New faces on the Oliver Russell team

Oliver Russell recently added a few new team members. In addition to Sienna George, who we previously covered, the announcement in the Idaho Business Review puts the spotlight on Dave McKay and Alyssa Stephens.

Dave McKay now serves as Oliver Russell’s Design Director. Based in Bozeman, Montana, he brings branding, strategy, and inclusive design experience from the likes of Hypermatter, PartnersCreative, SAP, Oracle, PayPal, saltStudio, J. Walter Thompson Worldwide and JWT INSIDE.

Alyssa Stephens has taken the role of Junior Graphic Designer. She is a recent MFA graduate of Montana State University at Bozeman.

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Oliver Russell turned 29 today. Here’s what Russ Stoddard shared recently on Twitter:

Congratulations to Russ, his team, and everyone who’s been involved with the shop over the years.

New PR Director joins Oliver Russell

Oliver Russell recently announced that they’ve added Fiona Gwozdz (Gah- vusht) to their team as PR Director to head its public relations practice.

Gwozdz has broad experience working internationally and domestically for nonprofits, public affairs groups, public agencies, and PR consultancies. She most recently worked as a senior account executive at Edelman on its business and social purpose team. She is a graduate of the Clark Honors College, University of Oregon.

Gwozdz will work from her base in the Portland, Oregon, area, according to the agency.

Oliver Russell branches out into Portland. Again.

Coinciding with the addition of Business Development Director Morgan Rider, Oliver Russell recently announced their expansion into Portland, Oregon. Their Portland office shares space with B-Line Urban Delivery, a fellow B Corp, in the Redd.

In the press release about the expansion, Rider says, “I couldn’t be more excited to be expanding Oliver Russell’s reach beyond Idaho to Oregon, Washington and California,” said Rider. “My focus will be on cultivating new opportunities with businesses and nonprofits that share our vision for positive world change. Portland is home to many purpose-driven brands, and Oliver Russell’s expertise in branding and marketing helps organizations across the Northwest achieve their goals with a strong sense of values and purpose.”

Longtime readers may remember that this is not Oliver Russell’s first foray into the Portland market, as the agency previously had a presence there in the mid-2000s.