Hunt & Gather is a marketing and communications agency with offices in New York and London. We partner with great companies to build lasting presence, develop valuable connections and secure real influence by crafting the right strategy and holding the right relationships both sides of the Atlantic.
Jolie has an extensive background building reputations for some of the world’s leading companies, which she brings to bear as Principal of Hunt & Gather. She served as Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for AOL and Senior Vice President, Global Head of Brand & Public Relations at Thomson Reuters. Prior to these roles, Jolie was the Global Director of Corporate & Business Affairs at IBM and served as Director of Public Relations for the Financial Times.
Jolie serves on the boards of Kilroy Realty, The Lowline, the Civilian Public Affairs Council for West Point Military Academy, and The Episcopal School of Los Angeles. She is active in the industry and holds committee and board positions for The Wisemen.
Tim specializes in consumer brand and public relations strategy, with a focus on creative activations. Prior to joining Hunt & Gather, he held senior communications roles at Weber Shandwick, Freud Communications and M&C Saatchi PR in both the UK and the US, working on a range of entertainment, technology, sports and FMCG brands.
Tim has extensive experience in consumer brand and product launches, with previous clients including Sky, Nike, BMW and Disney. He is also credited with leading successful sponsorship amplification campaigns including EE’s sponsorship of Glastonbury, Wembley Stadium and the BAFTAs, Foot Locker’s sponsorship of the NBA and Samsung’s sponsorship of The Olympic Games.
Laura built her expertise developing communications strategies for media and technology companies in the US and UK. Most recently, she managed thought leadership campaigns at Prosek Partners in London and managed PR for EMEA and US markets at Thomson Reuters. Laura has also held roles at The Royal Bank of Scotland and The Big Partnership, Scotland’s largest PR agency. Laura is a graduate of Edinburgh Napier University with a degree in communications, advertising and public relations.
Chanel is responsible for managing global client partnerships and fostering an innovative executive communications approach. She works closely with clients and specializes in corporate communications, media relations, executive positioning, brand strategy, and crisis and reputation management.
Previously, Chanel was the Director of Corporate Communications at Viacom. With nearly 10 years of public relations experience, Chanel also spent time as a publicist for ABC News and in media relations at Unilever.
Iris Ladao brings over 11 years of experience in brand marketing, events and VIP/influencer relations to Hunt & Gather. Before her current position, Ladao was the director of SuperSoul, SoulCycle’s signature concierge program, leading a team that provided high-touch service and high-end hospitality to the brand’s most notable clients across the country. Ladao also spearheaded the brand’s West Coast marketing and VIP/influencer relations program, and was a crucial member of the company’s explosive growth from six studios in New York to 66 locations nationwide.
Katie has six years of experience creating and implementing strategic events for consumer and media brands. Prior to joining Hunt & Gather, she was at Tribeca Enterprises where she developed event, marketing and operational strategies for the Tribeca Film Festival. Katie also managed and launched new event platforms, including virtual reality exhibitions and the company’s first gaming and eSports vertical.
Lindsey has five years of experience in creating, executing, and overseeing successful public relations campaigns.Prior to joining Hunt & Gather, Lindsey worked at The Brooks Group, where she specialized in working closely with both brands and personalities to tell their stories and elevate their profiles, and conducting media outreach to top-tier consumer, lifestyle, and broadcast media.
Michael Norton is an Account Director at Hunt & Gather with over five years experience in the public relations industry. Norton has worked closely with publicists and senior company executives in pitching and securing press opportunities for a range of clients.
Before joining Hunt & Gather, he was an associate account executive at ID Public Relations where he played a key role in launching several TV shows, and Netflix’s first original series “Lilyhammer”. Norton previously worked as a marketing coordinator at Interview Magazine and interned at a number of media companies during his time at university.
He holds a bachelor of arts in media, culture and communication from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University.
Josh is responsible for overseeing finance and growth activities at Hunt & Gather. He brings a diverse background-- and diverse skill set-- to his role. He's been the finance manager for extreme sports company Xpogo, an actor in a national touring production, and a fundraiser for a political action committee to end gerrymandering. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
Lily Greenwell-Farrell is the Head of the Office of the CEO at Hunt & Gather. She joined the company in 2013 from Rockpack, a pre-revenue start-up listed as one of The New York Times’ apps to watch in 2012. Lily has built the foundations for a number of start-up technology companies globally and has an extensive background in publishing working with best-selling authors in the lifestyle, biographical and academic fields.
Mobile Entertainment named Lily one of the 30 Under 30 Rising Stars in 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Oxford Brookes University.
Erika is a seasoned executive assistant with ten years experience working with top level executives across multiple industries. Before joining the Hunt & Gather team she worked in the fashion space for five years assisting c-level executives at Theory, Burberry and Ralph Lauren. Prior to that she worked in Ad Sales at MTV Networks for 4 years assisting the head of Direct Response.