Fahlgren Mortine is an advertising agency in the United States. Its headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio, with regional offices in Boise, Dayton, Cleveland, Toledo and Cincinnati, Ohio; Charleston and Parkersburg, West Virginia; and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fahlgren Mortine also has a presence in Lexington, Kentucky and Denver, Colorado. H. Smoot Fahlgren founded Fahlgren & Associates in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in 1962. After expansion through West Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pa., the company merged with the advertising agency owned by Cincinnati-based David Ferris in 1970 to create Fahlgren & Ferris. From there, expansion continued to Philadelphia, Toledo, Columbus, Washington, D.C., New York City and Atlanta. Fahlgren & Ferris and Swink Advertising merged to form Fahlgren & Swink on July 1, 1984. The merged companies together acquired Atlanta-based Nucifora & Associates.