Our ideas provoke the change you seek

The skinny on ChappellRoberts: We’re your eyes and ears, and hands and feet. Your comrades. Partners. Shaped by the sights and sounds of our home in Ybor City to bring you only compelling ideas and create the change you need.

leadership

Winners of the coveted international Gold Stevie Award for 2013 Management Team of the Year.

Colleen Chappell
President + CEO
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Colleen Chappell, APR
President + CEO

Colleen leverages nearly 30 years of experience, specializing in brand development, integrated marketing, advertising, pricing strategies, market segmentation, distribution channel launch and growth.

Colleen knows what it’s like to sit in a chief marketing officer’s chair or lead a business sales channel from the ground up. Top-tier national agencies once called her the client, and that experience has proven invaluable on the agency side of the business. Colleen brings an unstoppable stream of enthusiasm to the agency.

As a premiere business leader in Florida, Colleen was named both Tampa Bay’s Businesswoman of the Year by the Tampa Bay Business Journal and University of South Florida’s School of Mass Communications Outstanding Alumnus. She and her team have been recognized as winners of the coveted international Gold Stevie Award for Management Team of the Year and the international Bronze Stevie Award for Business Services Female Executive of the Year.

With a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications from the University of South Florida, Colleen is a Dale Carnegie graduate and accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America. She has served on the executive boards of the Tampa Bay Partnership, and the American Marketing Association Global Headquarters Professional Chapters Council. Most recently, she served as the Chair of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation.

Christine Turner
Principal, VP of Account Services
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Christine Turner, APR
Principal, Account Services

Christine leaned on more than her Irish luck to become one of the longest-tenured members of the ChappellRoberts team. Her unwavering tenacity and thirst to master virtually every aspect of the advertising business transformed her career and earned her a coveted agency principal position.

Infusing the agency with a passion for collaboration, Christine’s 15 years with ChappellRoberts have honed her talent for balancing brand alignment with effective growth strategies. Her acumen in consumer and B2B marketing for the financial services and technology sectors has garnered her many awards on the regional, national and international stages. As an agency principal, Christine oversees the agency’s public relations and social media functions.

Christine is a board member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, where she also serves on the marketing committee. She is also on the board for Leadership Tampa Alumni and serves on the executive committee for Emerge Tampa Bay – programs of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she serves on the board of the Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts, as a member and past president of the Public Relations Society of America, as a graduate of Leadership Tampa and as a member of the University of South Florida Alumni Association. A proud USF Bull, she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications at the University of South Florida.

Sarah Tildsley
Principal, Creative Services
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Sarah Tildsley
Principal, Creative Services

Sarah avidly believes that ideas rule now and in the future, regardless of trend or channel. As creative director, she combines creative thinking with solid business acumen to push boundaries in ways that deliver results. Trained at one of the top creative colleges in the country, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarah has thrived in the advertising industry over the past 15 years. Proudly representing “the three percent” – the nation’s creative directors who are female – Sarah’s passion is creative performance.

Sarah has applied her strategic expertise to developing integrated advertising programs for a diverse roster of clients. During her nine-year tenure, she has worked with a range of clients through successful rebrandings, including PSCU, CUES and Entrix.

Among her numerous advertising honors are Telly, Graphic Design USA and Create awards, and ADDY awards from the Tampa Bay Advertising Federation, including the coveted Best of the Bay and Best of Show. Sarah was named one of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Top 30 under 30 in 2005, and she was honored among the TBBJ’s Up & Comers for 2010. In 2011, Sarah’s performance was once again recognized when she was named a finalist for Young Professional of the Year by Business Buddies.

the team

Our crew is made up of art directors, writers, developers, strategists, media planners, account executives and office administrators — all magicians — who foster change day in, day out.

Adam
Charlie
Glenn
Heather M
Hunter
Kaitlyn
Kat
Katy B
Katy P
Laura
Omar
Matt
Megan
Scott
Tracey
Kelley
Marie
Heather
Samantha
Shannon
Kambria
Cherie
Scott
Chris
Anne
Lissy
Rubens
Dana
Megan
Jessica
Allie
Sparkle
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chappellroberts by the numbers

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1
Average cups of
coffee consumed
per day in our office
1
8
Number of dogs in the
ChappellRoberts family

When we exercise:

Exercise Stats

What we listen to:

50%
Classic Rock
20%
Country
33%
Electronic
37%
Hip Hop
57%
Indie Rock
47%
Pop
17%
Metal

our founder: deanne roberts

Deanne Roberts

More than 35 years ago, our agency was founded by a passionate communicator whose bold vision changed the marketing, PR and business landscape for good.

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business & leadership awards

Tampa Police Department

2015 Business of the Year Award

Business Observer

2014 40 under 40
Sarah Tildsley

Stevie Awards

2013 Management Team of the Year

University of South Florida

2013 USF Fast 56 – The Fastest Growing Bull-owned or Bull-led Businesses

Stevie Awards for Women in Business

2012 Female Executive of the Year, Business Services
Colleen Chappell

Florida Trend

2011, 2010 and 2009 Florida Best Places to Work

Tampa Bay Business Journal

2010 Business Woman of the Year – Colleen Chappell
2010 Up & Comer Award &150; Sarah Tildsley

USF School of Mass Communications

2010 USF Outstanding Alumnus Award
Colleen Chappell

Leadership Florida

2010 Distinguished Member Award
Deanne Roberts

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

2009 Small Business of the Year Awards – Finalist

Leadership Tampa Alumni

2008 Parke Wright, III Award
Deanne Roberts

Tampa Bay Advertising Federation

2008 Lifetime Achievement Award, Silver Medal
Deanne Roberts

Tampa Bay Business Journal

2008 Best Places to Work

certifications

Google Analytics Certification
HootSuite Certification
Email Messaging Certification
PRSA

agency associations

4 A's
AAF
Second Wind
American Marketing Association

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