Phase 3 Marketing and Communications Hires Two C-Level Executives

Marketing Services Collective Furthers Company Growth with Addition of Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Officer

ATLANTA (July 7, 2017) – Phase 3 Marketing and Communications, an end-to-end marketing, PR, creative, digital, print and marketing logistics service provider, has hired Max Nair as chief investment officer (CIO) and Dustin Martin as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). The two C-level additions come after the company reorganized the executive team to position Phase 3 for further growth and acquisitions over the next five years.

“We are thrilled to bring Max’s and Dustin’s leadership to Phase 3,” says Ken Holsclaw, president of Phase 3 Marketing and Communications. “They both have key experiences and skill sets in moving companies forward from a financial and investment standpoint, and we look forward to seeing both of their contributions to Phase 3.”

Nair, assuming the role of CIO, helped co-found Phase 3 Media, LLC. with Holsclaw in 2001, and has since been a business partner and advisor in navigating the growth of the company. In his new position, he will be directly involved with finding and acquiring companies throughout the United States to be folded into the Phase 3 family. He will also source and manage the company’s banking relationships and various financial partners. Nair has spent 25 years on Wall Street in New York working for such institutions as Bear Stearns, Wachovia, Knight Libertas and Cantor Fitzgerald. During this time, he became recognized as one of the leading experts globally in Emerging Market Bonds trading.

Martin, Phase 3’s new executive vice president and CFO, will oversee all aspects of accounting, treasury and banking relationships for the company. Martin spent nine years with Atlanta Gas Light, a Fortune 500 Company, first as an assistant treasurer focusing on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, and then the last four years as CFO of AGL’s renewable energy unit. He then spent three years in corporate development M&A with Cimarron, Most recently, Martin was employed by Warren Averett. He holds both the CFA charter and CPA designations and is a current board member of the Atlanta Society of Finance & Investment Professionals as well as The Edward Colston Foundation.

For more information about Phase 3, visit the company website or call 404.367.9898.


Founded in 2001, with offices in Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte, Dallas and Nashville, Phase 3 Marketing and Communications is a leading provider of marketing services and solutions from IDEATION to EXECUTION to corporations throughout the United States. Phase 3 is a marketing services collective offering six Centers of Excellence: Branding, Marketing, Digital, Public Relations, Print and Marketing Logistics.

Headquartered in Atlanta, the firm is recognized annually as a top 10 marketing services firm by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Additional accolades include 6th place on the list of Best Places to Work by the Charlotte Business Journal, as well as the no. 202 printer in North America by the flagship Printing Impressions 400.
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Media Contact:

Mary Reynolds

Senior Vice President, Public Relations

Phase 3 Marketing & Communications

Office: 404.367.9898 x610

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