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

A marketing pro turned insights guru, this recovering adrenaline junkie channels his need for speed into deep research and strategic leadership to help take our work to the next level.

80% avid motocrosser
80%
0% boring
0%

Sandy Embrescia-Hridel

Director of Strategic Insights

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

Director of HR and Finance

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

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

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

Director of Brand Content

Angie has over 25 years of agency experience. Highly technical and process driven, she continues to find new ways to take projects to the next level. She brings in-depth knowledge/creative flair for video production to the team.

50% Elphaba
50%
50% Glinda
50%
100% Wicked
100%

Angie Coakley

Senior Project Manager

Truly a “wearer of many hats,” Sara brings more than 6 years of creative services coordination, always going the extra mile to get each project done right. Originally from the 419 with a 10-year stint in Los Angeles, she’s happy to be home.

90% Midwest
90%
10% West Coast
10%

Sara Wampler

Project Manager

Bringing more than a decade of big-box retail and building products marketing experience, he's not afraid to ask the tough questions that lead to strategic insights and creative solutions for his clients.

100% fueled by chips & queso
100%
100% buckeye
100%

Kyle Rhine

senior account executive

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

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

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

Senior Art Director

“Kayla will write something here” is a phrase she hears often. From taglines to brochures to branding, she loves continually meeting the challenge of creating direct and meaningful messaging.

100% thoughtful
100%

Kayla Williams

Copywriter

With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Shyla is detail oriented, organized, and works well under pressure. Her personal “brand” is to effectively manage projects so all the pieces and parts come together seamlessly.

50% great listener
50%
50% loves dark humor
50%

Shyla Helmintoller

project manager

Aly is committed to always exploring and learning while bettering her craft. Her penchant for blending new with old, nostalgia with advancement, and work with play drives her particular style of design.

75% Polish
70%
25% Antique Collector
20%

Aly Krajewski

Graphic Designer

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never satisfied with "close enough," our resident Photoshop genius and mock-up guru has a meticulous eye for detail honed over 23 years of agency design and production work.

100% detailed
100%
100% squirreled
100%

Shannon Yocom

Production 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% Loves Sunshine
100%
100% Animal Lover
100%

Karen Torok

Senior Project Manager - Digital

This one-time entrepreneur, poet, and now dedicated marketer utilizes sharp intuition & a borderline obsessive work ethic to help brands craft powerful stories that make your customers care.

99% english major
90%
2% would like to be better at math
20%

Ernest Turner

senior copywriter

With past roles in scent marketing, digital media and Brooklyn-based start-ups, he has a nose for what’s next.

50% Ambidextrous
50%
50% Beer Geek
50%

Bill Giacci

Account Coordinator

A fine art major and computer programming minor in college—Erik brings 20+ years of creating award winning digital experiences for fortune 500 clients to the team.

50% left brain
50%
50% right brain
50%
100% ready for a nap
100%

Erik Porter

User Experience Strategist & Web Designer

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 Streichert

copywriter

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?

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