By thesanfranciscoegotist / /
Venables Bell + Partners has announced that Che-Na Stephenson has joined the agency and its leadership team as Group Creative Director. Prior to VB+P, she was a Creative Director at Grey NY, where she led the Downy business. During this time and in her quest to find a healthy cocktail option, Stephenson founded and developed a vitamin cocktail mix and brand called, Solie, and she continues to build this burgeoning business today. Before her stint at Grey, she spent six years at 72&Sunny NY.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Che-Na to VB+P,” said CCO Will McGinness. “She brings fantastic experience crafting and transforming outstanding brands, and has an impeccable eye for design. She also brings amazing energy and fresh perspectives to our approach, and she’s quickly becoming a great role model and leader for our team, and an invaluable partner to our clients. I can’t wait to see all that she will accomplish ahead.”
“I’ve long admired VB+P both for its breakthrough work, as well as its special and supportive culture,” said Stephenson. “It’s especially exciting to work with a leading independent firm where we have the opportunity to truly push the boundaries of what is possible in terms of our capabilities and creative solutions, and really be innovative in our approach. I’m fortunate to be joining an amazing team and wonderful new clients and know that we’ll do great things together!”
Congrats all around.