Paul Gumbinner spent 20 years in advertising. He is one of the few recruiters who has run an advertising agency. His advertising credentials include experience in virtually every category of products and services – package goods, cosmetics, broadcasting, financial services, publishing, retail, travel and leisure, fast food and business-to-business.
Paul has written about advertising and advertising related personnel matters and has
been published in the key advertising industry trade publications – Advertising Age and AdWeek. Paul has been quoted in many general publications as well – Forbes, Fortune, Newsweek, to name a few.
Paul’s blog about advertising, View from Madison Avenue is read by hundreds of advertising executives each week. This popular commentary and common sense advice is sought after by candidates and clients alike. He also loves to tell funny stories.
Paul is one of the only advertising recruiters to be listed in Who’s Who in Advertising,
Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in Media and
As a member of the American Advertising Federation’s Speakers Bureau, Paul is a
popular guest lecturer and speaks about advertising and recruiting throughout the
His search firm,The Gumbinner Companyrecruits advertising executives for advertising agencies and corporations
The firm handles general advertising, direct, digital / interactive, event and promotion and recruits at all levels of the business:
• Agency Management
• Account Management
• Account Planners
• Strategic Planners
• Senior Media Executives
• Agency Financial Executives
• Corporate Advertising Executives
The firm prides itself on the tenure of its placements. All candidates are met in person. "We are partners in our clients and our candidates. We know advertising."