Meet Your
Healthcare 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

Raffi Siyahian
President, Healthcare, Principal

Raffi Siyahian
President, Healthcare, Principal–San Diego


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

BYDUREON, BYETTA, Desonate, LoFric, NeoBenz Micro, PRIALT, ProAir, QVAR, RECOMBINATE, REFRESH TEARS, RESTASIS, SYMLIN, TYSABRI, Viracept, XYREM

  • Began his career at the BioGenesis Group/McCann Healthcare working on several blockbuster pharma launches.
  • Team member of the most successful biotech launch ever – Viracept for HIV.
  • A marketing strategist who elevates brands with programs fueled by marketing insights.
  • Provides strategy, service, and client service support – internally and externally – at SCOUT.
  • A true student of marketing who spends his free time digging deep into marketing ideology and strategy.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Wrote a song on behalf of a friend for his bride. Played it at their wedding.

RAFFI UNLEASHED:

  • Competitive soccer player (with help from Bengay)
  • Pro musician on the San Diego club scene
  • Crazy about classic cars

Allen Stegall
Executive Director of Strategy, Principal

Allen Stegall
Executive Director of Strategy, Principal–Washington, DC


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Aredia, Azmacort, BYETTA, Caelyx, Carbatrol, Cefobid, Cefotan, Gelclair, Glucotrol, Novantrone, ONFI, ProAir HFA, Proleukin, QVAR, Rituxan, Sabril, Slo-Bid, SYMLIN, Unasyn, Viracept

  • Started industry career as a sales rep for Roerig-Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (ranked #1 nationally for two consecutive years), then joined the NYC-based marketing team.
  • Thrives in a setting where he helps clients find powerful answers to marketing challenges.
  • Strategic lead for healthcare clients, keeping our brand teams – agency and client – focused on a few crucial things that must be done well in order to succeed.
  • Served as agency lead on landmark biotech launches including Rituxan (non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma) and Viracept for HIV.
  • Extremely experienced on epilepsy, oncology, respiratory, diabetes, and anti-infective brands.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Came home with a pup that hadn’t been preapproved.

ALLEN UNLEASHED:

  • Determined guitarist
  • Ambivalent golfer
  • Luckiest fisherman alive

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

Trigg Brekke
SVP, Director of Client Services, Healthcare

Trigg Brekke
SVP, Director of Client Services, Healthcare–San Diego


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Elan Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson & Johnson), Lundbeck, Novalar, Tolmar

  • Began career on the client side of the pharmaceutical business with a focus on sales and marketing.
  • An expert at navigating the difficult regulatory environment of promoting pharmaceutical and healthcare products.
  • Recognized as a launch specialist – has launched a wide variety of different brands across three different disease states.
  • Works extensively in neurology and epilepsy, building relationships with global key opinion leaders.
  • Focuses every meeting on keeping the patient and caregiver top of mind.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Fished for the same salmon as an Alaskan black bear. Kept the fish.

TRIGG UNLEASHED:

  • World’s best ad exec surfer from Georgia
  • Fly-fished 75 of the 100 best streams in the United States
  • College football mascot expert

Dana Callow
Executive Creative Director, Healthcare

Dana Callow
Executive Creative Director, Healthcare–Chicago


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

AOL, Beam Global Wine and Spirits, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Bombardier, Brain Research Foundation, Dexilant, Enbrel, Ensure, Frito-Lay, Gerber, Hampton Hotels, Jamba Juice, Kmart, Levi’s, Medscape by WebMD, PediaSure, Similac, VISA

  • Started out as a copywriter, became an art director – now a master of both.
  • Believes in the ultimate power of audience insight to drive behavior – physicians, patients, and consumers.
  • 20 years of doing it all – social, mobile, digital, broadcast, promotions, direct, and print.
  • Created campaign for Similac that increased market share by 19% in its first year.
  • Stands by the philosophy that it’s not creative if it doesn’t actually work.

BRAVEST MOMENT:

Presenting a single idea to one of her clients, and offering to pay for it if it didn’t work.

DANA UNLEASHED:

  • Focus group of one with children ages 21, 16, 15, and 3
  • Retirement plan: selling sauces
  • Human sponge

Joe Doyle
VP, Digital Strategy, Healthcare

Joe Doyle
VP, Digital Strategy, Healthcare–Chicago


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KEY EXPERIENCE:

Alcon, Baxter, Capital One, Cochlear, Covidien, Galderma, Grifols, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Lundbeck, Medtronic, Sears, US Oncology, Visa.

