Zipie Expands Executive Leadership

Makenzie Deering


Lexington, KY – Zipie announced today that Chad Howard has been named as the new Account Director of the full-service marketing agency. Howard joins the organization after leaving Cincinnati-based Sanger & Eby, where he served as Vice President of Client Service.

Bringing more than 20 years of experience in marketing, client services, strategy, communications and leadership to Zipie, Howard will lead the Account Team in delivering straightforward, strategic and spectacular results for Zipie’s clients. Howard’s experience with major global brands includes Jet Blue Airways, Abercrombie & Fitch, Luxottica, BMW, The Ritz Carlton, Marriott, “Food & Wine” Publications, Lexus, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble. 


Howard will lead in the smooth execution of Zipie’s campaigns, ranging from the management of relationships with clients and external vendors to communication of marketing plans, briefing creatives and managing internal support staff. By working closely with each department, Howard will help to develop the most effective integrated solutions to provide measurable business results for our clients. This role is essential for cultivating client relations and upholding the successful delivery of each campaign.

"We are so excited to have Chad join the team,” said Nate Spry, President of Zipie. “As we continue our rapid growth, Chad's leadership and experience from the advertising agency business and on the client side allows us to advance the way we serve our client-partners. Zipie's objective is to help people achieve real business objectives through creative marketing and advertising solutions. The addition of Chad to our leadership team takes our capabilities even further."

Zipie approaches each client with a focused, straightforward outlook. The agency delivers the creativity to offer innovative solutions, as well as the services to execute every last inch of strategy. Zipie’s services include print, branding, social, digital, experiences, production and marketing. For more information, visit