Warschawski Named Agency of Record for ClearShark, LLC and ClearShark H2O

BALTIMORE – July 5, 2016 – Warschawski, a full service branding, marketing, public relations, advertising and interactive agency, announced today that it has been named agency of record for ClearShark, LLC, an IT solutions and cybersecurity provider, and ClearShark H2O, an environmental non-profit initiative focused on revitalizing and protecting Maryland’s waterways.

Warschawski will work with both ClearShark, LLC and ClearShark H2O, an initiative under the ClearShark Charitable Foundation (CCF), to create integrated marketing communications campaigns that increase brand recognition and engagement with key audiences. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Founded and based in Hanover, Md., ClearShark, LLC has experienced record growth since its inception, eclipsing $150M in annual revenue and being recognized as one of the top companies in the region by Inc. 5000 in both 2014 and 2015. ClearShark has also been named a FireEye North America Partner of the Year, a Splunk Partner of the Year and a Palo Alto Networks Partner of the Year. The company provides a full range of cutting-edge, custom business solutions to the intelligence community (IC) as well as a full suite of enterprise engineering, storage, networking, virtualization and cybersecurity services to industry-leading private-sector companies.

CCF, including ClearShark H2O, was founded by ClearShark, LLC’s Founder and President, Martin Bentz, and his wife, Nichole Bentz. Established out of their passion for Maryland’s waterways, the non-profit advocates for one of the state’s most vital natural resources by providing the community and youth with educational environmental programs and initiatives.

“We are thrilled to add both ClearShark, LLC and ClearShark H2O to our agency roster and honored to have the opportunity to work with founders who are innovative and mission-driven,” said Shana Harris, COO of Warschawski. “We look forward to working with both organizations to design and implement integrated marketing communications campaigns that reinforce their brand position, while helping them achieve their long-term objectives.”

“As we continue to grow and expand, we wanted to partner with an agency that understood our unique positioning and would help us tell our story in an engaging way that captures both the business and philanthropic aspects of our work,” said Martin Bentz, President and CEO of ClearShark. “Warschawski has a strong track record in creating and executing integrated campaigns that move the needle for clients, and we are excited to get started with them on hitting our goals.”

ABOUT WARSCHAWSKI (www.warschawski.com)
Warschawski is dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality of branding, marketing, PR, advertising, interactive and creative design services. Warschawski has won the top recognition of being named “U.S. Small Agency of the Year” for four of the past six years. For ten consecutive years, it also has been ranked as one of the top 30 “Best Agencies to Work For” in the U.S. In 2010, Warschawski was named “U.S. Small Agency of the Year” and the “Best Small Agency 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 marketing communications work over the last 15 years. Warschawski was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

ABOUT CLEARSHARK, LLC (www.clearshark.com)
Founded in 2001, ClearShark delivers customized and integrated enterprise storage, cybersecurity, virtualization, high performance computing and datacenter/cloud infrastructure to both public and private-sector organizations.