Erich & Kallman Expands With Handful of Hires as It Moves Into New Office

By Erik Oster Comment

Independent agency Erich & Kallman has expanded with five new hires as the shop moves into a new, larger office in San Francisco.

Producer Olivia Baker joins the agency from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, where she worked with brands including Pepsi, Doritos, Tostitos, Comcast/Xfinity and Sonic Drive-In. Earlier this year, she produced Bubly Sparkling Water’s Super Bowl spot featuring Michael Bublé. Her favorite spot that she produced was an ad for nonprofit company Common Sense Media featuring Will Ferrell, which was awarded at the One Show, shortlisted at AICP and picked up a Bronze Lion.

Account director Laura Miley joins Erich & Kallman after more than three years at 215 McCann, where she helped lead accounts including LinkedIn, the San Francisco Giants and Workday. Art director Stacie Larsen arrives at the agency from Los Angeles agency Zambezi, where she focused on new business. Prior to that she worked with brands including Bumble, The Container Store, SimpliSafe, Vimeo and Yeti at Austin agency Preacher.

Copywriter Allie Carr joined the agency from GS&P, where she worked with brands including Sonic Drive-In, BMW, Xfinity, Cheetos, Tostitos and Pepsi.

Another arrival from GS&P, account director Tony Billmeyer, managed experiential work for Xfinity, spearheaded the launch campaign for the Golden State Warriors’ new arena and led rebranding campaigns for Credit Karma and healthcare startup One Medical while at the agency. Before that, he was at BBDO, where he managed crisis management efforts for Wells Fargo, helped create a brand positioning for Facebook’s artificial intelligence arm and led several new business pitches.

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