Daring, Driven, Dependable


EVP, Agency and Head of Affiliate

Ann thrives when taking on challenges that require leveraging insights, strategic planning, and creative problem solving. She has led highly effective launch teams through dozens of first-in-class therapeutics and orphan drug approvals. Other areas of expertise include HCP and patient disease education and support for the diagnostic odyssey of rare diseases and high-science therapeutics. Ann was named Diagnostic Marketing Association (DxMA) Marketer of the Year and received a Gold Award for Best Corporate Marketing Campaign from MM+M. The smile on Ann’s face might be because she originally had a career path planned in dentistry before taking a detour into marketing.

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Managing Director, Strategic Planning

Sean has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, with 18 years in pharmaceutical healthcare advertising and marketing, delivering brand-driving strategies for clients of all sizes with products at all lifecycle stages. He has experience in therapeutic categories including allergy, anti-infectives, cardiovascular, CNS, dermatology, diagnostics, endocrine disorders, mental and psychological disorders, oncology, pain management, pulmonary diseases, rheumatology, transplantation, urology, and women’s health. He has deep AOR launch experience leading the development of brand positioning, brand identity, lexicon, and brand campaigns. He also has years of DAOR experience leading teams to pull brand strategies through to integrated, data-driven, and customer-centric omnichannel plans that drive brand performance for consumer and professional audiences. Sean is an avid mystery novel reader and collector and is penning his first mystery.

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Managing Director, Executive Creative Director

A writer by trade, Brent is a big proponent of storytelling and human truth as the centerpiece of big ideas. He’s spent half of his 20+ year career focused on pharma and healthcare, with the other half rounded out by travel/tourism, sports, finance, tech, and automotive. Brent’s work has won countless awards, with recognition from all the industry shows to AdWeek to Google Creative Sandbox to SXSW. He was the creative lead on In My Eyes, the first app to combine VR + AR to simulate life with a retinal disease. Brent is a passionate fan of music and spent several early years DJing, including events for Red Bull and even spinning at Ultra Music Fest in Miami.

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Joshua Poole

SVP, Media Services

Joshua leads a portfolio of paid media clients across our Chicago, Boston, and New York offices. He works across both patient and HCP media and has more than 12 years of experience in media strategy, planning, and buying. Prior to his career in pharmaceutical-focused media, Joshua worked extensively in consumer media across digital, broadcast/cable television, print, out-of-home, direct marketing, and radio. His breadth of knowledge allows him to synthesize capabilities and advancements from these various channels into innovative, strategic media campaigns for his clients.​ Josh is an avid traveler – see some of his favorite photos from around the world as his Zoom backgrounds!

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