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Meet our Team

The Saba Agency Team

Saba Agency works in partnership with you to meet all of your marketing communication needs. From award winning campaigns, to objective media recommendations–we can provide all of the services you need, aggressively targeted to your company’s specific audience, that will be sure to increase your traffic and sales.

Tom Saba

Tom Saba

President

A native of Bakersfield, Tom received a bachelor of science degree in marketing from California State University Bakersfield. Tom lives in Bakersfield with his wife and two children. He also enjoys running marathons and painting.

Cathy Berthiaume

Cathy Berthiaume

Senior Account Executive, Creative Division

Cathy has been with the agency since 1996. She has won several Addy awards for design work, and also coordinates marketing and advertising campaigns. She also enjoys reading, gardening and most of all, spending time with her family.

Duncan Hanon

Duncan Hanon

Creative Director

Duncan has over 27 years print industry experience, from graphic design to managing and overseeing all stages of job production workflow. Duncan enjoys fishing, camping, cooking, reading and spending time with his wife and granddaughters.

Jeri Hickman

Jeri Hickman

Senior Account Executive, Media Division

Jeri joined Saba Agency after a 29 year career with The Bakersfield Californian newspaper. In her spare time, Jeri enjoys reading, golfing and shooting.

Tom Thompson

Tom Thompson

Senior Account Executive, Sales Division

A native of Shafter, Tom is a graduate of Bakersfield College. After college, he served three years with Uncle Sam then completed a twenty year career in finance before joining the Creative Concepts family in 2000.

Becky Ponce

Becky Ponce

Office Manager

Becky joined Creative Concepts in 2000 as a sales assistant/administrative assistant. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, watching and playing sports: baseball, basketball, football and volleyball.

Peter Recicar

Peter Recicar

Account Executive

Originally from Czechoslovakia, Peter holds a doctorate in Art and is fluent in 5 languages. In his free time, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife, Kathy and their son, Ryan.

Debbe Haley

Debbe Haley

Account Executive

A California native, Debbe has been in sales since 1999. She joined Saba Agency in 2010 helping her clients with promotional products of all kinds. In her spare time she enjoys family, travel and being a volunteer CASA.

Sharon Petterson

Sharon Petterson

Associate

Sharon joined the Saba Agency team in 2006 with 6 years of experience in sales and marketing. Sharon is a sports enthusiast, loves music, and being a Mom to her 3 children.

Ian Perry

Ian Perry

Account Executive

Ian has 22 years of experience in the recognition apparel industry and has fostered innovation in the DTG and Embroidery industry for the last 10 years. Ian enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys and generally enjoys the creative process. His hobbies are cooking and travel.

Erin Lunn

Erin Lunn

Account Executive

I love to brainstorm and develop solutions for current and potential areas of concern, then put plans into action with energy and positive energy!

Sharon Spittler

Sharon Spittler

Senior Account Executive

Sharon has been a part of the Bakersfield community for more than 20 years. She brings with her 15 years of advertising and branding experience, with an emphasis on digital communications. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Charlie McKay

Charlie McKay

Graphic Designer & Social Media Strategist

Charlie was born and raised in Tehachapi, and studied graphic design at Bakersfield College. Charlie specializes in Social Media and Digital Marketing. In his spare time Charlie enjoys fishing, computers, reading and raising his adorable triplets.

Nectali Castellanos

Nectali Castellanos

Front End Developer & Designer

Before Nec joined Saba Agency in 2015, he attended UC Merced, pursuing a degree in Computer Science. In his free time Nec enjoys spending time playing computer games and with his border collie: R2.