and managing the day-to-day office needs.

Harry's favorite hobbies are golf, fishing, and vacationing in Tybee Island, Georgia. Harry is also an ordained minister and pastor of Grace Chapel. Recently Harry moved his ministry to a brand new location where he continues to spread the good word.

Rod McGregor


President

Rod has more than 25 years of strategic marketing experience, specifically in new product development, branding and sales channel development. He is also integrally involved in marketing planning for each of the agency's clients. In addition, Rod provides account service management to a number of CMC's clients.

Rod continues to be the tireless leader at CMC, developing new business, seeking out new clients, and keeping us pointed in the direction of always moving forward. When he takes a break, Rod devotes his time to family, friends and the community.

Anne Morrow
Art Director

Anne comes to CMC with 6 years of experience in graphic design after graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design. She started off on the right foot with impeccable design work for several large clients and hasn't looked back since. She has an unflappable attitude and robot-like efficiency, and as an added bonus, brings a great sense of humor to work everyday.

Anne has recently returned to the corporate world after a brief hiatus to raise her 2 children. In addition to being a finger painter and bubble blower, she is a coffee connoisseur and a big fan of adding shows to her Netflix queue.

Julie Safreed


General Manager

Julie's strong organizational skills help her to maintain office cohesion and to tackle various administrative tasks for the agency. She helps in the setup of digital media plans for clients and assists all the account executives.

Julie’s passion for baking has evolved into her own baking business. She loves collecting recipes, cooking and is a true football enthusiast.

Frank Scassa


Creative Director

Frank continues to work on various multimedia projects while also managing clients. His responsibilities include project managing, designing and traveling to different locations for video shoots where he serves as director. Frank also does what he can to make sure the artists are equipped with the newest tools and resources enabling them to continue creating award-winning designs.

Frank has a passion for movies, cooking and biking the trails in the Akron Metro Parks. He also loves working out and taking trips to Maine to see family, hike the mountains, kayak and to just relax and get away from it all.

Chuck Seeley


Account Supervisor

Chuck has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, having been involved with product marketing, advertising and training program development. Chuck also puts his extensive tire knowledge to good use by writing test questions for our client's online training center.

Chuck can be found enjoying the simpler things in life - landscaping and travels with family and friends to various locations including Alaska, where he fought off a polar bear with his bare hands – no pun intended…

Chris Sirgo


Art Director

Celebrating 10 years at CMC, Chris has cemented himself as the go-to guy due to his determination, hard work, and complete inability to complain – a very rare quality in talented designers. Chris' ability to learn new technologies and skills make him an indispensable member of the CMC team.

Chris enjoys listening to new music and canvas painting, and relishes a competitve board game with his kids.