Mintz + Hoke Adds Elise Baldenko and Danielle Ritenour

Elise Baldenko joins Mintz + Hoke as the agency’s newest media planner. She reports to Senior Media Planner, Rebecca Sheehan. Her responsibilities include evaluating, recommending and planning media opportunities across multiple clients such as Mohegan Sun Pocono, The Shops at Mohegan Sun, The Connecticut Sun WNBA team and the New England Black Wolves lacrosse team. She previously worked as an account executive at Cronin and Company, and a strategic planner at Media Storm. Baldenko earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Connecticut School of Business.

Danielle Ritenour joins Mintz + Hoke as the agency's newest media assistant. She reports to associate media director, Michelle LaPointe. Her responsibilities include conducting media research, evaluating data of campaign performance and maintaing all media schedules for assigned clients. She previously worked as a media assistant at Makiaris Media Services in Middletown, CT. Ritenour has a Bacheloro f Science in Marketing from Central Connecticut Status University. 

About Mintz + Hoke
We don’t do easy. Mintz + Hoke is in business to help clients win their most difficult marketing battles — using media, strategy, advertising, digital, design, PR and more. We bring equal parts strategy, creativity and data to bear against our clients’ toughest challenges. In addition, Mintz + Hoke Media Only is an independent media planning and buying service that offers more value to a range of clients, both local and national. Mintz + Hoke has been recognized as one of Connecticut's Top Workplaces by the Hartford Courant and FoxCT, as well as the Hartford Business Journal. For more information, visit

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LOCAL NEWS NOTE: Elise Baldenko is currently a resident of West Hartford, CT and Danielle Ritenour is currently a resident of Plainville, CT.

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