MINNEAPOLIS—Padilla Speer Beardsley has added Dean Huff as senior vice president in its agriculture and environmental sciences practice. Huff brings nearly 20 years of experience in strategic communications planning, integrated marketing and agency management to the firm.
In the agriculture and environmental-science arenas, he has led highly successful integrated communications and branding campaigns for multiple clients, including pest-management and crop-protection companies, as well as lawn-and-turf product manufacturers.
Before joining Padilla, Huff was CEO of Insight Marketing, a Minneapolis firm he founded in 2005. Previously, he served as an executive at Colle+McVoy, as well as an account supervisor at The Martin Agency in Richmond, Va., and Miller Meester in Minneapolis.