experience amazing

To us, culture is more than a buzzword. It’s a way of living. We take our culture seriously, living and breathing the Interrupt way, every day, to deliver a killer experience for our clients, our team and our community.


#workfun

our people are ridiculously smart (alecks)

We pull, stretch and contort until we create ideas that live in the unexpected. And the fun we have together far exceeds what should be allowed at work. Think you can hang with us?

the team

Took what he learned from 20 years of corporate sales and business leadership in the building products space and created the kind of agency partner he always wanted as a client.

100% Fearless
100%
100% Driven
100%

Bill Rossiter

CEO and Principal

Leads our team with a powerful fusion of creative and strategic insights honed over 20 years of cultivating major brands.

200% Competitive
100%
0% Fake
0%

Anita Holman

Executive Creative Director and Brand Strategist

Draws on 30 years of corporate and agency experience managing powerful brands to lead our client services team and several accounts with ingenuity, wisdom and, dare we say, panache.

100% Sarcastic
100%
0% Filtered
0%

Jeff Petit

Director of Client Services

Melds 30+ years of contractor, corporate and agency experience with deep roots in the analytical disciplines of direct marketing to extract insights and drive strategic direction for our clients.

100% on Time
100%

David Schiever

Director of Strategy

A savvy digital marketer with a passion for innovation, she lives at the intersection of technology, media and audience segmentation to inform and activate our clients’ digital marketing strategies.

100% Canadian
100%
0% Morning Person
0%

Karin Meglitsch

Director of Digital Strategy

With nearly two decades of agency experience and a relentlessly upbeat attitude, she handily juggles ever-changing details against fixed deadlines to get each job done right.

100% Baseball Mom
100%

Suzanne Silva

Director of Operations

While his timesheets are notoriously late and (ahem) dog-eared, we let it slide on account of Dozer’s many years of loyal service.

100% Loyal
100%
0% Squirrel lover
0%

Dozer

office escort

Combines experience in service, accounting and financial fields with an ability to learn and adapt quickly to deliver smart support with a smile.

100% Organized
100%
100% Kind
100%

Ashleigh Keeseman

Financial Coordinator

With nearly a decade of diverse content experience, this "worker bee” has a contagious hunger for knowledge and a relentless positive attitude that brings out the best in those around her.

100% Passionate
100%
50% high maintenance
50%

Ashley McMahon

copywriter

Turned a passion for dance into 20+ years of choreographing complex media buys with balance, strength, flexibility and grace.

100% negotiator
100%
0% negativity
0%

Tricia Knight

Senior Media Manager

Thrives on turning big picture thinking into actionable strategies and elements—as evidenced in nearly 20 years of developing integrated communications for leading brands and Fortune 500 clients.

100% polish
100%
0% Dusting Skills
0%

Keri Samiec

Strategic Account Manager

Matt Wittman

Oversees our electronic infrastructure, managing anything that beeps, buzzes or flickers, while supporting other key office functions to maximize uptime of both electronic and human resources.

100% American
100%

Matt Wittman

Director of I.T. and Office Manager

Lives by the mantra that “failing to plan is planning to fail,” but after 16 years in agency work and 25 years in digital, she also knows how to go with the flow and adapt on the fly.

100% Pratical
100%
0% Greedy
0%

Karen Torok

Senior Project Manager - Digital

Never satisfied with "close enough," our resident Photoshop genius and mock-up guru has a meticulous eye for detail honed over 20 years of agency design and production work.

100% detailed
100%
100% squirreled
100%

Shannon Yocom

Production Manager

Brings vast client-side experience in brand-building, sales, franchising and market development to dissect problems and devise solutions that make a visible impact on sales.

100% Motivator
100%
0% Ohio State Fan
0%

Kristie Upton

Strategic Account Manager

Blends logistics management experience with marketing chops to deliver timely branding insights, strategies and results for building industry leaders.

100% Christen
100%
0% Christine
0%

Christen Adams

project manager

An award-winning designer and accomplished professor with a passion for timeless design and the experience to quickly dissect the challenge at hand.

90% Pinball Wizard
90%
100% NY Sarcasm
100%

Matt Davis

Associate Creative Director

Previously did accounting for the agricultural industry, literally counting beans. Today we’re thrilled to have her improving yield and nurturing growth in our field.

100% polite
100%
0% good at picking paint colors
0%

Jolene Tanner

Financial and HR Manager

From big ideas to subtle tweaks, she mines the intersection of facts, emotion and language to help build brands that connect with buyers in meaningful and lasting ways.

100% Inquisitive
100%
0% Tolerant of Mean People
0%

Jen Molnar

Senior Copywriter

Turns 30+ years of client-side building products experience into invaluable agency insight, channel strategy and client guidance.

100% Detail Oriented
100%

Mark Nowotarski

Senior Account Executive

Emily Johnson

With years of hands-on experience in research, account project management roles, she pushes the envelope—and the team—to deliver within budget and beyond expectations.

0% Stationary
0%
100% Smartass
100%

Emily Johnson

Senior Account Executive

Channels her organizational superpowers into mad traffic skills that keep our team and our work on track.

0% Cat Lover
0%
100% Sassy
100%

Allie Pohjala

project manager

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Luke Palushaj

Associate Creative Director

Maureen

A respected pro in mar-com, media relations and writing, she blends 20+ years of building materials and home improvement experience with a “can do” attitude and dependable results for client longevity that exceeds the norm.

100% Driven
100%
0% Fake News
0%

Maureen Murray

Public Relations

With a head for logic and an eye for style, she turns abstract concepts into rock solid brand and marketing elements, steadily unleashing awesome in print, digital and experiential forms.

100% Hufflepuff
100%
0% Hateful
0%

Erin Kunz

senior art director

Once managed the aesthetics of physical spaces, print pieces and digital experiences featuring priceless art. Now makes priceless contributions to our clients’ brand experiences.

50% Music Snob
50%
50% Coffee Snob
50%

Chris Graver

Art Director

where we work

Givebacks

We get out and give back

Our job isn’t done until our community is a better place. If you work with us, you better bring your passion to impact others.

#interruptcares

  • Interrupt giving back - helping hands

    Toledo Soup Kitchen

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • MS Bike to the Bay

  • Have a Heart

  • Have a Heart

  • Habitat for Humanity

  • Habitat for Humanity

careers

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Be our wingman

Do you enjoy branding and frequent competition? Are you fearless and passionate? Do you live in the unexpected? Do you have the need for speed? Do you occasionally use swears?

Yeah? Cool. Let’s talk.