Since 1997, Chuck Zimmerman has worked with a number of major corporate clients to develop a variety of non-traditional, locally relevant, marketing programs. He has successfully implemented hundreds of branded events and sampling executions for multiple clients during the course of his career.
Hans Kehl joined NW Polite Society in May 2016, and over the previous two decades has held a number of senior leadership roles in Tokyo, London, Moscow, Bucharest, and Seattle for two separate FTSE-100 companies. His functional roles have been in marketing, strategy, innovation, and general management, and he holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, a JD from the University of Washington School of Law, and a BA in History, also from the University of Washington.
Originally from Texas, Lindsey Tomaschik is fairly new to the Seattle area. After graduating from Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in advertising in 2013, she began her professional career as an intern, then full-time news reporter in her hometown. Lindsey comes to Northwest Polite Society with experience in journalism and project management. She's looking forward to doing her part in learning and growing the operations side of things at NWPS.
A Seattle native, Yvonne Chan attended Middlebury College, where she majored in environmental studies and studio art. In 2016, she received an award from the college for her contributions to the community through visual art. In addition to illustration and graphic design, she also has experience in theater costume design and teaching community art classes. She's thrilled to be back in Seattle and excited to explore its vibrant art scene.
Desmond Harvey is a Seattle-Native and recent University of Oregon alum. He studied Business Admin and Entrepreneurship, and was recognized for multiple awards for entrepreneurship and leadership. Desmond has been working within the music industry doing marketing, event production, radio, and continues to be active as a producer. He is excited to continue to learn and grow his career at NWPS, with an interest in Marketing Operations.
Andrew 'Dru' Hill brings to Northwest Polite Society a great deal of experience in Experiential Marketing, having managed events all over the country for Fortune500 companies. Dru has made a career in Marketing & Sales but his passion lies in entertainment, and he enjoys infusing that passion into his work to create unique and dynamic experiences for NW Polite Society clients.
As the former publisher of Seattle Met, Marty knows his way around the regional media landscape and his strategic expertise in publishing extends to programmatic, social and content marketing.
Furthermore, Marty has spent the better part of the past decade on executing responsive, high-profile media campaigns for local non-profits and has worked with nearly every media provider and platform in the Puget Sound to deliver messages that resonate with targeted consumers.
In addition to his work with Northwest Polite Society, Marty is the publisher of Edible Seattle magazine.
Shelby Earl is a touring singer-songwriter with 18+ years professional experience in Event Management, PR, Marketing and Promotion. Shelby initially joined the NW Polite Society team to run the Volunteer Park Pride Festival and now also manages our Influencer Marketing Program and various Social Media accounts.
Sarah Kinney recently moved to Seattle from the equally sunny city of Portland, OR where she got her Bachelors Degree in Communication Studies from Portland State University. After graduation, she spent a few years in London completing her Masters Degree in Cultural and Creative Industries at King’s College London. Sarah has spent the last several years working in marketing and publicity in the music industry in the Pacific Northwest, developing marketing and PR plans for music venues, festivals, and touring artists. She is really excited to grow her career at NWPS while exploring the Seattle music and art scene.
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