PITTSBURGH - Sept. 27, 2022 - On the heels of a successful string of new business wins, Gatesman proudly announces the advancement of three talented team members to its Emerging Leaders management team, bolstering the next generation of agency leadership. The group’s latest additions include Corey Stark, account supervisor; Ian Young, creative director; and Mike Mannion, senior media manager.
“These three individuals bring positive, meaningful change to the agency not only through their integrated thinking, but also by empowering their teammates,” said Shannon Baker, President, Gatesman. “They bring fresh perspectives, strong conviction, leadership and thoughtfulness to everything they do, continuing the agency’s next era of growth.”
The Emerging Leaders group represents a hand-selected team within the agency who work directly with department heads and executive leadership, aiding in recruitment and retention, demonstrating integrated thinking and keeping a pulse on team culture.
Stark has demonstrated his commitment to hard work, managing multiple and ever increasing responsibilities all while keeping our internal agency team on track, earning him a nomination for the Emerging Leaders management team. He continually strives to deliver high-quality service ensuring our accounts run smoothly. And as importantly, he always brings a positive can-do attitude no matter the challenge.
Young brings a creative perspective to the Emerging Leaders group with an eagerness to strategically solve problems and create meaningful experiences for our clients and team. He serves as a tremendous mentor within the agency and has a consistent track record of exceeding client expectations. His collaborative and integrated approaches are an asset to the management team.
Mannion earned a nomination due to his dedication and integrity as a high-performing team player. He’s regarded by the agency leadership as a problem solver and trusted strategist, all of which add great value to his role in the Emerging Leaders group. This reputation has strengthened his relationship among all who work alongside him.
“Corey, Ian and Mike have the skills, tools and habits we look for in leaders, and they help demonstrate this to their teammates through bringing our core company values to practice,” said John Gatesman, CEO. “Most importantly they have the passion and drive to do exemplary work to help our clients succeed.”
With offices in Pittsburgh and Chicago, Gatesman offers expertise in strategy/branding, advertising, public relations, social media, digital and analytics. Gatesman is a partner in AMIN Worldwide, an alliance of over 50 independent marketing agencies, and IPREX, a global communications network. Gatesman acquired Quest Fore in 2014 and Noble Communications in 2017.