We are not ad people

But we are engineers, rule breakers, artists, scientists, filmmakers, aspiring guitarists, technologists, adventure junkies, anthropologists, and everything in between. All working together in a modern global network to make the most written about, talked about, and outrageously successful work in the world.

Our Leadership

Leaders:

Open List

Lori Senecal

  • Adam Chasnow
  • Andre Kassu
  • Bamboo Ye
  • Bryant King
  • Chuck Porter
  • Courtney Loveman
  • Danielle Aldrich
  • Devin Reiter
  • Erik Sollenberg
  • Jeanne Nicastro
  • Jennifer Hruska
  • Kevin Jones
  • Kristen Fox
  • Linus Karlsson
  • Lori Senecal
  • Marcos Medeiros
  • Mathias Birkvad
  • Mollie Partesotti
  • Neil Riddell
  • Ralph Watson
  • Ryan Skubic
  • Tom Adams
  • Tony Calcao
  • Vinicius Reis

Adam Chasnow

VP/Executive Creative Director

Boulder, CO

Adam Chasnow leads a creative group at CP+B that develops integrated campaigns for INFINITI and Kraft Heinz brands. A copywriter by trade, Adam has worked at some of the world’s most creative advertising agencies. In 2016, he was named to Adweek’s Creative 100 List for his work on Kraft Macaroni & Cheese’s award-winning campaign, New and Not Improved: The World’s Largest Blind Taste Test. In his six years at CP+B, Chasnow has also led campaigns for Microsoft Windows, Bing and Xbox One. Adam joined CP+B from 180 Amsterdam where he led pan-European efforts for Amstel Bier, Motorola, Sony and Opel. He began his career in public relations at Hill & Knowlton before joining the New York offices of McCann, DDB, Cliff Freeman & Partners, and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco.

Andre Kassu

Partner/CCO

Andre leads both CP+B Brazil and CP+B Miami alongside Marcos Medeiros, his creative partner of many years. Andre and Marcos first teamed up in 2008 while working at AlmapBBDO. Since then, they have worked for an array of global brands including VW, Pepsi, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company O Boticario, Bayer, Pedigree and the insurance company Bradesco Seguros. Together, Andre and Marcos have been among the most highly awarded and recognized creative teams in the world. In 2013 alone, the pair won 16 Lions at Cannes for brands including VW, Bayer and Getty Images. The previous year, they won five Lions and earlier in their career, as a copywriter and art director, the duo won an additional 12 Lions and received the Cannes Grand Prix in the Press category for their Billboard Magazine campaign.

Bamboo Ye

General Manager/Executive Creative Director

As Managing Director and Executive Creative Director, Bamboo leads CP+B’s new Beijing office while collaborating with the agency’s other offices around the world. Bamboo brings with him a wealth of expertise in delivering creative across international markets having previously worked at top global agencies in Beijing, including TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO, Grey, Y&R and Vision & Value, as well as Bates in Shanghai over the course of a 20-year career. His background covers a wide range of brands and industries from consumer packaged goods to internet, IT and luxury, with particularly extensive experience in automotive including work with Bentley Motors, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, Jeep, Chrysler and Jaguar to name a few. Bamboo has received numerous accolades for his work from Chinese award shows to global recognition from the likes of Cannes and New York Festivals.

Bryant King

VP/Chief Engagement Officer

Boulder, CO

Bryant leads all things media for CP+B as Chief Engagement Officer. Prior to taking this role, he has spent the last 13 years at the agency impacting nearly every single account through media planning or analytics. As the Director of Message Planning and Analytics, he led the push to build out CP+B’s analytics capabilities, building customized dashboards for Microsoft, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Hotels.com. This group later morphed into Business Insights, as we discovered it was far easier to solve a business problem by clearly and simply identifying the real problem first. Prior to CP+B, King worked at Angotti Thomas Hedge, Wieden+Kennedy, Lowe Lintas and Partners, and Cramer-Krasselt, on such clients as Microsoft, Saab Cars USA, Sun Microsystems, Eddie Bauer, AT&T, and P&G.

