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Stephen Childress Joins Scoppechio as Chief Experience Officer

Posted on October 04, 2017

Steve Childress

Louisville, KY – September 13, 2017 Scoppechio, Kentucky’s largest ad agency and one of the country’s leading independent shops, has hired Stephen Childress as its new Chief Experience Officer. Childress will be adding to the creative leadership at the agency, working along

“As Scoppechio evolves, our approach to the business mirrors the way technology has impacted content creation and consumption,” said Jerry Preyss, Scoppechio CEO. “The idea of seeing the work we do through the lens of omnichannel experiences is so important and Stephen’s proven talent enhances our ability to think smarter this way. We’re really excited about what he’s going to bring to the agency on behalf of our clients.”

Childress is a graduate of The Book Shop Portfolio School in Los Angeles, CA and Furman University in Greenville, SC. During his 18 years in the business, he has worked on brands including Denny’s, Sears Auto Center, Verizon, South Carolina Tourism, Daimler Chrysler, and many other restaurant, retail, and financial brands. The One Show, The Communication Arts Advertising Annual and their Exhibit Issue, The National Addys, The New York Festivals, The OBIEs and many other advertising and marketing shows have recognized his work.

“I look at Scoppechio as a 30-year start-up,” said Childress. “ We’re constantly evolving and adding resources so that we can legitimately provide integrated, omnichannel solutions for our clients. And the cool thing is we’re still small enough to be nimble and move with the pace of today’s business environment. I’m really excited to be part of this team and help shape our future.”

In his new role, Childress will be located in Scoppechio’s new Louisville headquarters, but will also impact business in the agency’s Cincinnati and Columbus offices, as well.

About Scoppechio

Founded in 1987 and one of the nation’s leading independent agencies, Scoppechio is a full-service omnichannel marketing services provider located in the heart of the Louisville business district. With billings of over $225 million and over 170 employees, it serves a broad client portfolio that includes Brow

n-Forman, Darden Restaurants, Yum! Brands, Gold Star Chili, Coney Island, GE Appliances, LG&E and KU Energy, Baptist Health System, Community Health Systems (CHS), and more. In addition to its headquarters in Louisville, Scoppechio office locations include Cincinnati, OH and Columbus, OH. For additional information, visit