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Consumer - B2B Team

Jennifer Brekke
CEO, Principal

Jennifer Brekke
CEO, Principal–San Diego


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

ATP World Tour, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Gannett, Nikko Hotels, Nioxin Hair Care, PGA, Swissôtel, Teva Pharmaceuticals, WorldTravel/BTI

  • Career began in New York with NBC, where she combined her love of sports, travel, and global marketing by managing programs for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
  • Lured to the ad agency world to focus on strategic planning and account management for clients such as PGA , Nikko Hotels, World Travel/BTI, Nioxin Hair Care, and others.
  • Fulfilled an entrepreneurial dream when she cofounded Scout in 1999.
  • Managed marketing for the PGA’s most attended PGA Championship in history.
  • Focuses her time at SCOUT scouring the globe for top talent, meeting bold clients looking for a brave marketing partner, and then marrying the two.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Climbing the Great Wall of China while seven months pregnant.

JENNIFER UNLEASHED:

  • Global travel fanatic – 24 countries and counting
  • Mega-multitasking mom of 3
  • Latte and red wine aficionado

Bob Costanza
Chief Creative Officer, Principal

Bob Costanza
Chief Creative Officer, Principal–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Applebee’s, Armani, Bazooka Bubble Gum, Canon, Cartoon Network, Gannett, Hard Rock Cafe, Hartmann, Invista, Life Savers, Marriott, MCI, Milk-Bone, NBA, Oreo, Partnership for a Drug Free America, Pantene, PGA Tour, Phillips Broadband, Prego, Snackwell’s, TBS, TNT, WorldTravel/BTI

  • 18 years as Vice President/Creative Director with two of the world’s largest marketing firms: FCB New York and Grey Global.
  • Launched or relaunched over 125 national brands for Campbell’s, Colgate, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Nabisco, and Procter & Gamble.
  • Strong relationships with world-class directors, editors, special effects houses, composers, artists, and digital talent.
  • Creatively managed record-breaking launches for Snackwell’s and Oreo Minis.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Trading an Apple for a Peach.

BOB UNLEASHED:

  • CrossFit fanatic
  • Always willing to give a mulligan (on or off the course)
  • Turns old junk into modern funk

Mark Goldman
President & Chief Strategy Officer, Consumer

Mark Goldman
President & Chief Strategy Officer, Consumer–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

American Express, BellSouth, Campbell Soup, The Coca-Cola Company, Georgia-Pacific, The Home Depot, Marriott, Intercontinental Hotels, Procter & Gamble, Shaw Hospitality Group, TWA, Unilever, UPS, Viking Range Corporation

  • 18 years at premier New York City ad agencies Wells, Rich, Greene; Ogilvy; and Grey.
  • Product of Ogilvy’s renowned account management training program.
  • Cofounded ad agency 360 in Atlanta, sold it to Grey Global, and created Grey’s first integrated office in the Southeast.
  • Created one of The Home Depot’s most enduring and successful in-store programs, The Kid’s Workshop.
  • Co-created award-winning cable show The Natural South for Southern Company.
  • Former CMO of Viking Range Corporation.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Accepted lead role in the play The Boys in the Band and was favorably reviewed by The Washington Post.

MARK UNLEASHED:

  • Theater nut
  • Golf historian
  • Wine collector (and imbiber)

Cheryl Maher
SVP, Director of Client Services

Cheryl Maher
SVP, Director of Client Services–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Delta Community Credit Union, Dixie/Georgia-Pacific, Farm Rich, Invista, Novartis, SeaPak, Shaw Industries, Teva

  • Resolute in her curiosity about people and how they interact with each other and with brands.
  • Passionate about getting to the “real truths” for a brand, whether in consumer, B2B, or healthcare, for the past 20 years.
  • Champions strong consumer and customer connections.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Rappelling the side of a 20-story high-rise for charity.

CHERYL UNLEASHED:

  • Steeper of exotic teas
  • Yoga enthusiast
  • Her perfect day? Enjoying time in the mountains with her family

Travis Sharp
VP, Creative Director

Travis Sharp
VP, Creative Director–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

AutoTrader.com, AT&T Wireless, Bazooka Bubble Gum, Bombardier, Hasbro, L’Oréal, LPGA Tour, Marvel, Milton Bradley, Playskool, Push Pop, Ring Pop, State of Georgia, Sylvania, Transformers

  • Knew from childhood he was going to be an advertising creative – now has 20+ years of experience.
  • Extensive experience in all media – social, mobile, digital, broadcast, and print – including over 100 TV commercials.
  • Created the Improv for Advertising curriculum, using improvisational techniques to improve creative, brainstorming, and presentation skills.
  • International experience, including working in Europe, and managed global creative for Hasbro, Topps, AT&T Wireless, and the State of Georgia.
  • A songwriter who has written dozens of jingles for national spots, as well as four musicals.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Facing off against WWE legend Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake in the wrestling ring.

