New York-based marketing communications and PR firm Evins Communications has appointed Robert Schaltenbrand a member of the agency’s leadership team, where he will fill the position of senior vice president.

robert-schaltenbrandSchaltenbrand joins Evins from hospitality company CORE: club, where he served as marketing and development director. Prior to that, he was with technology giant Microsoft, which he joined in 2007 as brand manager of the company’s entertainment and devices division before eventually becoming that division's group marketing manager. He also served as a marketing manager for iconic shoe company Converse and was an account director at New York based marketing and advertising company Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners.

At Evins, Schaltenbrand will now provide counsel to the agency’s clients as well as oversee Evins’ lifestyle group.

Evins Chairman Mathew L. Evins said he has “no doubt that Rob’s dynamic and exceptional skill set will be invaluable and instrumental, not only to the clients in our Lifestyle Group but to all of the Agency’s clients as well as to our commitment to innovative content, programming and strategies.”