We are a perfectly formed creative agency
based in Ocean Springs, MS
Providing the best in Graphic Design, Web Design, and Advertising.
Ad.In prides itself on its extraordinary creative capabilities and marketing techniques. Unlike many firms, the majority of Ad.In’s work is created from scratch, and tailored to fit each customer’s needs. The Ad.In team is dedicated to quality, and we work diligently to create the best looking, most effective product possible. Our goal is to partner with clients who share our desire for excellence, and who appreciate a customized approach.
Our rapidly growing agency is talented, progressive, and fully engaged in both traditional and social media demographics. Each member of the Ad.In team contributes a unique skill set and an exceptional knowledge of Marketing, Technology, Media, and Merchandising.
Affordable Professional Services with top quality support
Branding & Identity
A well-defined and executed brand strategy affects all aspects of a business and is directly connected to consumer needs, emotions, and competitive environments.
In a constantly changing advertising world, we maintain a steady, experienced hand on the traditional media outlets of video and audio production.
The most effective media strategy comes from a keen understanding of the brand and deep insight into your consumer. We believe in the power of invention and the exponential return on investment (ROI) that results from strategic media placement and monitored ad traffic.
Print Design & Merchandise
Print media enhances and supports a brand when tactile pieces are needed to showcase your identity. A classic and easy way to advertise your brand is through product design, packaging, and displays that stimulate consumers to notice a company.
Responsive Web Design
A website is the #1 way to reflect your brand to a world that finds everything online. With the target audience in mind, each of our web designs is unique and thoughtfully created.
Today’s communication is an array of Internet-based social platforms with the power to increase and enhance sharing your brand’s message. Our team manages these platforms to help grow your clientele, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and countless other social media outlets.
The Ad.In Ad.vantage
- Beverly Dees
- Michelle Harbison
- Jenifer Davis
- Paul Donnell
- Lina Wagoner
- Jamey Foster
- Yolanda Cruz
- Rolando Teixeiro
- Carrie Kilgore
Owner/ Art Director
"It’s amazing what can be accomplished if you don’t care who gets the credit. ~Harry Truman"
Obsessed with anything orange or copper • Loves chasing a yellow ball with a racquet (and hitting it, and sometimes others) • Practical joker/prankster wannabe • Lizard wizard
Beverly Dees, a native of Jackson County and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, graduated from Ole Miss in 1992 with a BA in Art and minor in Journalism. In 1994, she created Ad.In, a company dedicated to customer-tailored solutions to meet the advertising and branding needs of South Mississippi businesses.
Since that time, Ad.In has continued to grow with the Mississippi Gulf Coast market needs – on a purely referral basis. Beverly’s combination of design background and her ability to create effective marketing campaigns and concepts allows her to envision and deliver her clients’ brand potential. Her extraordinary ability to create one-of-a-kind artwork that communicates the clients’ intended messages is second to none. With a proven success record delivering strong returns on investment, Beverly has the experience, vision and knowledge of the Mississippi Gulf Coast market to be a true asset in leading the charge for this mission.
Beverly works tirelessly to make sure every Ad.In project is produced to the highest of standards visually, creatively and effectively. Each year, Beverly donates hundreds of hours to non-profits on the Coast, such as the American Red Cross, Walter Anderson Museum, various programs for the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.
When she is not busy making her clients’ lives easier, Beverly enjoys playing tennis, going out on her family’s boat and spending time with her husband, Hale Dees, her son, Wesley, and daughter, Sydney.
Director of Business Development
"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt"
Live, team trivia geek. Self-proclaimed, weakest link • Enjoys fantasizing about cellulite free legs while spinning at home studio (TV mounted on garage wall) • Considers ”Mom” is the best name, yet hardest job ever • Could live out the lyrics to the Zach Brown Band’s, “Life Is Good Today” everyday
Michelle Harbison grew up in Colorado, where she studied Business Management and started her career before making the Mississippi Coast her home in 1999. Michelle and her husband, Chris, have been married for sixteen years and have two children, Cole & Ashlyn. She began working for
Ad.In in 2003 and “loves working for a company that gets excited about work and really cares about client outcomes.”
With over two decades of marketing and sales experience, Michelle understands that
Ad.In ’s success is reliant on the success of our clients and their Ad.In experience. Passionate about achieving clients’ goals, Michelle provides a valuable perspective in aligning clients with result-oriented strategies.
"Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy!"
Addicted to design • Fraidy cat of all bugs • Ocean dweller • DIY expert • Photography princess
Jenifer Davis is a Florida native raised in St. Augustine, Florida, now residing in Gulfport. With three years of training as a specialist of web development and SEO, she oversees, builds, and maintains each website with exceptional attention and care. With 30+ websites under her belt with
Ad.In , Jenifer is familiar with the dynamics of web development in both her professional and personal life, creating and maintaining websites for her own entrepreneurial endeavors.
