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Richard Kirshenbaum

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

With over 30 years of experience, Richard Kirshenbaum is a leading figure in the advertising industry, co-founder of famed Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, and a pioneer of concepts like the pop-up store, sidewalk advertising, and various forms of guerrilla marketing.

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Woody Wright

PARTNER / DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

Woody has spent his entire career in account management and brand strategy. He has worked across a multitude of verticals, including private aviation, hospitality, tech, wellness, real estate, beer, and fashion for clients such as Miller Lite, Wheels Up, Douglas Elliman, and 1 Hotels. Having worked with some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, Woody is constantly pushing himself and his team to provide breakthrough thinking and execution that ultimately elevates and drives the business forward.

 
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Joseph Mazzaferro

PARTNER / EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

A senior creative professional with 20+ years of creative marketing experience for brands with substance and style, Joseph is instrumental in business-building and award-winning ideas for the fashion, retail, blue chip technology and luxury industries. Previous clients include LVMH, Chanel, Microsoft, BMW and Absolut Vodka.

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Gerland van Ackre

PARTNER / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

Originally from Belgium, Gerland has spent the past 12 years in agency business development and account management on clients the likes of Patrón, Wendy's, and Burlington. An entrepreneur at heart, Gerland gets his kick from finding ways to get the job done and delivering work that works. For fun; he laces up to run marathons and recently completed his quest of running a marathon on all 7 continents.