A ‘nothing is impossible’ mantra is the underpinning of our fun and collaborative culture,” according to Jim Brodsky, CEO and Founder of Sharp Think.  Brodsky took a north to south approach to building the agency instead of east to west and now has a growing team in West Palm Beach in addition to his 50-person HQ in New York. One perk is a Winter Term for NYC staff to warm up and work in the Florida sunshine. Learn more, including how Jim’s early years in large advertising agencies influenced his agency’s development.

Jim Brodsky is the Founder and CEO of Sharp Think. Sharp is an award winning agency with offices in New York City and West Palm Beach, FL. Jim started Sharp in 2000. Prior to starting his agency, Jim spent the first 10 years of his career building brands at Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, Bates USA, and other leading firms. Jim’s vision for Sharp is to work with best in class brands across numerous “passion point” categories including: Architecture & Design; Arts & Culture; Health & Wellness; Philanthropy; and more. Jim is a graduate of Brown University and resides in Palm Beach, FL and New York City.

About the Host:

Kim headshot - colorKim Sample focuses on helping the PR Council’s 100-plus member agencies thrive and elevating the PR profession overall. Prior to joining the PRC in August 2018, Kim was the founder/CEO of Emanate, a $35 million, 100+ person international marketing communications agency. During her tenure Emanate was named PR WEEK Agency of the Year and CRAIN’S Best Places to Work in NYC, and the team’s work for clients was recognized with numerous industry awards. Kim also worked at Ketchum, Marina Maher Communications and Golin earlier in her career, and has served Fortune 500 clients across a number of industries, including financial services, travel and hospitality, CPG and consumer electronics.

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