Stephen Donnelly & Associates is a dynamic and full-service marketing and communications agency based in the Southern Tier region of Upstate New York. SD&A clients can custom fit their services depending on their requirements, whether it be supplementing an in-house marketing or communications team, launching a new business or initiative or acting as a satellite communications department.
Stephen Donnelly has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, public relations and business consulting for a wide variety of clients from higher education to local municipalities to national brands. A graduate of Messiah College, Stephen has tangible experience catapulting his clients to success through proven business and marketing strategies. As a native of the Southern Tier, Stephen is well-versed and involved in the local politics, economy and community. On his rare time off, Stephen enjoys spending time with his two sons, stepson and fiancée Jen, as well as watching sports and relaxing with his pet bunnies and dog Dolce.
With a background in copywriting, editing and journalism, Mallory joined SD&A to spearhead all content for the agency’s clients, including writing and editing press releases and media statements, blog and long-form content, proposals, social media content and advertising copy, in addition to consulting on marketing strategy and creative direction. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in advertising and marketing communications, and comes to the agency with years of experience working in New York, NY in the journalism field for various magazine publications. While out of office, Mallory enjoys catching up on her reading and road-tripping to explore Upstate New York’s natural splendor with her husband and their German Shepherd, Maple.
A 14-year veteran of the media and communications industry and graduate of Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications, Adam has worked for companies including Google and Groupon as well as various media agencies and networks. He is experienced in business development and is the point person at SD&A for client relations, acquisition and relationship management as well as overseeing all accounts and managing the SD&A team. When not making clients happy, Adam is busy raising his lovely daughter Juliana, coaching youth sports, volunteering in the community and going on spontaneous weekend adventures.
Digital Media Director
Bringing years of marketing and graphic design managerial experience from Maines Paper & Food Inc., Roddy is SD&A’s Digital Media Director. He manages all digital media, design, and digital marketing strategies for clients. He graduated from SUNY Oswego with a B.A. in Graphic Design. When Roddy is not working, he enjoys fishing and kayaking in New York’s Adirondacks. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife, daughter, and their Red Lab named Sophie.
With her degree in Business Administration and valuable past experience in human resource at Timeline Services, Sabrina facilitates all of SD&A’s moving parts as Account Manager. She is the point of contact for all clients, liaison between the internal team and our clients, as well as supervisor of day-to-day operations, deadlines, and deliverables. When Sabrina is out of office, she enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, sons Kyson and Camden, Shiba Inu Rocky and Australian Shepherd Bronco.
Digital Media Coordinator
A Southern Tier native, Sabrina supports the marketing department’s initiatives by developing and curating engaging content for client’s social media platforms. Sabrina’s creativity aids her work at SD&A and fuels her passions for photography, art, and travel. In addition to her role as a Digital Media Coordinator, Sabrina is also a personal trainer. She enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, family, and friends.
Sarah is a recent graduate from Binghamton University holding two masters degrees in Public Administration and Student Affairs Administration. In her role as PR Coordinator, Sarah manages relationships with media and influencers and creates client press materials. She also assists in the creative development of blogs, press releases, social media outreach, and other marketing communications. Sarah brings prior experience working for nonprofits and local government offices, awarding her unique experiences in government relations and policymaking circles. During non-working hours, Sarah can be found hiking New York’s highest peaks, cooking new recipes, and binge-listening to her favorite podcasts.
Lead Web Designer & Developer
Ashley is SD&A’s Web Designer, through which she designs, develops, and maintains client websites. Before coming to SD&A, Ashley held web and software development roles both in San Francisco, California and in Columbus, Ohio. When she’s not working, Ashley’s hobbies include fishing, kayaking, and photography. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Raymond, their daughter Ryze, and two dogs Nana and Tank.
Director of Production
Drew Lewis is SD&A’s Director of Production. In this capacity, Drew manages all photography and videography projects for clients. He is the owner of Big Drew Grafix in Binghamton, NY, and is the author of two aerial photography books titled “Above Binghamton” and “Above Broome County”. In 2019, he earned a gold medal at the New York State Fair for a drone video titled “Welcome to Binghamton, New York”. He is also a Part 107 Certified Drone Pilot. When Drew is not working, he enjoys making music, doing landscape photography, and hanging out with his 3 daughters and one grandson.
Jennifer serves in an administrative role as assistant to company president Stephen Donnelly. Her role includes all daily administrative tasks as requested by the company president and maintains his appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences and travel. She also assists with social media for the agency. Jennifer is a certified personal trainer and is also the co-founder and partner of Iza, an online, trendy fashion boutique for women. When not working, Jen enjoys spending time with her 10-year-old son Levi, fiancé Stephen, two stepsons Lincoln and Parker, goldendoodle Dolce and lionhead rabbits Coco and Evee.