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.


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

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
Executive Vice President
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Christine Turner, APR
Principal, Executive Vice President
Christine Turner

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.

Scott Gattis
Principal, Account Strategy
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Scott Gattis
Principal, Account Strategy
Scott Gattis

Scott integrates his skills in research, business strategy, marketing and behavioral psychology to provide a unique and powerful perspective. In addition to his work as a Principal of Account Strategy at ChappellRoberts, he directs the agency’s research efforts for all clients.

A graduate of Auburn University, Scott is a business-minded strategic thinker who delivers authentic and unexpected ideas that drive results for his clients. His professional experience includes marketing and brand strategy, advertising, market research, corporate communications, issues management and public relations. Scott’s diverse marketing background is complemented by consulting experience in an equally diverse variety of industries, including health care technology, financial services, retail, telecommunications, public utilities and the not-for-profit sector.

Scott is a graduate of Class I of the Connect Florida Statewide Leadership Institute. He currently serves on the digital marketing advisory board for the University of South Florida and is actively involved in the Tampa Bay Advertising Federation, American Marketing Association, the Auburn University Alumni Association and the Christian Business Men’s Connection.

Katy Berry
Principal, Controller
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Katy Berry
Principal, Controller
Katy Berry

Known for seizing any opportunity to lead and grow, Katy Berry transformed her career from an entry-level position to an agency leader. Her determination to excel is fueled by more than just her love for sweets. Katy took a support role and turned it into a defined Operations department that protects and grows the future of our business. Throughout her tenure here, she's helped guide the agency through many milestones, always striving to the the best for our clients and employees.

As Principal and Controller, Katy leads agency financial, human resources and administrative operations while maintaining a focus on overall agency management and growth. From strategic financial planning to developing employee policies, Katy has a passion for numbers and people.

Katy graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Communications and Business Administration. She is a Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management and a graduate of Second Wind's Agency Financial Management program.

Matt Boswell
Executive Creative Director
Matt Boswell
Principal, Executive Creative Director
Matt Boswell

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.

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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 – 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


Google Analytics Certification
HootSuite Certification
Email Messaging Certification

agency associations

4 A's
Second Wind
American Marketing Association

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