Her extensive background in banking ensures the highest level of online security for our clients. Jenifer is no stranger to wearing other hats, including social and digital media, and traditional media purchasing and auditing. Her attention to detail combined with technological skill set proves to be a great asset to
"Are you gonna eat that?"
Doodling since the development of motor skills • Coffee fiend • Was sorted into Hufflepuff House on
Pottermore.com • Enjoys a pint of Guinness from time to time
Paul Donnell is a native of the Jackson area who moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast upon completing his BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Southern Mississippi. An award winning web and graphic designer on the
Ad.In team, Paul brings an artistic and unique touch to each of his projects, focusing on design and creative strategy. With his background in photography and passion for all things art, Paul is a creative treasure of Ad.In .
When he steps away from his mac, Paul spends time perfecting his photography skills, playing the guitar, ukulele, banjo and harmonica, painting, running and spending time with his wife, Ashley, and dog, Elsa.
Project Manager/ Customer Service Representative
A closet germaphobe • Strongly loves organization (on the verge of being obsessive about it) • Has a weakness for chocolate and Target • Won’t eat the last bite of a sandwich (who knows why, but I always leave it)
Lina Wagoner, a native of Nashville, TN, graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. After graduation, she took on the role of regional manager at a custom-print apparel shop, where she was successful for five years in maintaining high organizational and leadership skills. Combined with her eye for design and passion for customer service, Lina provides countless resources to
When not conducting the
Ad.In Team, Lina enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, and their two children, Brayden and Brielle.
"Never fight a man that buys his ink by the barrel and his paper by the ton."
My priorities are God, Family, Friends, then everything else. • I have successfully built more than 7 national recognized brands, and more than 5 local brands specific to the Gulf Coast. • I have marketed at least 10 theatrical films, one that starred Willie Nelson, Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristoferson, and Lyle Lovett. • I’ve been to 48 of the 50 United States. • I am a die hard SAINTS fan, and lover of all things that involve crawfish! GEAUX SAINTS!
Jamey Foster is a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Jamey also attended the Academy of Art College in San Francisco and graduated from Full Sail University with a degree in Film, emphasis in Motion Pictures & Television Broadcast. Jamey is a Google Certified Partner in Analytics and AdWords, a Facebook Marketing Specialist, and DoubleClick Certified with Bid Manager and Advanced Search.
Jamey’s experience as owner of his own agency and Digital Marketer has prepared him to become a valuable asset to the Ad.In team, able to serve in multiple specialties. He has a background in social media and content marketing, data and metrics for paid campaigns, and in design and web development. Jamey’s favorite part of being of Ad.In is being in a team of visionaries and pioneers who push client’s ideas into reality. “When you are working with a team of talented individuals, the sky is the limit.”
"You can make anything by writing ~ C.S. Lewis"
Lover of all things food • Ambivert with introverted tendencies • Movie buff • Appreciates Marvel and DC equally
Yolanda Cruz is a Gulf Coast native and alumna of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s in News Editorial Journalism. She’s served as a reporter and editor at the Student Printz student newspaper, staff writer at the Hattiesburg American, and Digital Content Producer at WDAM-TV. This experience allows Yolanda to write in a variety of styles, and she knows how to work on a deadline. With a developing eye for design and an interest in photography, Yolanda is also able to serve as a roving reporter for Ad.In’s latest project, JaxCoHome.
Web Programmer/ Support
"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. ~Ben Franklin"
Lifelong Learner • Aquarium and Terrarium keeper • Closet Herbalist • Code Wizard • And Coffee Connoisseur
Rolando Teixeiro, a palm-tree hugging Floridian, is a gifted web programmer and problem-solver. Acting as the main left-brainer of the group, Rolando works tirelessly to keep sites secure and up to date, as well as developing solutions for clients’ needs. Being well versed in a multitude of programming languages as well as possessing a keen desire to know more about everything provides an assured advantage when solving the trickiest of problems.
When not securing databases, Rolando enjoys the island life by swimming, fishing, and kayaking around his home. A lover of nature, he tends to a small garden of herbs and spices from around the globe before going indoors to hang out with a diverse range of aquatic friends in their aquascaped vivariums. Sitting among them, and the scent of drying herbs and brewing coffee, creates the perfect mental environment to get “in the zone” when programming.
• Obsessed with celebrities and their lives • Crazy cat lady • Enjoys watching Netflix and sleeping • Lover of music
Carrie Kilgore grew up in Ocean Springs and is a student at Mississippi State University majoring in Marketing and minoring in Public Relations. Carrie was interested in the field to get a look everything that happens behind the scenes. She enjoys being part of the planning to find the best way to promote and market an event or business. Carrie is excited to gain real-world experience during her internship and discover her marketing niche to help her in her career.
Address936 Porter Ave.
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Office Phone(228) 215 0029
Office Hours9am to 5pm
Monday to Friday