People

Suzan Knese

Suzan Knese

Chief Operating Officer

Suzan brings over 20 years of experience in talent management, HR and agency and client operations.

As chief operating officer, she oversees operations focusing on Human Resources, Creative and Media deliverables. As a member of the Executive team, Suzan is key in helping shape agency strategy and leads talent integration for our clients and business development. Suzan leads the agency in talent acquisition, employee relations and organizational design.

Prior to joining O+B, Suzan served as the VP/director of human resources at D'Arcy Advertising for ten years. Throughout her career she has been instrumental in leading integration through three mergers and acquisitions.

She serves on the board for the 4A’s human resources and training and development and is an active volunteer with the Catholic Charities, St. Vincent DePaul Society and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.