WHO WE ARE

Who We Are
PROGRESSIVE DIRECT MARKETING HAS CHARACTERISTICS INTERTWINED IN THE AGENCY THAT SETS IT APART FROM ALL THE REST.
We are always sure to support our community by donating to local charities and other non-profit organizations, including:
  • Crisis Services
  • Buffalo Arts Studio
  • Not-For-Profit Annual Appeal Campaigns
  • Jr. Achievement’s Bowl-A-Thon
  • Hospice Foundation
  • Buffalo Zoo
Additionally, we have a great sense of teamwork in the workplace and always aim to Go Green! Having been founded on December 29, 1979, our 30 plus years of experience are ones that you can rely on. 
As a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited business, we take pride in our A+ rating and continue to excel in our services in order to prove this rating to our clients. We are also a member of The AdHub — a diverse advertising agency and marketing directory. Visit our online profile.

PDM's origins are in systems design and specialized programming, making us unique among most direct marketing firms and common advertising services based out of Buffalo, NY and services much of the Northeastern U.S., including Pittsburgh and NYC. 

Our computer professionals use state-of-the-art equipment, complemented by a wide variety of software applications and computer programs that keep us both cost effective and efficient. PDM delivers this support in an environment that is CASS and SAS 70 Type II certified, which helps optimize savings, data security, and privacy.
OUR PRESIDENT & OWNER
Tommaso (Tom) Occhiuto is the president and owner of Progressive Direct Marketing, located in Depew, New York. He leads an exceptional team providing unsurpassed concept-to-completion direct mail marketing services to companies nationwide.

Passionate about the marketing needs of his clients, Tom provides unique services that help many not-for-profit, educational, and financial firms strategically plan their direct mail campaigns with targeted lists that reap large returns.

Tom is no stranger to the sales industry, having spent more than 30 years as a senior sales manager for a diverse range of organizations, which taught him the importance of relentless customer service and a quality product.

Although born in Italy, Tom moved to the United States at a young age. He attended the Industrial Institute of Italy for Electronic Engineering, Italy's National Music Institute, and Canisius College, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. Tom is also fluent in several languages.

Tom currently lives in Springville, New York with his wife, Maryanne, of more than 30 years.

To contact Tom directly, you can email him at tocchiuto@pdmny.com or call 716-681-6848 ext. 11.
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