By thesanfranciscoegotist / /
Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners (BSSP) announced the appointment of several new senior executives across the organization. Kerri Stumpo joins as the new Head of Media and Communications Strategy, Liz Corsini joins as Head of Production and Jake Bayham has been promoted to Head of Strategy.
“We couldn’t be more excited about this new infusion of talent at the leadership level. It feels like all the pieces are in place to take us to the next level of growth and further our depth and breadth as a full service shop,” said Tracey Pattani, BSSP CEO. “Talent recruitment and retention is an aspect of the agency business that has fundamentally changed over the last year. For us, it means finding leaders who will help us create a place where all kinds of people and opinions flourish and each person matters to our collective success. We’re committed to not only adding new talent but also promoting from within – that combination is the most powerful.”
An award-winning media leader with 13 years industry experience, Stumpo joins BSSP from OMD, where she served as Senior Director, Integrated Planning. Prior to that, she held senior media positions at PHD Worldwide, Publicis Health Media and MediaHub//Mullen.
Corsini brings over 20 years of experience to her new role, working for agencies across New York City, Los Angeles and the United Kingdom. During her long freelance career, she worked for agencies such as 72andsunny, Anomaly, Cashmere and Tool.
BSSP has also promoted Strategy Director, Jake Bayham, to Head of Strategy. Over the last two years, Bayham has overseen strategy on key clients including ESPN, NBA 2K, Sovos Brands, Blue Shield and Mitsubishi helping uncover insights that have led to the agency’s most memorable work. Prior to joining BSSP, Jake spent several years at Venables Bell + Partners.
To round out the new appointments, the agency has also brought on production veteran, Nicole Schofield, as its newest Executive Integrated Producer. Schofield joins from Crispin Porter Bogusky to oversee production on accounts including ESPN, FootJoy and Sovos Brands.
Congrats on all the promotions and hires.