David Shaw Joins Brownstein as Director of Client Services

PHILADELPHIA (August 12, 2020) – Brownstein Group announced today that David Shaw has joined the agency as Director of Client Services. A marketing leader with over 25 years of client services experience at agencies including BBDO, Chiat/Day, and Havas, Shaw brings a wealth of advertising and brand-building talents to Brownstein at a critical time.

“David joins our team after a rigorous national search for talent,” said Erin Allsman, Managing Director at Brownstein. “He stood out from the crowd with his innate passion for advertising, outstanding work for heritage brands, and inventive approach to brand marketing. His impressive background and expertise will support our continued drive towards developing breakthrough creative work and elevating the client experience.”

Through his career, Shaw has worked with major brands including Lowe’s, Sony PlayStation, DirecTV, Keurig, and Liberty Mutual Insurance – leading integrated campaigns that have been recognized with some of the industry’s most prestigious honors, including Cannes Lions, Effies, and many more top creative and campaign awards.

“In Brownstein Group I found a team that shares my enthusiasm for creating campaigns that effectively deliver brand promises through unique, compelling messages,” said Shaw. “I’m looking forward to supporting this team and continuing to build an environment that encourages growth and bold ideas.”

Shaw’s love for brands and advertising stretches back to his days as an advertising student, when he served as president of the American Advertising Federation chapter at North Carolina State University. His talents as a digitally-forward leader have now been proven by a portfolio spanning dozens of memorable campaigns in retail, financial services, tech, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods — as well as experience in non-profit leadership.

At Brownstein, Shaw’s valuable skills as a leader and innovator come at a crucial moment in the marketing landscape, as the agency continues to evolve to meet unique challenges and opportunities for clients.


Recognized by Ad Age as a ‘Small Agency of the Year,’ Brownstein Group is the longest-running independent marketing communications agency in Philadelphia, and a member of Worldwide Partners, one of the largest independent agency networks in the world. Founded at the height of the Creative Revolution in 1964, Brownstein Group is a full-service agency with expertise across all disciplines, including: brand strategy, advertising, public relations, social media, and digital services. Brownstein Group specializes in crafting memorable campaigns that generate positive brand awareness, increased sales/leads, and measurable impact for clients like IKEA USA, Comcast Xfinity, Wawa, GIANT Food Stores, TruGreen, Yards Brewing Co., ACI Speedpay, NJM Insurance, and DuPont™ Sorona®. Ranked as an O’Dwyer’s Top 100 National PR Agency and one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work for Women, Brownstein Group is relentless in the pursuit of breakthrough ideas, but dedicated to its clients and people.

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