Gail cultivates innovation through custom brainstorms, cross-team ideation, concept creation, and copywriting. She calls both her process and her business, Gailstorm.
Throughout her career as a creative, in agencies large and small, her primary expertise and passion has always been helping creative ideas flourish. Her recent agency experience includes TracyLocke, where she was the Global Executive Concept Director, a fancy title, which meant she was responsible for idea generation at this 350-person agency that specializes in Shopper Marketing and has PepsiCo as its largest client. As Chief Idea Officer at Inspira, she gave a well-meaning experiential shop, known for nuts and bolts pop-ups, their creative swagger.
She is renown for leading integrated agency teams in their desire to create one voice for client, including Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, Hewlett-Packard and Harman International.
Gail began her career at Ogilvy, where she moved up on the copywriting side of the business. She also ran an award winning Public Relations agency where she and her clients enjoyed more than their share of fifteen minutes of fame. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including a coveted Cannes Lion for her work on Guinness.
Joe has 10+ years experience as an art director, designer, illustrator and creative strategist.
He’s worked on projects big and small for a diverse set of clients—McDonald’s, Coca Cola, Nascar, Carhartt and the NBA to name a few. Joe relentlessly strives to view the creative process from different angles. What will move the audience visually and inspire? What will feel tactile and authentic? What will make the creative more enticing and elevate the work beyond simple advertising or basic communication.
While design with a touch of visual irreverence may be a trademark, Joe takes the business side of the industry seriously and brings strategy-based thinking to every project regardless of medium or audience.
In his off hours, Joe draws comic books, watches films, listens to music and collects comic book art.
An award-winning copywriter and Creative Director, Gordon brings over two decade’s experience in marketing communications and the creation of effective, award-winning user experiences.
He began his career making print, radio and TV ads at Young & Rubicam New York, before diving into the embryonic field of Interactive Communications at Modem Media in 1995. There he worked to develop some of the first corporate Web sites and digital campaigns for brands such as AT&T, Citibank, John Hancock and Coors Brewing Co. Gordon returned to Y&R in 1998 as the Executive Creative Director of their interactive group Brand Dialogue, crafting exciting and ground-breaking work for clients such as AT&T, 7UP/Dr Pepper, GeoCities, Altria, Showtime Networks and SONY.
In 2001 Gordon and two partners founded Kinesis Marketing, building it from two laptops & a borrowed picnic table to an award-winning, multi-city firm known for its user-friendly experiences and eye-catching design on behalf of BMW/MINI, Coldwell Banker, Comcast, FOREX.com, SONY and SK USA. When Kinesis was acquired by FTI Consulting in 2008, Gordon spent several years building up FTI’s digital solutions group, producing new and innovative work Novartis, Navistar, Allstate, M&M Mars, Star Alliance, Harrods and Delta Air.
With more than 20 years of experience managing work for some of the world’s most successful brands, Jonathan has been recognized by some of the industry’s biggest and most prestigious awards shows, including MIXX, The One Show, Communication Arts, Double Click, CADC, and The Addys.
Jonathan started his career with a eight-year stint at Modem Media, followed by a six-year tour as a partner at Spitfire Interactive in Connecticut and most recently a six-year stay at Primacy in NYC where he helped manage a team of 15
Art Directors, Designers, Digital Designers, and Writers.
He has managed campaigns and large website builds for Aetna, Cannondale, Subway, Heineken, Delta, Sikorsky, UChicago Medicine, Emory Healthcare, ESPN, Yale New Haven Health to name just a few.