Walton Issacson announced the appointment of Lori Dicker as senior vice president, head of digital and social, effective immediately. She will report directly to agency co-founders Aaron Walton and Cory Isaacson.
Adam Callow also joins the agency as group account director. He has previously worked at agencies including Energy BBDO, Scout Marketing and Abelson-Taylor. Both Callow and Dicker will be based out of the agency’s Chicago office.
Dicker joins Walton Issacson from Weber Shandwick, where she has served as executive vice president, head of digital Chicago since May of 2013. Before that she spent a year as executive vice president, group head of social at Ogilvy & Mather, after leaving her position as senior vice president, digital media innovation at Moxie. She also spent a year as vice president, social media strategy at The Walt Disney Company and was co-founder and CEO of KARMA Media Labs. She has over fifteen years of experience leading strategic digital and social media programs and has worked with clients including SC Johnson, Kraft, General Mills, Bank of America, Fox, Warner Bros. and MTV.
“We were looking for a digital strategy leader with entrepreneurial chops who has worked with brands to develop customized strategies for digital and social whether it be through apps and websites, influencer engagement, content marketing, social or anything else,” said Walton. “Lori’s that person.”