  • Healthcare copywriter by trade, CR/UX director and digital strategy executive through hard work
  • Dove into the digital world by creating the first credit card acceptance website (and never looked back)
  • Named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Life-Sciences Industry by PharmaVOICE
  • Responsible for digital strategy that mirrors business goals, UX oversight, KPIs, and reporting analytics

BRAVEST MOMENT:

My Bravest is yet to come! But the move from Texas to Chicago with a family of four (and one large poodle) in January was definitely brave.

JOE UNLEASHED:

  • Always on the field (or ice) as coach for his twins
  • Amateur bike racer who started a popular Midwest series
  • Loves live music

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

Account Management

Serena

Account Supervisor
Chicago
Ainsley

Sr. Account Executive
Chicago
Eric

Management Supervisor
Chicago
Candace

Project Coordinator
San Diego
Kristin

Group Account Director
Chicago
Ingrid

Group Account Director
San Diego
Kasi

Account Supervisor
Chicago
Alexandra

Account Executive
Chicago
Claire

Account Supervisor
Atlanta
Vanessa

Account Supervisor
Chicago
Jennifer

Account Group Supervisor
Chicago
Mike

Senior Account Executive
Chicago
Kara

Senior Account Supervisor
San Diego
Meagan

Sr. Account Executive
Chicago
Nathan

Sr. Account Executive
San Diego
Wally

Account Supervisor
San Diego
Jim

VP, Management Supervisor
Chicago
Jane

Account Director
San Diego
Hannah

Account Executive
San Diego
Lindsey

Sr. Account Executive
San Diego
Leah

Account Supervisor
San Diego
Darren

Account Supervisor
San Diego
Leah

Group Account Director
San Diego
Ashley

Sr. Account Executive
Chicago
Andrea

Account Director
Chicago
Allyson

Assistant Account Executive
Chicago
Catherine

Account Executive
Chicago
Clark

Account Executive
Chicago
Lauren

VP, Management Supervisor
New York
Alison

Account Supervisor
Chicago
Stacy

Group Account Director
Chicago

Creative

Aaron

Sr. Art Director
San Diego
Christopher

Assoc. Creative Director, Art
Chicago
Kevin

Assoc. Creative Director, Copy
San Diego
Lucy

Assoc. Creative Director, Copy
Chicago
Sandra

Creative Director, Art
Chicago
Mike

Creative Director, Copy
Chicago
Erin

Sr. Art Director
Chicago
Rob

Assoc. Creative Director, Copy
Chicago
Kory

Assoc. Creative Director, Art
San Diego
Jennifer

Assoc. Creative Director, Art
Chicago
John

Sr. Art Director
San Diego
Nicole

Art Director
Chicago
Chris

Art Director
Chicago
Kavitha

Sr. Copywriter
Chicago
Christopher

Assoc. Creative Director, Copy
Chicago
Chris

Copywriter
Chicago
Kylie

Jr. Art Director
Chicago
Penny

Studio Manager, Art Director
Atlanta
Kat

Presentation Specialist
Atlanta
Pete

Playtime Director
Victoria

Jr. Art Director
Chicago
Ray

Creative Director
San Diego
Michelle

Group Creative Director, Copy
Chicago
Lawrence

Group Creative Director
Chicago
Andrea

Senior Art Director
Chicago
Veronika

Senior Copywriter
Chicago
Becky

Production Artist
Chicago
Cait

Junior Copywriter
Chicago

Digital/Social/Analytics

Troy

Developer
Atlanta
Liz

Search Marketing Manager
Atlanta
Jasmine

Sr. Social Media Strategist
Atlanta
Katy

Sr. Social Media Strategist
Atlanta
Jacob

Analyst
Atlanta
Samantha

Content Manager
Atlanta
Scot

Director of User Experience (UX)
Chicago
Benn

Digital Producer
Chicago

Project Management/Production/Editorial

Shannon

Sr. Dir. of Creative Operations
Atlanta
Megan

V.P., Project Management
Atlanta
Sarah

Project Manager
Chicago
Marie

Proofreader/Assistant Copywriter
Chicago
Susanne

Project Manager
Chicago
Allie

Jr. Project Manager
Chicago
Ben

Associate Producer
Associate Producer
Rich

Sr. Producer, Content Manager
Chicago
Miriam

Managing Editor
San Diego
Cynthia

Sr. Project Manager
Atlanta
Jackie

Print Production Manager
Atlanta
Denise

Print Production Manager
Atlanta
Josie

Project Manager
Atlanta
Jeff

Senior Print Producer
Atlanta
Debi

Proofreader
Chicago
Patti

Project Manager
San Diego

Finance/Admin/IT

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

Consumer - B2B Team

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