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For the 10th straight year Single Source will donate backpacks to Beverly Bootstraps. They are fully loaded with everything a 6th, 7th or 8th grader would need. This brings our total to 1,450!

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Team Kids 360, a non-profit charity that was created by JOH and Single Source, conquers the Pan Mass Challenge again!

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Fail to plan? Plan to fail. Align Credit Union's Strategic Planning Meeting sets the course for success in the uber-competitive financial arena.

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Some walk. Some run. But we all support the fight against ALS.

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Backyard Farms’ Jim Darroch and Duncan McSweeney riding stores with Rick, Tara and Linda.

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The North Shore YMCA's Rob Thatcher and Michaela Schmalz review creative for the Annual Campaign.

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Align Credit Union's CEO Ken Del Rossi and Single Source joke with Janet's production crew before a shoot.

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Family matters. Rick and Ron Bertolami, cousins and co-owners of JB Sash and Door, are bookended by Ben and Rick, during an event at Fenway Park.

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Greg, Suzanne and Tara clown around as they pack up basketballs and backboards commemorating JOH’s 60th Anniversary.

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Adult Foster Care of the North Shore’s Joe Woodbury, Rosie McKenna, Dr. Cynthia Bjorlie, Lisa and Rick celebrate during a luncheon honoring caregivers.

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Manifesto

Everyone at Single Source is passionate about understanding our clients’ operational, sales, marketing and merchandising needs. So much so, our clients feel like they have hired an entire Marketing Department and not just an agency.

This allows us to create comprehensive, marketing plans that get measurable results.

We then roll up our sleeves and execute like no one else. Because … Execution Is Everything®

 

Operating Principles

We have been fortunate to have hundreds and hundreds of successes over the past 21 years.

But there are just a handful of principles that have guided us. These will give you insight into how we do business.

  1. Hire great talent.
  2. Commit yourself to quality from day one.
  3. It is always about the client’s needs.
  4. Design is not just art. It must be effective.

  1. Good is never good enough.
  2. Do the right thing.
  3. Find a way.
  4. Execution Is Everything®

Team

Rick Alpern

President
Rick Alpern
President 978-777-9992 x12

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Both.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    iPad, iPhone, MacBook Pro, stack of magazines.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Beer and water
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Ocean.
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Dead to Me and any Law & Order rerun
  • Best movies ever?
    My Cousin Vinnie, 3 Days of the Condor, The Shawshank Redemption
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Bruuuuuce
  • Favorite quote?
    “You can have everything in life you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
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Dolores Jarazo Alpern

Chief Operating Officer
Dolores Jarazo Alpern
Chief Operating Officer 978-777-9992 x16

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Love the quietness and stillness of the night. Amazingly productive and focused.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    My nightstand is cascading with Sudoku puzzles, magazines, books, pads, pens, chargers. Oh my!
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Cold, cold beer in a frosty pilsner glass.
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Definitely the ocean.
  • Favorite TV Show(s)?
    Watching Younger. Oh to be 26 again!
  • Best movies ever?
    My Cousin Vinny, Scent of a Woman, Gladiator
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits.
  • Favorite quote?
    The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the sea.
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Linda Kirkland

Creative Director
Linda Kirkland
Creative Director 978-777-9992 x17

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Early riser
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    Don’t have one.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Tito’s Vodka
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Ocean
  • Favorite TV Show(s)?
    Madam Secretary
  • Best movies ever?
    No particular favorite, depends on the day you ask me.
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Elton John
  • Favorite quote?
    Don’t assume or you make an ass out of you and me.
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Andrea Maginnis

Senior Art Director
Andrea Maginnis
Senior Art Director 978-777-9992 x13

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Night Owl! Why would anyone want to get out of bed?
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    iPhone, TV remote, Fire Stick remote, water, alarm clock…why would anyone want to get out of bed?
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    The Wire, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Sopranos, Mad Men
  • Best movies ever?
    One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Winter’s Bone, Memento, Brokeback Mountain, Fargo, Fight Club, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Trainspotting, Big Lebowski, Grand Budapest Hotel, Rushmore, Amelie, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spinal Tap, Apocalypse Now, Citizen Kane, should I stop…
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Would have been Bowie.
  • Favorite quote?
    “It’s such a fine line between stupid, and uh… clever.” ~David St. Hubbins
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Suzanne Fleming

