TAMPA, Fla. (October 5, 2018) – Christine Turner, APR, was promoted to executive vice president, principal, of ChappellRoberts. In her elevated role, Turner will lead and oversee management of all agency functions, including account, creative and media services as well as agency operations. As lead principal of the full-service agency’s leadership team, Turner will guide the strategic vision for the agency’s three creative, account strategy and operations principals.
For the past two decades, Turner has been instrumental in growing ChappellRoberts into one of the largest, most notable advertising and branding agencies in Tampa Bay. As executive vice president, principal, Turner will continue to serve key agency accounts by spearheading strategic marketing, branding and advertising initiatives for regional and global clients.
“Christine is a driving force of creativity in our agency as well as our community,” said Colleen Chappell, president and CEO of ChappellRoberts. “Her tireless passion for excellence and leadership acumen ensures a strong, sustainable future for our agency.”
Turner started at the agency in 1998, and was initially focused in public communications and government relations strategy. Since that time, she’s evolved with the agency portfolio, honing her expertise in branding and communications strategy for global and national brands, including Verizon Wireless, PSCU, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and many other B2B and consumer brands.
“Working in advertising has been exciting and inspirational, and I’m excited about the change that drives the industry and our agency,” said Turner. “It’s also an honor to focus on account growth and talent growth for the agency. Five years from now, if I can give back to our team even a little of the guidance and opportunity I’ve been given, I’ll consider that my biggest success.”
A dedicated and active leader in the Tampa Bay community, Turner is a board member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Tampa Downtown Partnership. She is a graduate of Leadership Tampa, member and past chair of Leadership Tampa Alumni, member and past chair of the Public Relations Society of America and member of the American Marketing Association.
Turner is a graduate of the University of South Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. She is a proud lifetime member of the University of South Florida Alumni Association.
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ChappellRoberts drives results with unexpected ideas for its clients through branding, advertising, digital experiences, public relations and marketing. Proudly marking its 40th anniversary, ChappellRoberts is located in Tampa’s historic Ybor City. For more information, visit chappellroberts.com.