• BSSP

    BSSP's Cierra Moore on "Brittney Griner and the girls we forgot to represent" | Campaign US

    Girls and women who do not fit within the expected interpretation of femininity experience bias and lack of acceptance.

    Campaign US, 10/25/2022

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    BSSP's Amanda Mobley on avoiding "wellness washing"

    Now, more than ever, wellness is a priority for consumers, but this has also led to a problem for health ...

    PM360, 11/29/2016

  • Tracey Faux-Pattani Selected as an Honoree for Campaign US 40 Over 40

    Tracey Faux-Pattani Selected as an Honoree for Campaign US 40 Over 40

    Campaign US is proud to celebrate the over-40 crowd — people who have been dedicated to their craft and this industry for years while opening up the field for new talent and making the industry a better place to work for people of all genders, ethnicities and backgrounds. Every single person recognized on this list led their company and their teams during a yet another confusing stage of the pandemic — as office doors began to reopen and the industry started to grapple with a hybrid future. They will be at the forefront of defining the future of work moving forward, whatever that might look like.

    Campaign US, 08/09/2022

  • BSSP Welcomes New Creative Director Jimmie Blount | LBBOnline

    BSSP Welcomes New Creative Director Jimmie Blount | LBBOnline

    Full-service agency Butler, Shine, Stern and Partners (BSSP) today announced the hiring of Jimmie Blount as its new creative director.

    Little Black Book, 12/13/2022

  • ESPN App: One App. One Tap. | Phase 3

    BSSP debuts, One App. One Tap, an anthemic TVC showcasing the ESPN App. The TVC is accompanied by an original, BIA song that highlights the most prominent features within the app.

    YouTube, 04/12/2022

Client Start Year End Year
Blue Shield of California 2014 Current
Constellation Brands (Wine & Spirits) 2022 Current
San Francisco Ballet 2022 Current
ESPN 2019 Current
Joybird 2021 Current
Activision/Blizzard 2022 Current
Amazon Business 2021 Current
Mill Valley Film Festival (pro-bono) 2022 Current
First Graduate (pro-bono) 2022 Current
Larkin Street Youth Services (pro-bono) 2022 Current

BSSP is an independent creative company, housed in an old warship factory, with a museum of monster toys and art, just across the Golden Gate bridge in Sausalito. 

With inspiration from the natural beauty of California and a relentless passion for culture today, what we believe is simple: it’s a lot easier to be forgotten than it is to be loved. So we want to make things, of all different shapes and sizes, with the ambition for genuine and meaningful interest. And we are proud to work with many great partners who share our mission.

To deliver on our ambition, we combine our strategic perspective with creative firepower, media effectiveness, analytics, and a strong helping of courage.

  • John Butler

    John Butler

    Creative Chairman

  • Tracey  Faux-Pattani

    Tracey Faux-Pattani

    CEO

    Tracey is a highly rounded global business leader skilled in crafting insightful content and brand experiences, delivered with creative media connections, and integrated with prioritized marketing strategies that tackle barriers and opportunities within the consumer journey to deliver results. She has consistently incorporated disciplined insight and thinking into ownable work and approaches. She provides strategic and operational rigor to unlock data for creative platforms across the right channels, including digital, social, creative, traditional media, and consumer functions. And, apply qualitative and quantitative consumer research methodologies to seize untapped growth opportunities, and measure the effectiveness of integrated marketing campaigns to reach desired markets.
  • Thomas Simmons

