July 27, 2020

BL Welcomes Three New Hires to Support Key Client Growth.

As BL continues its strong multi-year growth trend, the agency is adding top national talent to its Omaha office in creative, PR, and account leadership.

Bailey Lauerman is excited to welcome Joey Googe as Senior Copywriter, relocating from Dallas, Texas; Alfredo Lang as Account Director, relocating from Wichita, Kansas; and Omaha local Rebecca Van Gundy as PR Director.

Each bring significant local and national agency experience, award-winning credentials, and deep category expertise in finance, automotive aftermarket, and consumer package goods that will immediately contribute to BL’s high standards and well-crafted output.


Welcome Senior Copywriter, Joey Googe.

Once again Bailey Lauerman has landed a top industry creative recruit. Joey Googe comes to us from Dallas, Texas, where he spent the last 11 years at The Richards Group. His prestigious career also includes time spent at TBWA\Chiat\Day LA, and Martin Williams in Minneapolis. Joey has created innovative work for well-known brands like Dr. Pepper, Fiat, Shiner Beer, Penzoil, Abercrombie & Fitch, Prestone, Patrón Tequila and Rain-X. Over the years, his ideas have been recognized by notable award shows such as One Show, American Advertising Awards, and the Radio Mercury Awards.

At Bailey Lauerman, Joey will bring his knack for fresh concepts, entertaining storytelling and flawless execution across the agency’s client list. But his primary focus will be on the Phillips 66 Lubricants, Kendall Motor Oil and Bosch automotive accounts.

“Joey is the real deal. An A-level creative talent with an impressive record of innovative campaigns. We expect him to bring added punch to our creative product right out of the gate.”
— Carter Weitz, Chairman/Chief Creative Officer at Bailey Lauerman.

Do you want to get in contact with Joey? Give him a shout at  [email protected].


Welcome Account Director Alfredo Lang.

Alfredo comes to us from Signal Theory in Kansas with nearly ten years of experience in account management. He started his career at BBDO in New York before moving to Energy BBDO in Chicago. Over the years, Alf has served clients such as Cargill, Gillette, LG Mobile and S.C. Johnson. As a former Husker, Alf is excited to move back to Nebraska with his family.

At Bailey Lauerman Alf will lead the Bosch business and support projects on the United Healthcare account.

“Alf has packed incredible experience into the last decade working at top agencies and with storied national and international brands. We’re so excited to welcome him home and see his passion at work with our clients.”
— Jessica Jarosh, Head of Account Leadership

Do you want to get in contact with Alfredo Lang? Email him at [email protected].


Welcome Public Relations Director, Rebecca Van Gundy.

Rebecca joins the Connections team with over fourteen years of communication and development experience. Most recently she worked at Bozell as a Senior Public Relations Strategist for clients like First National Bank of Omaha, 529 College Savings Plans, Sioux Honey Co-op Association, College World Series, as well as multiple real estate and financial institutions. Her passion is helping organizations in highly regulated industries identify key messages and sharing them in ways that resonate with their target audiences.

“Successful PR requires listening with innate curiosity and keen ability to turn insights into a defined communication strategy. Rebecca has spent years building these core skills. She has an impressive drive for excellence, demonstrated expertise, and a genuine personality that is already earning clients’ trust.”
— Kathleen Al-Marhoon, APR, Head of Public Relations

At Bailey Lauerman Rebecca will be working on the Flagstar Bank, Phillips 66 Lubricants, and Kendall Motor Oil accounts.

Do you want to get in contact with Rebecca Van Gundy? Email her at [email protected].


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