Sean DallasKidd
Sean DallasKidd

Demonstrate has hired Sean DallasKidd as chief creative officer and partner. DallasKidd joins Demonstrate from J. Walter Thompson, where he led creative for the firm’s San Francisco office, working with such clients as Adobe, Air China and HSBC. He was previously SVP and partner at FleishmanHillard. At Demonstrate, DallasKidd will lead creative strategy, content and production. “Sean’s business savvy and breadth of experience in marketing and communications across many verticals in both large and small agency environments, and in-house make him the perfect partner for our fast-growing agency,” said Demonstrate CEO and founder Joey Hodges.

Jill Perkins
Jill Perkins

Shelton, CT based marketing agency York & Chapel has named Jill Perkins chief executive officer.  Perkins joined Y&C in 2018 as executive vice president, and has overseen the launch of their video and animation production division, Sugared Studios, and rebrand of MashLive, the experiential and event marketing agency Y&C acquired in 2014.  Before coming to the agency, she was president and CMO at Amplitude Marketing Group. She has also held senior marketing roles at Playtex Products and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spas.  With Perkins in place, Y&C co-founder Dave Ho has shifted his focus to leading the company’s technology directive and has assumed the role of chief technology officer.

Dante Cutrona
Dante Cutrona

The American Flood Coalition, a nonpartisan group of political, military, business and local leaders that is working to drive adaptation to the reality of higher seas, stronger storms, and more frequent flooding, has named Dante Cutrona as government relations director. Cutrone has served as chief of staff to both Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Rep. Dan Meuser (R-PA). In his new post, Cutrona is tasked with guiding AFC’s outreach to elected officials and leading policy development in support of the coalition’s mission.