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About Peppercomm

Everyone loves a good listener—and at Peppercomm, we’re always paying attention. We’re a fiercely independent, fully integrated strategic communications and marketing partner that listens to uncover your business objectives. Then we listen to your audiences to learn what they need and how they think. We look around corners to see what’s coming next, and help our clients creatively push boundaries while avoiding minefields and mitigating risk.

Founded in 1995 by Steve Cody and Ed Moed, Peppercomm began as a traditional PR agency and has evolved into fully integrated firm with a focus on financial and professional services, B2B industrial and consumer lifestyle. Our combined years of deep category experience and love of what we do shapes our work. Core competencies include insights and strategy, integrated marketing, experiential, digital/social communications, creative services, licensing, PR, research and measurement and more.

We engage your audiences on every level and set your brand apart. And we do all this to help your bottom line and build your business. So get in touch. We’re all ears.

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Culture

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What do a stand-up comic and a Peppercomm employee have in common? They engage easily, think creatively, and deliver flawlessly under pressure. It’s no joke: We’ve incorporated stand-up comedy into our corporate culture. Comedy is about listening to audiences, figuring out what they need, and getting them to like your brand. In short, it’s storytelling — and sharpening our storytelling skills makes us better able to tell clients’ stories.

It also makes us a tight-knit team. Our staff thrives in this flexible, entrepreneurial-minded space, and most have worked at Peppercomm for more than five years. That means our clients can count on a team that not only learns your business inside and out, but is also your partner for the long term. Our passion shows. We were rated the Best Place to Work 2012 by Crain’s New York Business and saluted with a Great Rated write-up in 2014 and 2015 by the Great Place to Work Institute.

Leadership

  • Ann Barlow Ann Barlow
    Ann Barlow
    Partner & President, West Coast Managing Director, Creative-Digital
    Ann Barlow
  • Ted Birkhahn Ted Birkhahn
    Ted Birkhahn
    Partner and President
    Ted Birkhahn
  • Deborah Brown Deborah Brown
    Deborah Brown
    Partner and Managing Director, Strategic Development
    Deborah Brown
  • Steve Cody Steve Cody
    Steve Cody
    Co-Founder and CEO
    Steve Cody
  • Michael Dresner Michael Dresner
    Michael Dresner
    CEO of Brand² Squared Licensing
    Michael Dresner
  • Michael Friedin Michael Friedin
    Michael Friedin
    Managing Director, Digital
    Michael Friedin
  • Janine Gordon Janine Gordon
    Janine Gordon
    President, Luxury & Lifestyle
    Janine Gordon
  • Jacqueline Kolek Jacqueline Kolek
    Jacqueline Kolek
    Partner and Managing Director
    Jacqueline Kolek
  • Armel Leslie Armel Leslie
    Armel Leslie
    Senior Director, Head of Capital Markets
    Armel Leslie
  • Matt Lester Matt Lester
    Matt Lester
    Executive Creative Director
    Matt Lester
  • Ed Moed Ed Moed
    Ed Moed
    Co-Founder and CEO
    Ed Moed
  • Jackie Murphy Jackie Murphy
    Jackie Murphy
    Managing and Founding Director, London Office
    Jackie Murphy
  • Maggie O’Neill Maggie O’Neill
    Maggie O'Neill
    Partner and Managing Director
    Maggie O'Neill
  • Deborah Salerno Deborah Salerno
    Deborah Salerno
    CFO
    Deborah Salerno
  • Diana Soltmann Diana Soltmann
    Diana Soltmann
    Chief Executive and Founding Director, London Office
    Diana Soltmann
  • Sara Whitman Sara Whitman
    Sara Whitman
    Managing Director / Chief Culture Czar
    Sara Whitman

Contact Us

Our Locations

  • New York

    470 Park Avenue South

    New York, NY 10016
    Get Directions

    Tel: 212-931-6100

  • San Francisco

    201 Mission Street
    Suite 1940
    San Francisco, CA 94105
    Get Directions

    Tel: 415-633-3200

  • London

    Coppergate House
    16 Brune Street London, E1
    7NJ United Kingdom
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    Tel: +44-020-7680-7104