    Thomas Simmons

    COO/CFO

  • Patrick Kiss

    Patrick Kiss

    President

    Patrick has been with Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP) since 2003. He’s a member of the agency’s leadership team responsible for the overall health, growth and vitality of the organization. Patrick’s career spans 30 years and multiple continents. He spent ten years at Ogilvy in New York, Australia, Hong Kong and London. He also spent seven years at Foote, Cone & Belding, San Francisco (FCB/SF) leading the agency’s business development efforts and managing a range of accounts. Over the years he’s worked on businesses including American Express, Major League Baseball, Coors, Adobe, Roku, Coca-Cola, Hershey’s, DraftKings, Converse, MTV, Sega, Unilever, The Economist, Hilton Hotels and GlaxoSmithKline. For nearly four years, Patrick sat on the board of Worldwide Partners, a group of 60 independent agencies in 40 countries working to help clients succeed in international markets, in which BSSP is an active member. Patrick currently is a trustee of the Larkin Street Youth Services, a group dedicated to eradicating youth homelessness in San Francisco. He’s a panel member of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), the appellate body for advertising industry self-regulation.
  • Mark Yee

    Mark Yee

    Head of Account Management

    Mark heads up the Account Management team at BSSP where he brings over 27 years of marketing communications experience from working in both agencies and dot com startups. Having worked in agencies of all sizes, he has been able to work with a wide range of clients that includes Pepsi, Diamond Foods, Diageo, Red Lobster, Hilton, Tesco, JCPenney, Tailored Brands, Integris Heart Center, KB Home, and 20th Century Fox. He provides a holistic view of marketing communications with experience leading the development of traditional advertising as well as promotions, merchandising, product innovation, digital marketing, store design, and packaging.
  • Liz Corsini

    Liz Corsini

    Head of Production

    Since landing her first job in advertising 20 years ago, Liz has worked in NYC, LA and the UK. During her illustrious freelance career, she worked for agencies such as 72andsunny, Anomaly, Cashmere, and Tool. She's helped create and deliver world-class work for a range of clients including Apple, Jaguar, Google, Facebook and Activision. Her work has been recognized domestically and globally, helping land her agency teams numerous Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show Pencils, CA Awards, Webby's, AICPs and a London International Award. Liz finally decided it was time to settle down with her favorite agency BSSP as Head of Production.
  • Kerri Stumpo

    Kerri Stumpo

    Head of Media and Communication Strategy

    Kerri is a Cannes Lion-winning media strategist with 13 years of experience across CPG, QSR, Financial Services, Travel, and Entertainment. With a knack for marrying media and creative to win the hearts and minds of consumers, she has been recognized for her work on iconic brands such as SC Johnson, JetBlue, and Viacom. Before joining BSSP, Kerri led integrated media strategy at Omnicom for McDonald’s largest U.S. business unit, successfully launching the brand’s most important new product line in 2021.
  • Jake Bayham

    Jake Bayham

    Head of Strategy

    Mark heads up the Account Management team at BSSP where he brings over 27 years of marketing communications experience from working in both agencies and dot com startups. Having worked in agencies of all sizes, he has been able to work with a wide range of clients that includes Pepsi, Diamond Foods, Diageo, Red Lobster, Hilton, Tesco, JCPenney, Tailored Brands, Integris Heart Center, KB Home, and 20th Century Fox. He provides a holistic view of marketing communications with experience leading the development of traditional advertising as well as promotions, merchandising, product innovation, digital marketing, store design, and packaging.
  • Sinan  Dagli

    Sinan Dagli

    Executive Creative Officer

    Throughout his career, Sinan has written poems for LeBron James with 2Chainz for NBA2K19 cover unveiling, trash talked with Kevin Garnett and Michael Rapaport for 2K18, gotten into a swordfight with Aaron Eckhart, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Fan Bing Bing for Evony on Super Bowl 51, helped Ryan Lochte make a clean start for PowerBar, Defied Labels and stereotypes with Serena Williams, Abby Wambach and Harvey Keitel for MINI Cooper on Super Bowl 50, delivered 1.4MM meals in partnership with Feeding America and launched MINI's Rio Olympics campaign with Team USA. He’s called all drivers for Uber, negotiated deals with William Shatner for Priceline and executed Columbia Sportswear’s biggest digital campaign for its Omni-Heat technology release. Sinan’s work has been recognized at The One Show, Communication Arts, Effies, Graphis, Addys, 4A’s, and AAF. Most recently, Sinan has been chosen as one of Adweek's Top 100 Creatives.
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