Agency 29 Growth is Non-Stop; Firm Welcomes Creative Director

Rochester, New York (April 4, 2024)After a record-breaking year for the award-winning creative agency, Agency 29 continues to grow with the introduction of a new player to the team roster. Donna VonDerLinn has joined the agency as the new Creative Director. 

VonDerLinn brings over 20 years of design and creative direction experience across numerous categories including healthcare, food service, and finance. A veteran of advertising agencies, VonDerLinn is known for successful campaigns driven by data analytics and real-time optimization as well as her quiet strength and unflappable nature.

“Donna is an amazing fit for the team. Her depth of experience is already proving to be an incredible strength in leading the creative team and bringing new ideas to the table,” said Maureen Ballatori, Founder + CEO of Agency 29. “She has a great track record of impressive work and she’s a real community advocate in the office and out. We’re lucky to have her on board!”

For VonDerLinn, it’s the collaborative atmosphere that drew her to the agency. “There’s a unique culture here that I’m so excited to be part of. It’s a wonderful blend of talent, inspiration, and support amongst the team. But there’s also this sense of empowerment. Maureen is developing leaders here, empowering us with a sense of independence and trust that allows us to be really creative and deepens the impact of our work for our clients and community.”

The brand-building creative agency has undergone significant growth within the last year, including a rebrand from 29 Design Studio to its current identity and recognition by the National Agri-Marketing Association. For more information on Agency 29 and to meet the whole team, visit