Chuck Porter

Partner/Chairman

Chuck joined the Crispin Agency in 1988 as creative director and partner, after a long career as an award-winning freelance copywriter. The agency was renamed Crispin & Porter, and within three years, it doubled in size and was named one of the top 15 creative shops in the country. Under his leadership, CP+B has become one of the most awarded agencies in the world and was honored as Agency of the Decade by Advertising Age. Chuck has been a judge or jury chairman at the Clios, the Andy Awards, the D&AD Awards in London, and Cannes, among others. He has served as Chairman of the 4A’s and co-chairman of Advertising Week in New York, North America’s preeminent communications industry event. He’s an advisor to the Future of Advertising Project at Wharton as well as co-founder of the Boulder Digital Works Institute at the University of Colorado. He also sponsors the Porter Scholarships at the University of Minnesota, his alma mater. Along with Martha Stewart and Michael Dell, he was named one of Inc. Magazine’s "Entrepreneurs We Love”, and in 2015 he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.

Courtney Loveman

VP/CO-HEAD OF STRATEGY

Boulder, CO

Courtney Loveman has a rare combination of MBA and MFA that feeds a mostly healthy confab between the right and left sides of her brain. A nonconformist of the highest degree, Loveman’s passion for strategy is grounded in a cultural curiosity that has taken her from luxury fashion and beauty to mass CPG and fast food, with to the US prison system, the funeral industry. At CP+B, Courtney Loveman has led strategy for traditional accounts (Amex, MetLife, Domino’s, Kraft) and co-led the Brand Invention group, developing agency-owned brands and equity partnerships in verticals as diverse as apparel, food+beverage, and tech. Prior to joining CPB, she worked client-side in strategy, marketing and design for iconic brands, including Ralph Lauren, Maybelline and Seventh Generation.

Danielle Aldrich

President, CP+B West

As President of CP+B West, Danielle drives connectivity and collaboration across CP+B Boulder an CP+B LA in order to bring more talent and resources to client partners. Serving for three years in her previous role as Managing Director of CP+B Boulder, Danielle helped drive overall growth for the office, including key new business, by developing an innovative and supportive culture that attracts and retains the best talent in the marketplace. In her collective 14 years at CP+B, Danielle has helped the agency win over 300 creative awards and honors, including a Cannes Titanium Grand Prix and a Grand Effie. Danielle has worked on some of the agency’s most acclaimed and successful campaigns, including; Old Navy SuperModelquins, The Burger King "King" campaign, Whopper Freakout and the Subservient Chicken, which AdAge named one of the ‘Top Ten Best Campaigns of the 21st Century.’

Devin Reiter

VP/Managing Director

Boulder, CO

Devin serves as the Managing Director for the Boulder office, where he is responsible for client relationships and business development. Prior to rejoining CP+B in 2015, Devin was an Executive Account Director at McCann Erickson in New York, where he helped reposition Verizon FiOS, supported the USPS in their most successful holiday season to date and led and won the New York Lottery account. During his 2010 – 2014 tenure at CP+B, he led efforts on Microsoft including the global launch of Phones, Windows 7 and 8 as well as Bing. In addition, Devin oversaw many facets of American Express, including Small Business Saturday, OPEN Forum and the travel segment. His career thus far has proven to be quite dynamic; from QSR and retail to footwear and technology. He has worked on Verizon Wireless, including the award winning “Can You Hear Me Now” campaign, Popeye’s Chicken, Wendy’s and the long-standing Dave Thomas campaign, Foot Locker and Champs Sports.

Erik Sollenberg

Co-Global CEO

Erik Sollenberg was named CP+B’s Co-Global CEO in August, 2017. Working alongside current Global CEO Lori Senecal until her retirement at the end of the year, Erik oversees CP+B’s offices around the world and helps shape the agency’s product development, innovation initiatives and global growth. Erik joined CP+B from renowned Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors where he’s been CEO for the last 14 years. F&B has long been recognized for their brilliant and innovative work, creating global campaigns for clients including Volvo, IKEA and Procter & Gamble. Under Erik’s leadership, they have consistently been in the top tier of international agency rankings, and have won over 100 Lions and six Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival for Creativity. In the last three years, they’ve been recognized by the Gunn Report as the most awarded agency of the year, and they’ve been named Independent Agency of the Year at Cannes, Agency of the Year at the One Show and Agency of the Year at the Art Directors Club.

