Sam Ruchlewicz, VP at Warschawski, Named Daily Record 2020 VIP List Winner

BALTIMORE – July 16, 2020 – Warschawski, a full-service advertising, marketing, digital, public relations, branding, web design, videography/photography, and crisis communications agency, is thrilled to announce that Sam Ruchlewicz, Vice President of Strategy and Analytics, has been selected as a winner of the 2020 Daily Record VIP (Very Important Professional) List award.

The Daily Record created the VIP List in 2011 to recognize professionals 40 years of age and younger who have been successful in Maryland. Winners, chosen by an outside panel of judges including previous winners and business leaders, were selected based on professional accomplishments, community service and a commitment to inspiring change. Sam was selected among other high-profile winners including individuals from Miles & Stockbridge P.C., J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst).

“We are thrilled to hear that Sam has been selected as a 2020 VIP. Sam has a unique skillset — his wealth of business and financial expertise, unparalleled understanding of the digital ecosystem and analytics skills – together bring a holistic view to helping clients achieve their goals. It is very rare to find people in today’s marketing and business world with this combination,” said Shana Harris, COO of Warschawski. “Under his leadership, our digital team has more than doubled in size and our agency has continued to grow. We look forward to his continued growth and leadership.”

In his role as VP of Digital Strategy & Data Analytics, Sam oversees client accounts and is responsible for the creation and execution of integrated digital marketing campaigns. He also supervises pay-per-click (ppc), retargeting, and SEO for Warschawski. Another aspect he handles is corporate communications and obtaining new business for the agency.

In addition to his work with Warschawski, he frequently advises startups and is an avid investor. As a thought leader in the digital and data marketing spaces, Sam is frequently sought out for comment and his expertise. He is regularly invited to speak at major regional, national and international conferences, including HeroConf, SMX, Search Marketing Summit Australia, PRSA ICON, AMEC & The Digital Analytics Association, among others. Sam is also a member of the Executive Education faculty at the renowned Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, an adjunct instructor at Cabrini University and a guest lecturer at Georgetown University & New York University. In addition to his recognition by the Daily Record, Sam was also named as one of the 2020 Top 50 Most Influential PPC Experts by PPC Hero.

The winners will be honored Sept. 17 at a virtual celebration from 6 to 7 p.m. at Each of the winners will be celebrated for their achievements through video storytelling. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in the program with their congratulations and cheers using social media platforms from their homes or offices. For tickets, visit The event hashtag is #TDRevents.

Warschawski is a national, fully integrated agency and a Google Certified Agency Partner that offers the following services under one roof: Advertising, Digital, PR, Branding, Marketing, Creative Design, Web Design/Development, Social Media,  Crisis Communications and Videography and Photography.  Warschawski delivers the experience and expertise of a large firm coupled with the personalized attention and care of a boutique agency. Warschawski has been recognized as the “U.S. Small Agency of the Year” 6 times in its 23 years of existence. For 10 consecutive years, it also has been recognized as one of the top 30 “Best Agencies to Work For” in the U.S. The company, whose clients include Fortune 500 and Inc. 500 companies, has won more than 200 awards for its work in 15 years. Warschawski was founded in 1996 and has offices in New York, Washington D.C. and Baltimore.