Charlotte, N.C. – Charlotte-based digital agencies Myjive, Inc. and UNION, LLC today announced the two organizations have merged, creating a new digital marketing powerhouse which will operate under the UNION brand name.
The agencies were friendly competitors, whose owners recognized the similarities between their companies team culture and specialization in the digital space. Myjive partners Albert Banks and Ron Edelen and UNION’s partners Banks Wilson and Christy Holland embraced the recent opportunity to merge as it provides a swell of benefits for their companies and clients.
With a combined total 31 years experience and over 100 industry awards, both agencies have earned a solid reputation for their work with some of the largest brands in the Southeast including Volvo Trucks, Brighthouse Financial, Diversey, NASCAR, CVS, Duke Energy, CPI Security and Regal Boats. Recognized by Charlotte Business Journal for its rapid growth and leadership in Charlotte’s expanding technology workforce, UNION’s year over year growth is seen as a true Charlotte success story.
With an anticipated 75 employees and $10 million in revenue by the end of 2018, UNION attracts top digital marketing talent and serves it’s clients with forward thinking digital experiences and campaigns that are built on strategy and optimized with data.
“Both companies have a unique entrepreneurial spirit, which allows us to continually innovate and prove our strength as market leaders. Our combined experience, processes, and knowledge will result in new client solutions. We are thrilled to be a part of this next evolution of the agency,” said Albert Banks.
“Our passionate digital talent has a commitment to innovation and collaboration.” said Banks Wilson. “Teaming with Myjive provides the perfect complement to our digital offerings. We are not only welcoming new and accomplished team members, but also expanding the agency’s capabilities with an in-house studio for the creation of video content, motion graphics, animation, CGI, photography, virtual reality, and augmented reality. It’s an exciting season at UNION. We’re grateful to our clients who have trusted and partnered with us for remarkable results. The best is yet to come.”
Myjive is a group of digital service-based businesses. Through its businesses South and Untold, the group provides digital marketing, technology and production solutions. Myjive businesses put digital to work; using technology, creativity and smarts to create progressive solutions for ambitious companies.