Chief Executive Officer
Joe joined McKinney in 2017 to lead the NY office and was named CEO in October 2018 — the fifth CEO in McKinney’s 53-year history. Since then, the agency has enjoyed new partnerships with Blue Diamond Almonds, Pampers, Little Caesars, Choice Hotels, ESPN, and others. Prior to McKinney, Joe was managing director at Havas NY, where he oversaw a portfolio of clients across packaged goods, financial services, travel, and food and beverage. He has also held leadership roles at agencies such as Publicis and Ogilvy, following time at several midsize shops. Joe is active in the advertising industry and was recently elected to the 4As National Board as a Director-at-Large. His other interests include film production, angel investing, and charitable work — he is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors for the 501(c)(3) organization Safety Saints.