Jeanne Nicastro

VP/U.S. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Los Angeles, CA

As CP+B’s brand champion, Jeanne oversees the direction and growth of one of the world’s most award-winning creative agencies. She is responsible for Business Development across CP+B’s three U.S. offices: Boulder, Los Angeles, and Miami. Since joining the agency in 2014 as Business Development Director, Jeanne has been instrumental in adding a number of Fortune 500 brands to the agency’s client roster including INFINITI, PayPal, American Airlines, Hershey’s, Jose Cuervo, NBA2K, and Frito-Lay. Jeanne is experienced in helping senior management change, evolve and focus their messaging and resources to meet future client needs. She builds departments and stronger pitch teams focused on delivering winning presentations to address the agency’s strategic growth imperatives.

Jennifer Hruska

VP/CO-HEAD OF STRATEGY

Boulder, CO

Jen Hruska is a Co-Head of Strategy at CP+B. She currently leads two global accounts - American Airlines and Infiniti luxury automotive. During her 6 years at CP+B, she worked on Old Navy, American Express, Aspen Dental and Netflix. Prior to CP+B, she held various roles as VP, Head of Planning and lead Strategist focusing on research, insights and brand development for clients ranging from Abbott Nutrition and Hologic to American Eagle, Seventh Generation, Playtex and Hasbro. She has an undergraduate degree in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s Degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kevin Jones

Chief Creative Officer

Los Angeles, CA

Kevin Jones leads the Creative Department on all agency accounts, including PayPal, Amazon, Google, NBA 2K, and Jose Cuervo. He joined the agency in 2014 from Wieden+Kennedy, where he spent the majority of the past 20 years running numerous high-profile and complex accounts, including P&G, Target, Nike, Coke, Dodge/Chrysler, and EA. His work has won him back-to-back Emmys for the Chrysler Super Bowl spot “Imported from Detroit” and the noted P&G Olympic spot “Best Job,” the most talked about campaign during the London Olympics. He was also nominated for an Emmy for the powerful Clint Eastwood Chrysler spot “It’s Halftime in America.” Jones’ work has been honored with eight Gold Lions at Cannes, The Grand Effie, a Webby People’s Voice award and AICP, The One Show and the Clio Awards. His work is also in the Library of Congress as well as The Museum of Modern Art’s collection.

Kristen Fox

Director of Social Media

Boulder, CO

Kristen leads social and mobile media strategy on behalf of CP+B’s Media and Analytics group. Prior to joining CP+B, she managed all U.S. social media efforts across Facebook and Twitter for Dove. She also led Dove’s global social strategy and the rollout of its global Facebook content platform. In addition to social media, Kristen also has extensive mobile expertise. Her mobile clients have included Dove, Dove Men+Care, Qualcomm, American Heart Association, eBay, AXE, Wal-Mart, Ben & Jerry’s, Butterball, P&G, and GM. Her mobile career began more than seven years ago at ESPN as associate director of Product, where she was responsible for directing the brand’s personality across its wireless licensing products, marketing, messaging and sponsorships. In 2006, Kristen served on the board of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), where she helped shape industry standards and best practices for mobile marketing and advertising in the U.S. She co-chaired the MMA’s Mobile Video & Television Committee where she led the industry’s first-ever mobile video and TV advertising study. Kristen’s passion for innovative and contextual marketing began while she was director of Sponsorships and Integrated Marketing at Sony Digital Entertainment. During her six-year tenure there, she built one of the industry’s most successful online sponsorship businesses, utilizing vast content assets from Sony Music, Sony Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Television to match consumer interests with advertiser objectives.

Linus Karlsson

Global Chief Creative Officer

As Global Chief Creative Officer, Linus leads the creative process across CP+B. An award-winning and renowned creative leader, Linus has served as Chief Creative Officer of Global Brands at McCann-Erickson, led Chevrolet globally as Creative Chairman of Commonwealth/McCann, and co-founded Mother New York. Most recently, he founded and ran MING Utility and Entertainment Group, a creative company based upon design, technology and entertainment, which worked with clients such as IKEA, Polaroid and BMW.

