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FEARLESS CHAMPIONS

Our agency wouldn’t be what it is without the fearless champions that enter our office every single day. Without them, Zubi is just a name.

LEADERSHIP

“Do things by design…not by default.”

“Do things by design…not by default.”

Tim Swies says what’s on his mind. That’s a great thing. If his words come with a pat on the back, even better. Because he knows the business. No, he IS the business. He’s born and bred in Detroit. And has conquered some of the biggest markets out there with some of the world’s most iconic brands. That’s why he knows that success isn’t about getting things done, it’s about doing them right.

Tim Swies

PRESIDENT | CEO

“IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE.”

“IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE.”

Isabella Sánchez is our agency fortune teller. She sees future media trends and finds the connections. Between products and people. Channels and communities. She makes every penny count and makes sure everyone hears what our brands have to say.

ISABELLA SÁNCHEZ

VP, MEDIA INTEGRATION

“IN CREATIVITY, ACHIEVING SIMPLICITY IS COMPLEX.”

“IN CREATIVITY, ACHIEVING SIMPLICITY IS COMPLEX.”

Iván Calle is our ECD, which involves more than just directing creativity. It’s having creativity. Seeing creativity. Inspiring creativity. He’s the director of brand image and brand voice, of diverse tastes and tight deadlines. He’s our creative leader.

IVÁN CALLE

VP, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

“THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A MINOR LAPSE OF INTEGRITY.”

“THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A MINOR LAPSE OF INTEGRITY.”

To say that John Arnholt is “well suited to manage the ‘business’ side of business” is an understatement. He’s been doing business for over 30 years. That’s three decades of building client relationships. Of keeping those relationships alive. Of making sure both sides of the relationship thrive. His key to success? Transparency, integrity, trust and partnership.

JOHN ARNHOLT

SENIOR VP GENERAL MANAGER

“THE BEGINNINGS OF GREAT THINGS CANNOT BE SEEN BY THE NAKED EYE.”

“THE BEGINNINGS OF GREAT THINGS CANNOT BE SEEN BY THE NAKED EYE.”

Henry Gómez leads a team of brainiacs whose job is to keep the agency in the loop. In the know. Not just about what the target is thinking, but what they’re saying, doing, feeling. The best ads are made with those insights in mind–and no one has a mind for this role like Henry.

Henry Gomez

DIRECTOR, STRATEGY, RESEARCH AND ANALYTICS

"INSPIRE OURSELVES TO INSPIRE OUR CLIENTS, TO INSPIRE OUR CONSUMERS."

"INSPIRE OURSELVES TO INSPIRE OUR CLIENTS, TO INSPIRE OUR CONSUMERS."

To grow a business, you must know the business and Pablo Miró has been developing brands for over 2 decades. In that time, he’s worked as a creative, a strategic planner, and even as an account manager. That’s why he is the powerhouse you need on your team.

Pablo Miró

VP, GROWTH MARKETING

“PROCRASTINATION IS THE THIEF OF TIME.”

“PROCRASTINATION IS THE THIEF OF TIME.”

When you’ve worked on the Ford and Lincoln accounts since 1996, you get the nickname “Ford Queen.” And that’s who Maylinn de la Maza is. She is Ford. Breathes Ford. She makes it her business to know everything that there is to know about Ford. That’s how you ask the right questions. That’s how you get all the answers. That’s how you drive business forward.

MAYLINN DE LA MAZA

VP, GROUP DIRECTOR

“THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIGHT TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT.”

“THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIGHT TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT.”

If Zubi had an agency sweetheart, it would be Susan Osorio. She’s beloved by all, but not just because of her amazing attitude, this woman knows her stuff. From strategic planning to event marketing, promotions to shopper marketing. She makes our clients feel heard and welcome into the Zubi family.

Susan Osorio

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

“ALWAYS BE HONEST AND TRANSPARENT WITH THOSE AROUND YOU. DOING SO, WILL STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIPS.”

“ALWAYS BE HONEST AND TRANSPARENT WITH THOSE AROUND YOU. DOING SO, WILL STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIPS.”

Anna Dirube is known for saying what she means and meaning what she says. She’s a communicator. A leader. She’s led many different accounts, including the JP Morgan Chase account for 10+ years. That’s a decade of excellent client relations and successful collaboration, everything you need for a prosperous partnership.

Anna Dirube

ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

“IF YOU’RE GOING TO DO SOMETHING, GIVE IT 100%.”

“IF YOU’RE GOING TO DO SOMETHING, GIVE IT 100%.”

Alfred Valdez is an advertising and marketing industry veteran with a fierce heart. Alfred has dynamically managed national and regional accounts at leading agencies for many clients across a diverse portfolio of brands and categories. He’s developed strategic go-to-market plans while continually optimizing them for effective penetration, brand development, and sales and acquisitions.

Alfred Valdez

EXECUTIVE MANAGING DIRECTOR