TRAVIS UNLEASHED:

  • Sucker for the stage – performs comedy improv weekly
  • Keeps creating after his workday ends – plays, musicals, songs, and paintings
  • Professional wrestling

Z Gillispie
VP, Digital Creative Director

Z Gillispie
VP, Digital Creative Director–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Assurant, AT&T Wireless, AutoTrader.com, Bombardier, Disney, Equifax, GE, L’Oréal, The Home Depot, Manheim, Pleasant Holidays, Unilever

  • Passionate about pixels – 15-year veteran of exclusively digital development.
  • Successful in creating astute and engaging digital experiences.
  • Devoted to performing and teaching improv for over 15 years.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Went on stage at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park in front of 3,000+ spectators and performed with an untrained dog.

Z. UNLEASHED:

  • Performs live improv (almost) every weekend
  • Tears through at least one sci-fi/fantasy novel a week
  • Hasn’t missed DragonCon in 13 years
  • Collects action figures (they’re not toys…totally different)

Jessica Levin
VP, Director of Insights & Analytics

Jessica Levin
VP, Director of Insights & Analytics–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE: Southeast Toyota, Limited Brands, Bank of America, Home Depot, Hilton Worldwide, Arby’s, Mrs. Winner’s, Discover Financial
  • Extensive experience in digital arenas entailing strategy, execution and reporting
  • Lead largest execution for development for Southeast Toyota marketing site key destination for over $20 million digital spend
  • Managed production team executing Hilton Worldwide career site with over 80 countries and 8 different languages
  • Developed digital team for Southeast Region for recruitment ad agency building new team of digital project managers and social community managers
BRAVEST MOMENT: Jumped off a cliff in Interlaken, Switzerland in a hanglider. JESSICA UNLEASHED:
  • Loves a good passé and relevé in barre class
  • Creates over the top events for parties just to bring friends together
  • Lives for days to jump on the paddle board

Andy Abend
VP Consumer Insight

Andy Abend
VP Consumer Insight–Atlanta


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Accenture, Bayer, Bridgestone, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Dow Jones, Eaton Corporation, Flowers, MCI, Merial, Orkin, Rich Foods, Sharpie, Amplify Snack Foods, Snap-On Tools, TSYS, Tulane University

  • Cut his teeth at BBDO and JWT in account management
  • Evolved experience to account planning and research
  • Started his own ad agency – Abend & Moore – to quell his desire to have his name on the door.
  • Helped launch new pest control protocol for Orkin that has now become the industry standard.
  • Driven by consumer insight gleaned from all sources: ethnography, focus groups, surveys, social listening and analytics.
  • Integrates sales with consumer insight to help tell the full story behind what’s happening.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Recently ran the Marine Corps Marathon without proper training.

ANDY UNLEASHED:

  • Runs a non-profit fitness boot camp
  • Active Ragnarian
  • Nightly walks with my wife and dog

Account/Strategic Management

Lauren

Sr. Account Executive
Atlanta
Molly

Account Supervisor
Atlanta
Dori

Account Supervisor
Atlanta
Emily

Account Director
Atlanta
Lara

Business Development Manager
Atlanta
Kendall

Account Executive
Atlanta
Sal

Group Account Director
Atlanta
Tess

Sr. Account Executive
Atlanta
Kelly

Account Director
Atlanta
Will

Assistant Account Executive
Atlanta
Taylor

Account Director
Atlanta
Connor

Account Executive
Atlanta
Jess

Account Supervisor
Atlanta
Jamie

Dir., Human & Cultural Insights
Atlanta
Nancy

Dir., Retail Strategy & Planning
Atlanta

Creative

Penny

Studio Manager, Art Director
Atlanta
Steve

Sr. Digital Art Director
Atlanta
Kerry

Creative Director, Art
Atlanta
AG

Sr. Art Director
Atlanta
Betsy

Creative Director, Art
Atlanta
Kat

Presentation Specialist
Atlanta
Gracie

Playtime Director
Atlanta
Sarah

Copywriter
Atlanta
Becky

Production Artist
Chicago
Adam

Junior Art Director
Atlanta
Amber

Art Director
Atlanta

Digital/Social/Analytics

Troy

Developer
Atlanta
Liz

Search Marketing Manager
Atlanta
Jasmine

Sr. Social Media Strategist
Atlanta
David

Digital Producer
Atlanta
Katy

Sr. Social Media Strategist
Atlanta
Jacob

Analyst
Atlanta
Samantha

Content Manager
Atlanta
Scot

Director of User Experience (UX)
Chicago
Roger

Digital Producer
Atlanta
Chanel

Senior Analyst
Atlanta

Project Management/Production/Editorial

Shannon

Sr. Dir. of Creative Operations
Atlanta
Megan

Sr. Dir. of Project Management
Atlanta
Miriam

Managing Editor
Atlanta
Cynthia

Sr. Project Manager
Atlanta
Gale

Project Manager
Atlanta
Jackie

Print Production Manager
Atlanta
Danielle

Project Coordinator
Atlanta
Matt

Project Manager
Atlanta
Denise

Print Production Manager
Atlanta
Josie

Project Manager
Atlanta
Jeff

Senior Print Producer
Atlanta

Finance/Admin/IT

Diana

Office Manager
Atlanta
Chad

Controller
Atlanta
Michael

CFO
Atlanta
Reginald

Staff Accountant
Atlanta
John

IT Support Manager
Atlanta
John

IT Administrator
Chicago
Lynda

Talent Manager
Atlanta
Randy

Senior Financial Analyst
Atlanta

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