Topin & Associates Expands Its Digital Services With New Hire

CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Topin & Associates ( has added Justin Smith as Web developer, responsible for bringing creative problem solving to Topin's digital projects.

"Justin Smith brings knowledge of open-source content management systems, iPad development, and Web 2.0 technology," said Laura Pionek, Topin's digital producer. "His skills will help us meet our clients' changing needs in the digital space."

Prior to joining Topin & Associates, Smith worked for several companies in the Chicagoland area including Star Events, an event production company that has spent more than a decade developing events in and around Chicago. He redesigned the Star Events website and contributed to the company's social media presence through the creation of custom Facebook apps.

"As the demand for digital marketing expands, it is important for us to add depth not just in design, but also in web development," said Al Topin, president of Topin & Associates. "Justin's skills will help the agency meet and exceed client expectations with a fresh approach."

Smith received his Bachelor of Fine Art's degree with an emphasis on art and technology at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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About Topin & Associates

Topin & Associates is a full-service health care marketing communications agency based in Chicago. Founded in 1982, the agency offers strategic planning, global branding and positioning, creative development, and tactical implementation to help clients achieve their business objectives. Topin & Associates applies the Pepper Logic™ approach — a set of guiding principles unique to the agency — to deliver product, service, and brand campaigns with impact. To learn more about the agency's Pepper Logic™ process, go to or call Al Topin at 312-645-0100.

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