Thursday 22 October 2020
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Augustine Agency Expands Global Growth Strategies | Hires Barbara D’Amato

Augustine Agency Expands Global Growth Strategies | Hires Barbara D’Amato

Dallas Marketing Agency Reports Strong Growth, Looks to Broaden Technology Portfolio

Augustine Agency, one of North Texas’ fastest-growing fully-integrated marketing agencies, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Barbara D’Amato, who will focus on Augustine’s global growth strategies and serve as a board advisor to the agency. D’Amato will strategize on acquiring private equity accounts with an emphasis on technology as the agency looks to broaden its growing portfolio in Texas and beyond.

“Barbara is truly a multi-industry specialist and a strong business developer in both public and private markets,” said Robert Nelson, chief executive officer of Augustine Agency. “As we look into new business opportunities within the technology space, Barbara’s vision and growth strategy leadership will no doubt make an impact and drive our development forward in this sector.”

D’Amato brings more than 30 years of commercial and investment banking experience working with a variety of industries including technology, financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds, healthcare and biotech trades. She has also held leadership positions for multi-billion-dollar multinational banks such as BNP Paribas US and Global Banking, Comerica Bank and Bank of America’s Global Capital Markets. D’Amato is also an experienced corporate board director and was previously recognized for the development of global strategic relationships to promote Foreign Trade and Investments under the U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Mission. 

“I couldn’t be more excited to join Augustine and help lead new business in the technology space,” said D’Amato. “Augustine is a leader in consumer behavior, a force of nature in its creative and digital marketing solutions. I am thrilled to be expanding the agency’s leadership team to identify unique opportunities for innovation as we enter an era of artificial intelligence and digital acceleration. Augustine’s portfolio of best in class solutions presents an exciting opportunity to further growth for top consumer brands by delivering the most memorable and impactful ad campaigns in the market. The technology market opportunity in Texas is significant. To be part of the overall vision of growth and development in this space is truly amazing.”

Augustine opened its DFW metroplex office in 2015 and its growth remains strong with top clients in the area including Avocados From Mexico and Mission Foods. To learn more about Augustine, go to

Augustine Agency is a highly recognized fully-integrated marketing agency with offices in Irving, Texas, Roseville, Calif. and Reno, Nev. Founded in 1996 in the Greater Sacramento area, Augustine has been the “make it happen” agency for nearly 25 years representing a diverse set of local and national clients including food, destination and home builder verticals. Augustine has nearly 50 full-time employees specialized in consumer and category insights, brand development, creative strategy and design, public relations, media planning and buying, website design and development, social media and digital marketing. The company has won numerous awards for its work including MAME, Addy, BANN-ER and PRSA awards. To learn more about Augustine’s work, visit

Augustine Agency

Daring yet humble, street smart with style, rule breakers and game changers–we are Augustine and for more than 20 years we’ve been the “make it happen” agency in Sacramento. We are a full-service, get-it-done kind of place that works for brands all over the world, primarily focused in the real estate, tourism, and food verticals. But our real passion lies in developing ideas that drive people to act. We tell stories that make a difference, change people’s lives, teach them something new. This is why our work matters. We are helping people eat better, live better, relax better because of the messages we develop, the stories we tell, the connections we make.