Sensis advertising agency adds new key members to DC team

Sensis, a cross-cultural advertising agency with digital at its core, added a key member to its team in Washington, DC. Marketing and advertising veteran Maggie Bergin now leads the agency’s multimillion dollar FDA anti-tobacco campaign.

“She brings a wealth of experience from both large and small agencies, traditional and digital marketing, as well as at regional, national and international levels,” VP Specialized Services Danny Allen said. “Maggie is the right person to bring another level of seasoned experience to our growing Washington office.”

Maggie has 20 years experience in advertising and marketing. Most recently, she was Director of Brand Development for the National 4-H Council. Maggie’s extensive agency experience includes time spent with Arnold Worldwide, McCann Erickson and DDB Needham. Her clients have included Lowe’s Home Improvement, Vaseline Intensive Care, McDonald’s, Little Caesars and Fox Sports.

Maggie has a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from George Washington University. She is a member of the Ad Club of Washington, Kappa Kappa Gamma, and is an officer with the Thoreau Middle School PTA.

Dania Wasongarz joins Sensis

Dania Wasongarz joins the team as lead strategist and account planner.

“Dania is an experience marketing professional with deep expertise in multicultural branding and communications,” President Jose Villa said. “She will lead a newly invigorated strategy team that will be busy with FDA, OC Fair, Metrolink and Army accounts, among others.”

Dania was most recently communications and marketing manager at Kaiser Permanente. Before that she was in Austin, Texas, a brand strategist for Alma DDB and strategic planning director for LatinWorks.

A native of Mexico City, Dania has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley along with a master of social work degree from the university. A world-traveller, she is an experienced anthropologic and ethnographic researcher.