Our Mission

To be recognized as the most creative company in the heartland by reinvigorating great American brands through cultural relevance.

Leadership

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Paul Marobella Chairman & CEO, Havas Creative, U.S.
Paul Marobella Chairman & CEO, Havas Creative, U.S.

Motivated by a determination to change the industry, Paul’s focus is on creating something truly different at Havas, leading the portfolio of several major creative agencies across the U.S.

His energy comes from building teams that play to win with humility, are hungry to innovate and believe that doing beats talking about it. His teams have fun along the way, too.

Paul is also a part of the Havas North American mergers and acquisitions team and the Global Data Strategy Council. He has won numerous awards, including Best and Brightest Strategist from Advertising Age; and he has held several leadership roles at notable agencies, such as Greco Ethridge Group, Wirestone, and Havas, which has won him multiple Agency of the Year honors.

Paul has a passion for giving back and helping kids in crisis. His efforts are focused on supporting inner-city Chicago youth.

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Tatia Torrey President & Chief Client Officer, Havas Chicago
Tatia Torrey President & Chief Client Officer, Havas Chicago

Tatia has been in the advertising business for more than 20 years, working on both client and agency sides. With experience in account leadership, business development, and operational management, she now serves as President and Chief Client Officer for Havas Chicago, focused on partnering with clients and leading the integrated Havas Village team to deliver breakthrough, results-oriented solutions.

An advocate for true integration, Tatia leads cross-functional teams of media, strategy, creative, CRM, data analytics and web development in an innovative approach to developing award and results-winning work. Prior to joining Havas, she was VP, Managing Director leading the Midwest region, for Wirestone, one of the top 25 independent digital agencies.

Tatia’s brand and digital experience includes Home Depot, Motorola, Lowe’s, Carhartt, FTD, ConAgra and Sears.

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Anna Parker Chief Strategy Officer, Havas Chicago
Anna Parker Chief Strategy Officer, Havas Chicago
Anna serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Havas Chicago. A major contributor to the transformation of the Havas Chicago Village, Anna has helped the agency grow, change and adapt to be the best partner for the modern CMO and brands. She’s built a social-first program that eliminates rhetoric and prioritizes original insights, and gives our clients and the agency an unfair advantage over the competition.
With 14 years of experience in the media and advertising industry, Anna has worked on leading retail and CPG brands including Kraft, Coca-Cola, Sears, Kmart, AutoZone, Citibank, Craftsman, Kenmore, Hefty, Yum! Brands, REI, and the California Milk Processor Board (got milk?).
Anna received her Master of Advertising at the University of Florida, and has lectured at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She is passionate about building and maintaining relationships within the Havas network and beyond, leveraging global resources and strategies to solve today’s toughest marketing challenges.
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Angelo Kritikos Chief Financial Officer & Director of Operations, Havas Chicago
Angelo Kritikos Chief Financial Officer & Director of Operations, Havas Chicago

Angelo oversees our unified agency’s financial and internal operations. He is responsible for partnering with senior management on the strategic analysis, budgeting and reporting of financial information, as well as oversight of Facility and IT functions. He is also our liaison to Havas Worldwide.

Angelo’s experience includes time at the Chicago offices of Draftfcb and Edelman Worldwide. He was a key advisor to agency management, leading the development and implementation of management reporting tools, policies and procedures for effective management of the agency and client profitability.

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Jennifer Marszalek Chief Talent Officer, Havas Chicago Village
Jennifer Marszalek Chief Talent Officer, Havas Chicago Village

Jennifer is Chief Talent Officer of the Havas Chicago Village. Previously Vice President of Human Resources at Grubhub, Marszalek brings deep experience in high-growth technology and retail environments. With a passion for results and a bias to action, she is responsible for helping shape the agency’s culture, creating a seamless employee experience across all disciplines, and scaling its workforce to drive business growth. Prior to leading HR at Grubhub, Marszalek spent four years as the Head of Human Resources at SurePayroll, a subsidiary of Paychex, and more than eleven years in various HR and talent management roles with Room & Board home furnishings. Jennifer has a BBA in Marketing and an MSIR from Loyola University of Chicago.

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Tim Nolan Executive Creative Director, Havas Chicago
Tim Nolan Executive Creative Director, Havas Chicago

Tim Nolan is a product of New York City’s Silicon Alley, and has been proudly serving the Internet since 1996.

With more than two decades of experience in conceptual, product and experiential design, Tim harnesses data, culture and instinct to launch powerful experiences for the world’s largest brands. His leadership spans multidisciplinary creative, UX and technology teams where he grants a safe-to-fail environment for his teams to produce the best work of their careers and in turn, has developed a loyal following of top-tier talent. As a member of global leadership teams, Tim brings a transformative lens to addressing brands’ business problems and shaping agencies’ success in the market. Tim’s visionary approach breeds a culture of honest work, talent development and agency growth.

