McMurry Announces Acquisition of Video-Creation Firm
Spark opened in 1996 and has created content for RadioShack, Foot Locker, Deloitte, World Trade Center, Time Warner Center, Nissan, Infiniti, HP, Disney Epcot, Clinique, Estée Lauder, Vogue, Canon, Pfizer, Verizon, The Discovery Channel, Food Network and Ringling Brothers. With on-site editing suites and workstations, Spark also offers cost-efficient post-production options for broadcast clients, independent producers and production companies.
The addition of Spark to McMurry boosts McMurry’s staff to nearly 200 in four offices, including in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz., and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. McMurry was already the largest marketing communications firm based in Arizona, and among the top 200 in the United States based on billings.
McMurry, with four offices in Arizona and New York, offers a complete line of marketing communications services to a variety of clientele, including GlaxoSmithKline, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co., Amtrak, CBS, Aon, CVS Caremark, Waste Management, Liberty Mutual, PNC, 24 Hour Fitness and Thomson Reuters, as well as resources to more than 10,000 corporate professionals. The company has specialized practices in healthcare, finance and insurance. It is among the largest independent marketing communications companies in the U.S. and is recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management as one of the top five “Best Small Companies to Work For” in the U.S.