4A’s Board names new Chair, Vice Chair, and six members

The 4A’s is proud to announce our new Chair and co-Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, as well as six directors. Two sitting directors at large on the 4A’s board are taking on new roles.     Barry Wacksman     Abbey Klaassen      Sharon Napier   Barry Wacksman, Vice Chairman, Global Chief […]

Partners + Napier Creates “Six Feet Saves” Campaign To Help Prevent Spread Of COVID-19

Assets Created for Monroe County in Upstate New York Can Be Downloaded and Adapted for Use Anywhere Rochester, NY, April 6, 2020 – With social distancing a critical part of inhibiting the spread of COVID-19, Rochester-based ad agency Partners + Napier has created a pro bono communications effort to encourage people to stay home or […]

Smashburger® Celebrates Burger Foodies Who “Smashed It!” In Everyday Moments Of Greatness

New integrated brand campaign makes major brand differentiator synonymous with satisfaction   ROCHESTER, NY, March 2, 2020 – Smashburger, a leading fast casual better burger concept with nearly 300 locations, is partnering with agency of record Partners + Napier to launch an integrated brand campaign that drives burger foodies to think of Smashburger when cravings […]

Rip Van Taps Partners + Napier For Major Brand Positioning Assignment

Snack Startup Turned Food Innovator Gears Up for Next Phase of Growth ROCHESTER, NY, Feb. 19, 2020— Rip Van, a fast-growing food innovation company on a mission to reinvent today’s snack foods, has hired integrated creative company Partners + Napier to establish a brand position that fuels Rip Van’s continued growth and further disrupts the […]

Smashburger® Names Partners + Napier as Creative and Media Agency of Record

New brand campaign slated to launch March 2020   ROCHESTER, NY, Feb. 4, 2020 — Smashburger, a leading fast casual better burger concept with more than 300 locations, has selected integrated creative company Partners + Napier as creative and media agency of record following a competitive review. The announcement comes in advance of Smashburger’s new […]

Partners + Napier Marks Record Growth With New CEO, New CCO

Courtney Cotrupe Elevated to CEO, Rob Kottkamp Appointed CCO, Sharon Napier Named Chair & Founder ROCHESTER, NY, Oct. 1, 2019 – After three consecutive years of double-digit growth, Partners + Napier announces three leadership changes: Courtney Cotrupe has been promoted to chief executive officer; Rob Kottkamp has joined the agency as chief creative officer; and […]

Partners + Napier Promotes Award-Winning Creative Director to Executive Creative Director

Mike Baron has been recognized by the One Show, the North American Effie Awards, the Tellys, ADDYs and Lurzer’s Archive ROCHESTER, NY, April 10, 2019 — Partners + Napier has promoted SVP Mike Baron from Group Creative Director to Executive Creative Director, effective immediately. Since joining the agency in 2005, Baron has been instrumental in […]