His work in advertising has been recognized and awarded by The Cannes Lions, The FWA, One Show, Effie Awards, & The Webbys. Outside advertising, he has exhibited his personal work globally, and can be found on permanent collection in the Digital Archive of the La Biennale di Venezia.

Outside of advertising, Tim’s art practice exploring the intersection of technology & popular culture has launched some of the most impactful Internet based art projects in the past decade. As a board member of New Inc and the Rhizome Council inside the New Museum, Tim works to support contemporary art and encourages emerging artists to create richer, and more critical digital cultures.

Notable_Clients
Audi, Google, Nike, Brand Jordan, Flight Club, Netflix, Adult Swim New York Yankees, Carl’s Jr., Porsche, Rolex, Microsoft, Adidas, Cole Haan, Playstation, Infiniti Motors, 19 Entertainment, Tarsem, Malibu Rum, David Byrne & Brian Eno, The Obama Whitehouse, HP, General Electric, Herman Miller, MTV, XM Radio, Tim Berners Lee

Notable_ Agencies
Virtue, Huge, BBH, JWT, Hush, Poke, Mother, Firstborn, Big Spaceship, Deep Focus.

Elsewhere_on the Internet
www.timnolan.info
@tim_nolan

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Drew Donatelle Executive Creative Director, Havas Chicago
Drew Donatelle Executive Creative Director, Havas Chicago

Drew Donatelle is the executive creative director of The Annex, a cultural epicenter powered by Havas Chicago. An expert in traditional advertising, digital, social, experiential and branded environments, Drew offers a unique perspective on the agency’s creative output and hires creators from all walks of life.

Previously, Drew worked at Twitter, focusing on the Automobile, Food and Retail verticals. Notable work there included Domino’s Emoji ordering system (Cannes Titanium winner) and McDonald’s Super Bowl promotion. Drew has also previously pitched and won Babybel and Creative Directed multiple Kraft brands, including Kraft Cheese and Kraft Mac & Cheese. While leading the Annex in Chicago, Drew went over to our Coca-Cola Social Center in Atlanta to help start up the office and new partnership.

Career highlights include winning work at the One Show, Communication Arts, Effie’s and Cannes; and an integrated campaign in which he convinced Meatloaf (the 70s rock icon) to sing to meatloaf (the iconic brick of beef). He also served as Creative Director for a new American luxury brand, Fischer Voyage.

Drew graduated from Knox College with a degree in Fiction Writing. In his free time, he enjoys getting lost on his beloved Triumph Bonneville.

Capabilities

We provide our clients with a full range of integrated tools and services across multidimensional platforms. Our extensive in-house capabilities and best-in-class partners allow us to create custom, purpose-built solutions that help drive our clients’ businesses.

Advertising

Big, integrated ideas across all communications platforms.

Football field. Symbolizing strategy Brand Strategy

The crucial insights that lay a foundation for all creative thinking.

Social Marketing

Ideas that speak the language and spark the conversations of the world.

Millennial & Multicultural Experts

We bring an unmatched understanding of the new emerging consumer and the new American diversity.

Sticky notes from an experience design working session Experience Design

Smart, intuitive, and engaging user experiences.

Luxury

Tailor-made approach for the world’s most premium brands.

Web interface of a brand design color palette Brand Design

Brand identities that are built to last, because they build brand equity.

gears and a brain stylistically together Analytics & Decision Sciences

Data transformed into actionable insights.

Direct Marketing

Lasting relationships that are built one loyal customer at a time.

Person writing date on sticky note Engagement Planning

Shaping more meaningful brand experiences.

Product Development

Our in-house Innovation Lab creates proprietary apps and digital experiences that translate into real-world sales.

Over-the-shoulder image of a video editor in our content studio Content Studio

Studio 6 is our in-house, best-in-class content delivery system incorporating live-action editorial, audio, design, animation, and digital production.

Image of a tablet laying on a table ( a device where digital commerce occurs). Digital Commerce

Integrated platforms that allow brands to merchandise strategically and effectively.

Hand interacting with mobile device Mobile Marketing

Mobile solutions that seamlessly engage consumers with branded experiences.

PR & Corporate Communications

Powerful storytelling and narratives to put clients at the center of cultural storms.

Tools

Want to build a great brand? Start with great tools. In the hands of smart collaborators, our proprietary tools can generate meaningful brand experiences.

Creative Business Idea
The CBI is the foundation of our success in building great businesses. It generates differentiating ideas by bringing together strategic planners and clients in the most imaginative development process.
Prosumer
Prosumers are leading-edge consumers making and breaking markets today. To understand a category, you have to follow these influencers very closely. Our Prosumer database of 55,000 people around the world allows us to predict future attitudes and trends.
Decipher
This tool enables the crucial analysis of communication conventions. The in-depth study of visual and verbal codes allows us to identify emerging trends and fresh ways of looking at each category.
Brand Momentum
We track each brand’s position in the marketplace by measuring its traction against that of its competitor's. As in political polling, we can accurately measure brand consideration, or how consumers are likely to vote.