Allison Gabrys

Director, San Francisco

Allison leads the West Coast for MerchantCantos, Brunswick’s full service creative agency. She works closely with the Brunswick advisors on strategy, writing the narrative and brings creativity to business critical communications. Allison is a member of the firms’ Employee Engagement practice and is the strategic lead across a wide array of clients from automotive to healthcare to technology.

Prior to MerchantCantos, Allison was the global business lead on Jordan Brand, Nike Running, Anheuser-Busch, Levi’s and Peet’s Coffee for AKQA. Projects ranged from strategic engagements to global marketing campaigns to experiential marketing executions. During her time at AKQA, her team earned over 45 awards for their work, including a Gold Cannes Lion. Allison also worked for other top agencies including R/GA, Razorfish and Huge.

Allison went to DePaul University in Chicago and started her career as a financial analyst working for Zack’s Investment Research and Dresner Investments.