Our People

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KELLY GIBBONS

Founder and Managing Partner, Main & Rose. Equal parts savvy strategist and conscious communicator, Kelly has crafted world-class campaigns for brands like City of Hope, Rebecca Minkoff, and Vanity Fair. She designs strategic personal branding initiatives for individuals globally and writes about branding and marketing for Fortune and Inc. Kelly has spoken and moderated conversations on the power of your personal brand and sits on the Advisory Board for The UN Human Rights Initiative, is a member of Forbes Young Entrepreneurs Council , a Nexus Global Delegate, and a mentor for TED ED. Kelly loves a challenge, and when not in the office she can be found exploring new destinations all over the world. 

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Beth Doane

Managing Partner, Main & Rose. Devoted to turning great ideas into powerful brands. An award-winning author and writer Beth contributes to Forbes, Entrepreneur and Huffington Post. She sits on the LA Chapter of USNC for UN Women Advisory Council, The Pacific Council on International Policy, and Forbes Young Entrepreneurs Council. Beth also speaks about branding and social good at venues such as Google, TEDx & The United Nations. Designs branding initiatives and marketing campaigns for some of the world's largest tech and lifestyle companies. Loves adventure, connecting great people and companies that give back.

 
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Meghan Haffey

Meghan specializes in creating high-profile brand initiatives and private events for companies and CEO’s. Her clients include Summit Series, SolarCity, Insomniac, and Zappos. She thrives working alongside industry leaders and is currently focused on the medical space where she designs marketing and brand strategy for top tier medical professionals and cosmetic surgeons. Her work has resulted in millions in increased revenue for medical practitioners worldwide.

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David Helfenbein

David Helfenbein is a strategic communication and public affairs expert focused on branding, crisis communication and government relations. Under President Obama, David was appointed Social Media Coordinator for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Special Assistant to the Secretary in the Office of White House Liaison, both at the U.S. Department of State. Before the State Department, he worked on Clinton’s Senate staff, focusing on appropriations and grants. David also worked for The Brookings Institution for congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann and MSNBC’s Morning Joe television show. He hosts The Gaggle Podcast and writes for HuffPost

 
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Nikki Van Noy

In addition to publishing her own best-selling books, Nikki has ghostwritten, conceptualized, and edited books for everyone from pop stars to health gurus to thought leaders. She has a knack for taking her clients’ stories and expertise and turning them into a cohesive manuscript that captures not only their thoughts, but also their voice and personality. Her in-house work in acquisitions at Random House, armed Nikki with unique insight into what agents and editors are looking to publish. As a testament to this she has a 100 percent success rate of book proposals picked up by major publishers. 

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SARAH LOESEL

Sarah thrives on designing strategic partnerships and ensuring each select brand is expertly grown and maintained across all platforms, including digital. Having begun her branding career in New York, Sarah’s clients have included the world’s top lifestyle, tech and fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren. You can typically find Sarah on a plane or exploring the great outdoors.

 
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Phoebe Scott

Project management expert, full-stack developer and former attorney turned tech guru. Uniquely able to manage  highly-skilled teams through all stages of product launches and product lifecycle.  Inspired by startups, motivated by impossible tasks and driven by people with passion.

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Jaima Russell

Loves list building and growing your social following to epic levels. SEO/SEM nerd. Creates buzz for brands that do great things. Manages campaigns and editorial calendars for major brands like Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Global Green. 

 
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Kayleigh Rocheck

Events, strategic partnerships, and talent connoisseur with experience in casting and VIP seeding.  Kayleigh's event management background includes the Vanity Fair Pre-Oscar parties, Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Young Hollywood Awards, and ELLE’s Women in Music. With Kayleigh’s incredible eye for design and eclectic personality, she creates unforgettable events and experiences. 

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Courtney Sheldon

Courtney has developed PR campaigns, conferences and trade shows for clients like Nickelodeon, Bank of America, and GlaxoSmithKline. She also managed PR and marketing for one of New York’s top dermatologists and is highly regarded for her knowledge of product marketing and strategic planning. She is trilingual, based in the LA office of M&R and loves skiing.