Portland, Ore. (February 4, 2021) – Grady Britton’s Shane Wolfsmith has been promoted to Managing Director of the Portland-based, full-service branding agency, where he will oversee all client experience disciplines across the agency, including account management, project management and strategy teams.
Wolfsmith has been a leader in the marketing and advertising industry for more than 25 years, and previously served as Grady Britton’s Director of Client Services, a position he held since 2016.
In his new role, Wolfsmith will further build the agency’s services to optimal performance, as well ensure those disciplines individually and collectively enhance the value, work and experience provided by Grady Britton to its clients. Wolfsmith will also continue to serve on Grady Britton’s management team as they guide the certified B-Corp agency toward realizing its mission of “Leaving Today Better than Yesterday” for their clients, employees and community.
“Shane has been an extraordinary leader and team member to many of us at Grady Britton over the last five years, and we are proud to announce his promotion,” says Paige Campell, president of Grady Britton. “Shane leads with values and integrity, and gives of himself every day to our clients and the work. I look forward to our next chapter with Shane leading as Managing Director.”
Prior to joining Grady Britton, Wolfsmith built a career in account management at global advertising agencies, including Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi, as well as smaller to mid-size agencies in Chicago, New York and Portland.
“I’ve always cared deeply about the value Grady Britton can bring to our clients, not only based upon the work we do, but also the experiences we create through our partnerships with them,” says Wolfsmith. “I couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to create even more strategic, meaningful and efficient experiences for our clients through this new structure and team.”
Wolfsmith is on the 4A’s (American Association of Advertising Agencies) National Business Leadership Committee, as well as a Board of Trustees Member for Northwest Academy, an arts-infused independent school located in Portland.
About Grady Britton:
Founded in 1974, Grady Britton is a values-based, full-service branding agency. As Portland’s original Certified B Corp agency, Grady Britton partners with like-minded companies, driving their business purpose throughout their brand’s fullest potential. The world needs what good brands bring; Grady Britton is here to see the good companies win.
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