The mission of Talk of the Town is to provide a “high quality” advertising, public relations, and marketing experience designed to meet each of our client’s unique objectives by building long-term relationships based on trust. We strive to cultivate a family-style atmosphere among our clients and we aim to maintain a rewarding environment in which we can accomplish our clients’ missions through valuable customer service. We place our clients first because when they succeed, we all succeed.
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Owner & Publisher
Sally has been involved in marketing and advertising for over 25 years. She devotes her time and talents to promoting her advertisers through the web, social media and drives customers thru their doors. As the owner and founder of The Talk of the Town, Sally is the driving force and inspiration behind the directory, earning her a reputation for driving business through her clients’ doors. Additionally, Sally operates her own design company, Amazing Design. She stages homes, provides design-coaching services, and facilitates holiday decoration for residential areas and commercial venues. (She even designed a sports bar for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia that spanned an entire block.) Sally is co-owner of The Lavish Petal and Events, a high end floral shop that specializes in personally designed arrangements, the decorating personal and business spaces, and event planning from start to finish, including our Lavish Petal floral designs. Sally is married, has three children, and six grandchildren ranging from ages 11 to 23.
Tom earned a degree in Journalism from University of Oregon and a master’s degree from University of Portland. He is the author of travel novels like Across Americana, writes for various international publications, and teaches secondary history and English.
Tamberly received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and her Master’s from Oregon State University. Happily married to Dustin, a fire captain with Eugene Springfield Fire, she is the mother of two wonderful daughters, Ashley and Kennedy. A registered dietitian, she teaches nutrition at Lane Community College.
Jennifer loves to create images that connect customers with businesses. With a background in magazine publishing, she has been producing imagery since the mid-1990s — capturing world travel, album covers, portraits and sporting events. At her Studio Sura, Jennifer specializes in business head shots that project confidence and approachability. Her many interests make her flexible in the way she approaches her work.
Alex at Crippen Design has been helping small businesses create sophisticated, elegant designs and products for over 10 years. Since starting her first photography company in 2009, Alex has expanded her skillset to include graphic design, web development, social media management, apparel printing, and decal production
Century Seven is a close-knit group of six designers that develops websites — and the various media that make them so effective — here in the beautiful Willamette Valley. Century Seven creates sites and apps that are easy to use and splendid to look at. “With a team of passionate and dedicated designers, we can ensure our values of hard work, dedication and integrity are reflected in every project we take on. Together we can create amazing products.”