Scott Merriman

Odato Marketing Group has announced the appointment of Scott Merriman as creative director for its Tampa Bay- and Pittsburgh-based team.

A Pittsburgh native, Merriman is well known in his hometown, having served in two of that city’s respected boutique agencies as creative and digital director and as a senior graphic/web designer. His extensive experience includes creative work for brands such as GNC, rue21, McCain Foods, Rich Products, Bing, Microsoft, Highmark, PPG and Eaton.

“Scott joined our team earlier this year and he has proven himself to be a smart, digital-savvy art director with a strong work ethic and a deep well of ideas,” said agency president Rich Odato. “He has earned the respect of our entire team, especially in the vital areas of digital and video production, and we are looking forward to his contributions and leadership.”


Odato Marketing integrates leading-edge digital marketing with long-established techniques using a model designed to help clients “Outsmart, Not Outspend™.” Founded in 2004, the agency’s advertising, PR, web and video-production clients include top hospitals, colleges, consumer brands and manufacturers. Odato Marketing and its clients have earned many results-based awards, most notably “Marketer of the Year” awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013 from the American Marketing Association in Pittsburgh.

For more information or to schedule a consultation with one of Odato Marketing’s Sarasota-, Pittsburgh- or Tampa-based business development leaders contact us today.