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Posts Tagged ‘Claudia Caplan’

D.C. Agency Temporarily Rebrands Itself in Honor of RG3 Drafting

Well, looks like one agency in particular is pretty stoked about former Baylor QB/standout Robert Griffin III getting drafted and joining up with the Washington Redskins. RP3, which is based in Bethesda, MD, counts staffers including D&G/Mendelsohn Zien alum Claudia Caplan and has worked with clients including Norfolk Southern, the National Geographic Store, the United Way and Honest Tea during its three-year existence, is for the time being, RG3.

To show you the depth of their enthusiasm for the arrival of Griffin III, the agency’s VP, account management Tiffany Bacon, who also captained the Redskins cheerleading squad at one point, goes back to her roots in the image below. We’re just wondering how Robert Griffin himself will stack up against top pick Andrew Luck and if he can help his new, dismal team rebound.

 

 

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D&G Adds CMO, Managing Partner to Fold

Well, looks like Neilan Tyree’s somewhat brief run at David&Goliath has come to an end as the agency’s chief marketing officer/new business head has been replaced by Claudia Caplan, who previously had two stints at Mendelsohn Zien, first as a CD/partner for several years before returning as CMO. During her ad career, Caplan worked on accounts including BMW, Fox Digital Entertainment, Peter Pan Peanut Butter and Carl’s Jr.

Joining Caplan at D&G is Brian Dunbar, who’ll take on the post of managing partner, director of client services. Dunbar spent 10 years at DDB, eventually moving up to group account director before joining Goodby, Silverstein & Partners as associate partner/GAD from 2000-2008. While there, Dunbar led the development of campaigns for clients including Saturn, E*Trade, eBay, Adobe and Doritos.