About Us

Our mission is to shine a light on all the great work being done across the communications spectrum throughout New Jersey. That includes advertising, PR, media (sales, buying, and planning), branding, marketing, digital, social, design, photography, illustration, writing, printing, publishing, etc… as well as aspiring professionals. It includes in-house agencies. Independent shops. Tiny specialty firms. Massive, full-service pharmaceutical agencies. The NJ Ad Club is here for everyone who uses creativity, innovation, and strategic thinking to capture the imagination and inspire action.


Darren Magarro
Founder & President

There’s so much talent in our state and I can say that DSM is super proud to be a part of it. When I joined the NJ Ad Club in 2009, DSM was much smaller – but growing. I knew there was immense value, and having served on boards for several years, I’ve met some of my best friends in business through relationships I developed at NJ Ad Club events. As a 15 year old full-service marketing firm, I’ve also encouraged our folks to be active in the NJ Ad Club to take advantage of the countless educational seminars and programs, as well as have opportunities to be recognized at Jersey’s Best and Jersey Awards. We realize the value provided by the NJ Ad Club and will continue to support and advocate on its behalf.