Allison+Partners has appointed Jennifer Chelstad general manager of its Seattle office to scale the agency’s growth in the Seattle region and bring strategic leadership to clients.
Chelstad brings more than 20 years of communications experience working with Fortune 100s, startups and nonprofits across a wide range of sectors, including consumer products and services, retail, technology, entertainment, healthcare, transportation and financial services. Prior to joining Allison+Partners, she served in agency leadership roles at Outcast, FleishmanHillard, Weber Shandwick and SHIFT Communications.
“The Seattle region continues to see tremendous growth fueled by innovation, and the community of talented communications professionals here has kept pace,” Chelstad said. “With its global footprint, collaborative approach and regular recognition as a best agency to work, Allison+Partners is uniquely positioned in the Seattle market. I’m thrilled to join the team at this pivotal time and proud to work with incredible Seattle-based companies.”
Chelstad’s top priorities at Allison+Partners will be to lead new business efforts across the region and contribute to global growth efforts. She will also serve as a senior counselor to key consumer accounts across the agency in the consumer products and services, mobility, and retail sectors.
Allison+Partners is a global marketing and communications agency driven by a collaborative approach to innovation and creativity. The firm was named by PRovoke Media as one of its Global Agencies of the Decade, North American Agencies of the Year and Best Agencies to Work For. The agency was also named by PRWeek as a Best Places to Work for four consecutive years and recognized as one of UK’s Fastest Growing Agencies. Allison+Partners operates in 34 markets worldwide and is organized around five practices: Consumer Brands, Corporate, Reputation Risk + Public Affairs, Health and Technology. The agency’s Marketing Innovation Team, which combines brand strategy, integrated marketing, creative, research and measurement expertise into one offering, works across these practices to deliver integrated storytelling for clients. Allison+Partners is owned by Stagwell, one of the fastest-growing and most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. Agency partners leverage Stagwell’s technology, data analytics, insights and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment for more than 1,700 clients worldwide. For more information, visit www.allisonpr.com.