About

Adventure Ad Agency is a full service advertising agency specializing in Media Placement (TV, Radio,Outdoor, Online Marketing, Web, Social Media. Print and Commercial Production.) With over 18 years experience placing advertising in South Carolina, North Carolina & Georgia, we have the knowledge and the contacts to maximize the advertising dollars you have budgeted.

Brian Dabney, Founder

Brian has over 18 years’ experience placing advertising in South Carolina, North Carolina & Georgia, he has the knowledge and the contacts to maximize the advertising dollars you have budgeted.

Brian meets with each client to establish their business marketing needs and goals and helps determine a budget to do so. The next step is to formulate a plan to meet those goals and to contact the appropriate MEDIA managers and top advertising executives to negotiate a plan to meet those goals

Adventure Ad Agency was founded in 2005 a full service advertising agency specializing in Media Placement (TV, Radio, Outdoor, Online Marketing, Web, Social Media. Print and Commercial Production.)

Alayna Mentzer-Madison, AMF Outdoor & Creative Services

Alayna Mentzer-Madison, earned a BA with honors in Advertising/Marketing from the college of Journalism, University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Alayna began her design career hand cutting lettering for race cars, jet ski’s and boats at a small sign shop. After managing a team of five they put together colorful, exciting signs for local events, sports teams and businesses. From there she moved to the retail world producing weekly and monthly advertisements, in store signage, and point of purchase displays of various consumable products and fashion clothing. Alayna worked closely with the photographers for special holiday events.

In 1999 Alayna became Creative Director for a local Outdoor Company in Omaha, NE designing and heading up the production of large format signs and billboards for 8 states. Mrs. Madison is very proud that she has received two Addy Awards for billboards.

Alayna, her wonderful husband Steve and 9 year old, daughter Avory, currently live near Omaha, NE where they enjoy attending sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.

We are outdoors people and fill our time 4-wheeling, fishing, boating, swimming and traveling. “There’s nothing better than a new adventure, a campfire, some good company and a star filled summer sky.” Alayna now owns and operates her own Creative Business called AMF Outdoor & Creative Services. She has clients in 18 states that she provides both static and electronic billboards for as well as logos and other creative. She believes that if you’re going to work long and hard you may as well do it for yourself.

Tres Dabney, True North ProductionsTres Dabney

Born and raised in the small town of Camden, South Carolina, Tres Dabney holds an architecture degree from Clemson, as well as a Bachelors of Science in Business.

Combining his love of music, photography, and the outdoors, he found his own “True North” when he decided to pursue a career as a professional photographer. Since realizing his desire to capture the world from behind the lens of a camera, Tres Dabney has founded True North Productions. With True North, he hopes to help others capture their special moments on their own journeys and help make sure they have a lasting memory.

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Hope Kelly, Digital Marketing and Website DesignHope Kelly

Graduating from Furman University in May 2018, Hope received a B.A. in Business Administration and a B.A in Communications. During her time at Furman, Hope interned at Adventure Advertising Agency and has been working with Adventure Ad Agency ever since.

Currently, Hope is working at an advertising tech startup in Baltimore, Maryland as their Business Operations and Marketing Coordinator learning all she can about advertising, digital marketing, and business. In her spare time, Hope works to provide digital marketing, web design, and SEO services to clients at Adventure Ad Agency and beyond. In the past three years, she has created over eight websites and managed many more.

Hope is passionate about working with business of all sizes to share their stories and brands through digital platforms, websites, and advertising. She also loves her two yellow labs, reading as much as she can, and visiting all of the United States beautiful national parks.

Maggie Boileau, Digital and Social Media Intern

Maggie Adventure Ad Agency Intern

Maggie is a senior at The University of South Carolina. She is on course for graduation in May of 2021 with a B.A. in Advertising and minor in Tourism and Hospitality. During her time at USC, she has earned certifications in Google Ads, Google analytics, and TradeDesk. Maggie enjoys learning anything new within the Advertising Industry and has great interest in web design.

She is originally from Latta, South Carolina but has lived all throughout the state and currently stays in Greenville, South Carolina.

Her dogs, Teddy and Cash, take up most of her free time outside of Adventure Ad Agency and school. She enjoys taking them hiking, to the dog park, or anywhere she plans to travel to next. Currently, she has visited over half of the fifty states and loves to travel every chance she gets!

Erika Grace Powell, Brand Ambassador & On-Air Commercial Talent

Erika Grace PowellErika Grace Powell is an Upstate South Carolina native and Furman graduate who was crowned Miss South Carolina 2005 and placed in the top-10 at Miss America. She was also Miss South Carolina USA 2012 and placed in the top-15 at Miss USA. Erika is an accomplished singer, actor, model, recognizable TV personality, and red carpet host.

She has been hired as the preferred face and voice for a variety of renowned productions such as The Grammy’s, The Billboard Music Awards, The CMA’s, and VEVO Music and has worked with numerous household brands on both regional and national levels to include Rooms To Go, Home Depot, Hanes, Lowe’s, Ford, Vevo, John Deere, ADT, Serta, Verizon and more. Erika’s voice commands the microphone regardless of the stage.

To learn more visit www.ErikaGracePowell.com

Jeff Austin, Television Production

Jeff has been in video production for more than 20 years. He has an undergraduate degree in Television Production. His career began as a television commercial producer for a local cable affiliate. For thirteen years he produced local cable commercials.

Jeff has taken on projects such as commercials, infomercials, seminars, training dvd’s and many other projects. Jeff prides himself on being a tireless worker and lives by his motto: “sell to help.” Write – Shoot – Edit, Jeff can do it all from standard commercials to full HD commercial production.