New hire and promotion at Oliver Russell

Oliver Russell recently added a new face to their team, and promoted another.

Brandon Stoker

Brandon StokerBrandon Stoker joined Oliver Russell as a graphic designer. He brings experience in app design, paper goods, branding, illustration, video editing, print design and sculpture. He’s helped clients like Yard House, Olive Garden, Scholastic, Boise State University, Corkcicle, Full Sail University, as well as a string of startups. Most recently, Brandon worked as a Junior Art Director at Push, a digital creative agency based out of Orlando, Fl. He also spent nine years at Apple, teaching customers how to use Apple products and gaining valuable insight into the mind of the American consumer.

Shawna Samuelson

Shawna SamuelsonShawna Samuelson has been promoted to Account Services Director. Previously, Shawna worked as a Senior Producer at Oliver Russell. In the new role, she will apply her 10-plus years of client experience to handling all aspects of contract execution, managing the agency’s account services team, and playing a greater role in business development. Shawna graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2006.

Drake Cooper has added to Andrew Piron’s title

Andrew PironLast month, Drake Cooper announced that Andrew Piron has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. He’ll lead Drake Cooper’s team of employees in both the Boise and Seattle offices, with responsibility for management and operations, and will report directly to the agency’s Chief Executive Officer, Jamie Cooper.

Piron, who joined Drake Cooper in 2016 as COO, picks up the addition to his title from Jamie Cooper, who now serves solely as CEO. Cooper will focus on leading the agency’s vision for creativity and innovation, as well as continuing to be a key advisor and strategist for the agency’s clients.

Stoltz Marketing Group announces new leadership

Stoltz Marketing Group in Boise recently announced their leadership transition, with internal promotions to form a new executive team. That new team is comprised of:

Agency founder Ken Stoltz will remain as Chairman, and will still play an active role in the company.

Full details about the agency’s leadership transition is available here. Congratulations to all.

Comings and goings at DaviesMoore

DaviesMoore


DaviesMoore
has been going through a growth spurt as of late. Here are some of their latest hires:

Ben Adams — Digital Media Planner / Buyer

Jessca Hellwinkel — Account Services Assistant

Erin Westendorf — Accounting & Billing Assistant

Lindsey Schultz — Office Manager

Dustin Jones — Web Developer

In addition to these new hires, DaviesMoore has also had a couple of notable promotions:

Tyler LaDouceur is now Account Services Manager. He’s been with DaviesMoore since 2007, and was most recently Digital Media Planner/Buyer & Media Buyer Senior Account Executive.

Tanya Vaughan has been promoted from Vice President of Digital to Chief Digital Officer, and is now a partner in the firm.

On the goings front, Isaac Squyres is no longer with DaviesMoore. According to his LinkedIn profile he left in November and has formed Squyres Strategic Communications.

And finally, after 33 years in the business, Jeff Nielsen retired at the end of 2014.

Promotions at Drake Cooper

Drake CooperA couple of notable promotions over at Drake Cooper recently:

Brad Weigle has been promoted from Project Manager to Manager / Digital Planning.

Dylan Amundson has been promoted from Brand Manager to Manager / Business Development.

Additional details about these promotions are available here.

Congratulations to both.