Traffic Manager
Suzanne Fleming
Traffic Manager 978-777-9992 x24

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Early riser. Anything after 6am is sleeping in!
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    iPhone, journal, chapstick
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Yes
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Ocean
  • Favorite TV Show(s)?
    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
  • Best movies ever?
    Too many to list, but would NEVER change the channel on Wizard of Oz, Walk the Line or Beetlejuice.
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Neil Young
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Janet Mansfield

Client Marketing Manager
Janet Mansfield
Client Marketing Manager 978-777-9992 x10

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Early riser. My yellow lab doesn’t let me sleep late.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    Cell phone holder, strawberry-flavored Bonne Bell Lipsmacker, spring water.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    A nice, oaky Chardonnay.
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Ocean, definitely fishing or lobstering on a boat.
  • Guilty TV pleasure?
    Live from Darryl’s House
  • Best movies ever?
    Witness for the Prosecution (with Marlene Dietrich) and A Christmas Carol (with Alastair Sim).
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Would loved to have met David Bowie. But I did get to be in the front row at one of his concerts.
  • Favorite quote?
    “G’eat?” Said by my fiancé, Michael Cornell. He meant to say, “Did you eat?” and it stuck.
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Tara Buoncuore

Client Marketing Manager
Tara Buoncuore
Client Marketing Manager 978-777-9992 x25

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Is 4:30am early? Oh, and don’t bother talking to me after 8:30pm.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    Water, Tums (see answer below) and several stuffed animals for my daughter.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Has anyone ever experienced a baby eating sand? I’ll stick to the pool!
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Gilmore Girls, Game of Thrones
  • Best movies ever?
    Love Actually, The Holiday
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan
  • Favorite quote?
    “Have faith! Everything will turn out exactly as it should.”
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Lisa Hoguet

Client Marketing Manager
Lisa Hoguet
Client Marketing Manager 978-777-9992 x23

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Absolutely a night owl.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    An outdated People magazine and my snooze button.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Always beer … unless it’s a frozen beach drink.
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Can I have an infinity pool overlooking the ocean?
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Game of Thrones, Nashville, Full Frontal w/Samantha Bee
  • Best movies ever?
    Maybe not the best, but my favorite is Stealing Home. Followed by The Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Steel Magnolias and LOTR.
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Jimmy Buffett
  • Favorite quote?
    “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
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Amy Borr

Client Marketing Manager
Amy Borr Single Source Marketing, Client Marketing Manager
Amy Borr
Client Marketing Manager 978-777-9992 x27

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Definitely an early riser!
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    If I were fortunate enough to have a nightstand I wouldn’t have to search for the clicker every morning.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Tito’s and soda water with a splash of cran
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Lake or pool
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Anything on Bravo
  • Best movies ever?
    Superbad, Dirty Dancing and Goodfellas
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Sam Hunt
  • Favorite quote?
    “Because I said so” –my mom
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Greg Walsh

Social Media Manager
Greg Walsh
Social Media Manager 978-777-9992

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Is noon early? No? Then I’m a Night Owl.
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    Phone, iPad, glass of water, headphones and my grandmother’s rosary beads.
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Bud Light
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    Lake in Maine and the ocean down the Cape.
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Mad Men, House of Cards, Friends and The Simpsons.
  • Best movies ever?
    Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption and Ghostbusters.
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Dave Grohl
  • Favorite quote?
    “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda
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Amanda Hayes

Social Media Specialist
Amanda Hayes, Single Source Marketing Social Media
Amanda Hayes
Social Media Specialist 978-777-9992 x14

Little Known Facts

  • Night owl or early riser?
    Early riser – thanks to my cat!
  • What’s on your nightstand?
    My glasses, a glass of water, animal crackers (just in case)
  • Beer, wine, hard stuff or no stuff?
    Nightshift Whirlpool
  • Ocean, lake or pool?
    #lakelife
  • Favorite TV show(s)?
    Game of Thrones!
  • Best movies ever?
    Grease, Practical Magic, Elf
  • Musician you’d like to meet?
    Eddie Vedder
  • Favorite quote?
    “Just keep swimming …” Dory
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