Meet our thought leaders and category experts.

The most valuable asset of any agency is its people. Our people just happen to be a bit more valuable than most. A combination of specialists and generalists, high-level thinkers and front-line doers, these are the folks who set the tone for everything we do.

  • Gary Backaus

    Gary Backaus

    Principal, Chief Creative & Strategy Officer
    Team member since 1989

  • Gokben Yamandag

    Gokben Yamandag

    Chief Digital Officer
    Team member since 2005

  • Tom Barzizza

    Tom Barzizza

    Principal, President, Archer Malmo Retail
    Team member since 2011

  • Jay Cooper

    Jay Cooper

    Principal, SVP, Group Account Director
    Team member since 1988

  • Meredith Cuevas

    Meredith Cuevas

    SVP, Group Account Director
    Team member since 2016

  • Beverly Mattingly

    Beverly Mattingly

    SVP, Group Account Director
    Team member since 2012

  • Fred Nichols

    Fred Nichols

    SVP, Group Account Director
    Team member since 2015

  • Patricia Emory-Walker

    Patricia Emory-Walker

    SVP, Group Account Director
    Team member since 2004

  • Wally Rose

    Wally Rose

    SVP, Executive Creative Director
    Team member since 2012

  • Wally Rose

    Brooke Feachen

    VP, Public Relations Director
    Team member since 2017