Lori Senecal

Co-Global CEO, CP+B

In her role as Co-Global CEO, Lori oversees CP+B’s global growth and expansion, manages the coordination of the firm's ten international offices and focuses on the agency’s continued global development. Since joining the agency in 2015, Lori has made a tremendous impact on both the business and culture of CP+B, creating a truly modern global agency that is inventive, agile and collaborative, offering consistency internationally with strong local market flair. Lori’s leadership and strong focus on talent has fueled the agency’s development and growth across disciplines and geographies, and recently led Advertising Age to recognize CP+B among the “Creativity Innovators of the Year” while naming Lori among only four “Agency Executives to Watch” in 2016. Over the past year, CP+B has won significant business including the coveted American Airlines, Infiniti, Hershey and Pay Pal accounts, and was awarded the Titanium Grand Prix for its Dominos work at The Cannes Lions Festival (the highest award given for inventive ideas that drive business performance in new ways). The agency continues to create bold firsts and garner world-­‐class results for clients by employing a new and broad creative toolbox that capitalizes on expertise in technology, design and manufacturing. Prior to her current role, Lori served as Global Chairman and CEO of KBS. Under her leadership, KBS grew from a 250-­‐person domestic agency to over 900 people worldwide and was recognized by Crain's as one of the “Best Places to Work in NYC”, as well as on AdAge’s list of “Standout Agencies” three consecutive years. Prior to KBS, Lori served as President of the flagship New York office of McCann Erickson and previously, as Global Chief Innovation Officer for McCann Worldgroup. In 2014, Lori was named among AdAge's "Women to Watch,” and in 2013 she was honored at the AWNY Game Changer Awards with a Quantum Leap award for leadership and innovation. She is also a Member of the Ad Council Board of Directors.

Marcos Medeiros

Partner/CCO

Marcos leads both CP+B Brazil and CP+B Miami alongside Andre Kassu, his creative partner of many years. Marcos and Andre first teamed up in 2008 while working at AlmapBBDO. Since then, they have worked for an array of global brands including VW, Pepsi, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company O Boticario, Bayer, Pedigree and the insurance company Bradesco Seguros. Together, Marcos and Andre have been among the most highly awarded and recognized creative teams in the world. In 2013 alone, the pair won 16 Lions at Cannes for brands including VW, Bayer and Getty Images. The previous year, they won five Lions and earlier in their career, as a copywriter and art director, the duo won an additional 12 Lions and received the Cannes Grand Prix in the Press category for their Billboard Magazine campaign.

Mathias Birkvad

Managing Director, Copenhagen

Mathias is the Managing Director at CP+B Copenhagen and an award-winning integrated communications generalist with comprehensive international experience. Throughout his career, Mathias has worked with the integration of digital thinking and creative technology in traditional agency models. He has a solid academic approach, but is also a strong believer in the close corporation between strategic and creative forces. Above all, Mathias has a profound interest in people, communication and the world we live in.

Mollie Partesotti

VP/HEAD OF STRATEGY

Los Angeles, CA

Mollie Partesotti joined CP+B in 2016 from TBWA/Media Arts Lab where she was Group Strategy Director across Apple products and services, namely iPhone, iPad and Mac. While working on Apple, she led strategy for global product launches and brand communications efforts spanning more than 20 markets and six global Media Arts Lab offices. Her work on the “Shot on iPhone” campaign was awarded with a Cannes Grand Prix, as well as heavy recognition at the Jay Chiat Awards, Andys and Effies. In addition to the tech sector, Mollie has worked in and led strategy, research and insights across technology, automotive, travel, financial services, CPG, beauty, sports, entertainment, fashion and media, for notable brands such as Apple, Google, ESPN, Nike, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America. Mollie also devotes time to mentoring budding branding and strategy talent at Loyola University’s School of Mass Communication and the VCU Brandcenter, where she received her Master’s Degree.

Neil Riddell

EVP/Executive Director, Product Innovation

Boulder, CO

Neil Riddell leads CP+B’s Product Innovation group in serving current clients on key product and design initiatives, as well as developing new agency-owned brands and partnership opportunities. CP+B’s product development partnerships include the prospering bike-sharing system B-cycle, the environmentally minded mechanic brand Green Garage, and the award-winning spirit brands – Angel’s Envy Bourbon and the Hemingway inspired Papa’s Pilar Rum. Neil has been with CP+B for 15 years and was one of the founders of the product innovation group in 2007. Depending on the project and company, Neil’s role in the group goes from being an executive creative director for product and experiential design, to being involved in brand strategies, patent writing and research and development. Neil is an industrial designer who also holds a degree in International Finance and Marketing from the University of Miami.

