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Partners + Napier

Partners + NapierPhone (585) -45-4-1010
1 South Clinton AvenueURL
Suite 400Contact Matt Schwartz
Rochester, NY 14604E-mail
Holding Company
Ranked by Effie Worldwide as one of the most effective agencies in North America, Partners + Napier helps brands leave a mark on people, business, and culture by creating work with lasting impact. We are an insight-led creative agency of 165+ with expertise across food and beverage, healthcare, technology, travel and more. Our suite of capabilities is designed to empower ambitious marketers to meet any brand challenge through an omnichannel approach. With numerous Effie Awards, we are best known for our relentless focus on ROI and delivering real business impact for our clients.


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Western Region
Partners + Napier
One S Clinton Ave Suite 400,
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: (585) 727-7493
Partners + Napier
1 South Clinton Avenue, Suite 400
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: (585) 454-1010


Office Employees101-200
Total US101-200
Total Worldwide101-200
Sharon Napier, Chair & Founder
After 15 years as CEO, Sharon now oversees all executive leadership as Chair + Founder of Partners + Napier, with a focus on growth, enriching client relationships, providing top-to-top counsel, and elevating the agency’s diverse talent. Sharon also serves on the Global Strategic Leadership Team at Project Worldwide. Named one of Ad Age’s 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising, Sharon is a frequent speaker at industry events like the 4A’s Transformation Conference, Advertising Week, and Ad Age Small Agency Conference. She has appeared in articles in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Ad Age, Adweek, Campaign and other publications. She is Vice Chair of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) and a member of the Board of Trustees at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is also a member of the Culinary Institute of America’s Society of Fellows.
Courtney Cotrupe, CEO
Courtney leads with a perfect mix of sharp strategic thinking, collaborative style, and creative soul. As CEO, she oversees all client growth, leadership, and operations. She previously served as President, and has worked alongside Chair + Founder Sharon Napier for 15 years. With Courtney’s leadership, Partners + Napier counted its third consecutive year of double-digit growth in 2019, and welcomed nine new clients, including Instant Pot, Rakuten, Conduent, Pyrex, and CoreLife Eatery. Courtney also launched media planning and buying at the agency, which now supports multiple clients across digital and traditional channels. She serves on the national board of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and as chair of the New York State Council of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s).
Rob Kottkamp, Chief Creative Officer
Rob oversees creative, digital, content, and design at Partners + Napier. He joined the agency from MullenLowe in Boston, where he oversaw creative for accounts such as Google Cloud, U.S. Cellular, and Royal Caribbean. His campaign Come Seek the Royal Caribbean remains the highest performing campaign in the brand’s history. Prior to MullenLowe, Rob spent nine years at Arnold Worldwide working on accounts for Volvo, Timberland, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Santander Bank. Rob also spent seven years on the Truth anti-smoking campaign, one of Ad Age’s Top 15 Ad Campaigns of the 21st Century. His work has been awarded at Cannes, D&AD, the Effie Awards, One Show, and many others, and has been featured in Creativity, Adweek, GQ, and Fast Company. Two of his campaigns reside in the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection.

Clients & Brands

Agency Clients And Brands

Billings & Revenue

Number of Clients
Billing less than $1 Million
and/or Agency Revenue less than $200 Thousand
Billing between $1.1 - $3 Million
and/or Agency Revenue between $201 - $600 Thousand
Billing between $5.1 - $10 Million
and/or Agency Revenue between $1.1 Million- $2 Million
Billing between $10.1 - $25 Million
and/or Agency Revenue between $2.1 Million - $5 Million
Billing between $25.1 - $50 Million
and/or Agency Revenue between $5.1 Million - $10 Million
Allocation percent of media placed by this office
National Broadcast30%
Local Broadcast3%
Out of Home2%
Digital (Internet, Mobile, SEM, Viral)20%
All Other25%

Specialized Services

20%Advertising - General Market/ TraditionalEnter optional description

10%Brand ConsultingEnter optional description

4%Business-to-BusinessEnter optional description

4%Corporate CommunicationsEnter optional description

10%DesignEnter optional description

2%Digital/Interactive | Blogging Discussion forums, community buildingEnter optional description

2%Digital/Interactive | Search Engine MarketingEnter optional description

14%Digital/Interactive | Website development, hosting, monitoringEnter optional description

2%Direct MarketingEnter optional description

4%Event MarketingEnter optional description

14%Health CareEnter optional description

2%Marketing Data AnalyticsEnter optional description

2%New Product DevelopmentEnter optional description

10%Sales PromotionEnter optional description

Industry Experience

Automotive | vehicles
Business Services & office products
Consumer Services
Financial services | banking
Financial services | credit cards
Financial services | insurance
Food & Beverage | alcoholic beverages
Food & Beverage | food
Government | economic development
Healthcare | direct to consumer (DTC)
Healthcare | hospitals, healthcare facilities, medical services
Healthcare | medical products
Healthcare | pharmaceutical
Industrial, Manufacturing & chemicals
Media | publishing
Non-profit, associations & public services
Professional services (Accountants, consultants, lawyers)
Recreation & Sports | hobbies
Recreation & Sports | sporting goods
Technology | .com business
Technology | consumer electronics
Technology | electronics
Travel | airlines
Travel | hotels & resorts
Travel | tourism