Charles “Charlie” Tombras II (BS / Adv. ‘64) and his son, Charles “Dooley” Tombras III (BS / English ’97), were recently featured in a Knoxville News Sentinel story, “Ad man Charlie Tombras meets the challenge.”
The story highlights how Tombras has continued to adapt and change as the marketplace evolves and technology advances. http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2012/jun/24/ad-man-charlie-tombras-meets-challenge/
“Charlie Tombras is a true professional and innovator,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. He provides a great role model for how our students will need to behave in order to survive and prosper once they graduate and go on to professional careers in communication and information.”
The Tombras Group is an award winning creative advertising, digital and branding agency, headquartered in Knoxville with offices in Nashville, Washington DC, Johnson City, TN and Charleston, SC. Founded in 1946, it has 85 employees and over $80 million in annual billings.