Ralph Watson

VP/Chief Creative Officer

Boulder, CO

Ralph is the Chief Creative Officer at CP+B Boulder, where he is responsible for all the office’s creative output. Prior to joining the agency in April 2014, Ralph was with BBDO helping to lead their work for Bud Light. Before that, he was Associate Partner heading up the Goodby Silverstein office in Detroit and overseeing Chevrolet, their biggest account. During his career, he has worked from coast to coast in the U.S. including stints at Leonard/Monahan, Team One, Arnold and Saatchi & Saatchi, NY. Watson has art directed and creative directed work that has been repeatedly awarded at Cannes, The One Show, Andy’s, Clios, Art Directors Club and D&AD for a number of high profile clients, including Miller High Life, Fruit by the Foot and AT&T.

Ryan Skubic

VP/Managing Director

Los Angeles, CA

As managing director of CP+B LA, Ryan focuses on the office’s clients, employees, new business, culture and overall management. Ryan joined CP+B in 2003 as a key contributor to the agency’s work with MINI. Since then, he has led global work for Microsoft Windows, spent time on Nike, Volkswagen, The Alliance For Climate Protection and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and oversaw the agency’s recent work with Charles Schwab and 2K Sports. Ryan is one of the few CP+Bers who has spent time in each of CP+B’s American offices (Miami, Boulder and Los Angeles). Prior to CP+B, he spent four years at Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis on Harley-Davidson and Gibson Guitars. He spends his spare time chasing his twin boys, and searching for LA’s best tacos, good craft beers and the golf swing that was apparently lost in his move west from Miami.

Tom Adams

Executive Creative Director, CP+B Miami

Miami, FL

Tom Adams helps lead the creative department at CP+B Miami, where he started his advertising career in the late-90’s. The first ad he worked on at the then fledgling agency was for a local Miami company who manufactured kidney dialysis machines. From there, he went on to help launch one of the most successful and effective youth-oriented anti-smoking campaign efforts— the truth campaign. During his time at CP+B, Tom worked on iconic brands such as MINI, IKEA, Slim Jim and Geek Squad, while also helping to re-launch Burger King’s classic line “Have It Your Way.” After playing an instrumental role in CP+B’s formative growth for more than nine years, Tom left to co-found the creative boutique shop, Goodness Mfg. The agency was quickly chosen to help launch Google’s first phone Nexus, and partnered with brands like Toshiba, Under Armour, Lucas Arts and the National Council of American Indians. After a stint as Executive Creative Director at Deutsch LA, Tom rejoined CP+B Miami In 2016 to lead its further resurgence.

Tony Calcao

EVP/Executive Creative Director

Boulder, CO

Tony has been with CP+B for 23 years. As EVP and Executive Creative Director, he leads the teams behind Domino’s Pizza and OtterBox. He was instrumental in launching CP+B’s truth and MINI campaigns and created ads for Volkswagen, Burger King, Giro, Shimano, Schwinn, Molson, Fruit of the Loom, Jell-O and Virgin Atlantic Airways. Tony is an enthusiastic leader and perennial award winner, receiving top honors from Cannes, ANDY, Clio, D&AD, Kelly, the One Show, and featured in Archive, Communication Arts annuals and many popular books on advertising. For his work with Domino’s, Esquire Magazine named Tony a “Reengineer”, joining a group of “Men and women who have rebuilt, rethought, or happily dismantled their industries, their influences, and themselves.” In college, Tony played baseball for the University of Miami and aspired to play major league ball. He chose advertising, instead, and has since acquired a following of creative admirers. But his biggest fans are his daughter Chiara and son Caden.

Vinicius Reis

Partner/CEO

Vinicius manages both the Miami and Brazil CP+B offices as Partner/CEO. His wide range of experience includes Regional Communications Director at DDB in Miami, Executive VP at Lowe Worldwide in NY, CEO at HAVAS Digital in Brazil, and Partner at Agência WE. At Africa Propoganda, Vinicius was a Group Account Director and was responsible for new business, as well as Grupo ABC’s international expansion. Vinicius is experienced with North American and LatAm emerging markets, as well as global coordination projects. He enjoys strong relationships with creative teams that are based on a united passion for innovative, cutting-edge and award-winning advertising. His leadership on campaigns has led to 6 Cannes Lions for TV, Press and Poster, OOH and Media. Vinicius graduated from ESPM in 1999, and majored in Business Administration.

Awards

  • 5 Time Creativity Agency of the Year
  • Cannes Interactive Agency of the Year
  • Advertising Age Agency of the Decade