CREATIVE COLLECTIVE GROUP
We believe designing a dimensional brand experience is an artform.
passion and talent in the creative field has been inspired from a variety of experience during her 20-year career in the advertising agency, talent management and production areas of the business. Selene’s creative view and touch powers the creative energy behind Creative Collective Group’s mission and work. She is uniquely suited and driven to consider the magical mix of art and commerce as well as proven leadership to drive beautiful ideas and business success. Equally, her deep experience in the digital and print photo production world informs how she approaches a project. Selene works across the fashion, home and retail space as an art director and set stylist to keep her finger on the pulse of trends and style. This experience coupled with a keen sense of style, passion and her shopping obsession keeps ideas fresh and growing.
has 20+ years experience in marketing communications and has been part of global integrated agency partner teams to develop market strategies and programming across the paid owned earned ecosystem. She has worked with several communications agencies including: Marina Maher Communications, Access Communications, Edelman, Ketchum and Weber Shandwick. As a senior account leader and project manager, Bronwyn has led experiential and consumer marketing business and teams for companies & brands such as P&G, Facebook, Google, American Express, Unilever, Starbucks and Walmart. She has also lived in London and worked locally within regions/countries to implement local activations in US, Europe, LATAM, & Asia.
is an award-winning creative director with over 20+ years of agency and in-house experience leading creative teams and working with top brands across many categories including specialty stores, business-to-business, fashion retailers, and big box retailers not only here in the US, but across the globe. It wasn’t till he entered the doors of one of the largest online and tv retailers, QVC, as their global executive creative director, that he found his passion for helping brands of all sizes find their unique story and take them from storytelling to story selling. He has a strong ability to analyze and develop creative solutions that address the critical needs of a brand by defining their strengths and weaknesses and present 360 degree solutions to maximize their potential through consistent, targeted communications across all channels and consumer touch points. He has also spent a large portion of his career developing large and small scaled experiential events both in person and virtually by creating inspirational training experiences, unique product launches, innovative brand building opportunities and just plain fun events. All these opportunities have given him the ability to fill his cup doing what he loves. He believes that no project is too big or too small and that each one allows him to build lifelong relationships for him and the world.
a former journalist, is now a consumer and shopping expert, sharing her expert tips on the latest lifestyle trends, bargain hunting, trend-spotting, growth in mobile shopping, online and mobile security, avoiding Internet scams and more. Claudia has brought her expert insight to national television audiences including the TODAY Show, CNN, E! News, Meredith Vieira Show, FOX News and to major markets including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Phoenix and more. Her tips and advice have appeared in national publications including People StyleWatch, New York Times, USA Today, Family Circle, FIRST for Women, Essence and MAXIM.com. She has educated viewers and readers on unbeatable travel tips, shopping trends, becoming “mobile savvy”, holiday gift ideas/deals, back-to-school shopping, fraud protection and more. In addition to her consumer expertise, Claudia is a two-time Emmy Award winning journalist and a Peabody Award winner with18 years of journalistic experience. She has travelled the world covering news stories for CNN, CBS, FOX, Tech TV, The Weather Channel and E! News.
originally from the Boston area, David is the chameleon of the CC Group team. With experience in financial administration, public relations, event production, photo and prop styling, and as a professional dancer and choreographer, he utilizes a unique blend of right and left brain as he manages the day-to-day affairs of CCGroup and brings his upbeat, can do, solution-based energy to all projects. David has been with CCGroup since its beginning and is delighted to be working with a group of creative, smart, dedicated, and fun people.
is a consumer communications expert generalist – an oxymoron of collective knowledge spanning retail, toys, non-profit, QSR, CPG, pet food, automotive, financial, and fashion. With more than two decades of headline-making, brand marketing and public relations experience, Dimitri is award-winning creative-director-meets-account-planner who plays (and leads) well in the 360-degree MarComm sandbox. From global agencies including Edelman and Ketchum to powerhouse companies Mattel and Caruso, Dimitri has crafted integrated communications campaigns that both made pop culture noise and moved the sales needle. His creative fingerprint can be found on brands including Visa, Barbie, Starbucks, Frito-Lay, Levi's, and Nestle.
- stage name Rachel de Benedet - spent nearly 20 years on Broadway in such shows as Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Catch Me if You Can and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, among many others. When she had her son seven years ago, she realized she no longer wanted to be at a theatre six nights a week and found CCGroup as a perfect fit. Since then she has hosted and emceed many events for clients such as VISA, Intuit/Quickbooks, Facebook and Blue Diamond. Rachel is also an experienced presentation and communication coach, having helped people from sales executives to the C-suite around the world improve their ability to connect with their audiences and shape their content. She has been the director of brand ambassador training for CCGroup for the last three years, helping to craft the right messages and tone of delivery for each individual CCGroup engagement.
is an operations professional with comprehensive experience in the events field. Beginning her career as a production assistant in the music industry, Kellie made the natural transition into live events. Her experience runs the gamut from non-profit to corporate entities such as Edelman Public Relations, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, the American Museum of Natural History, School of Visual Arts and the Winter Olympic Ceremonies. She specializes in event production and operations, building successful teams and executing experiential experiences, with a specific attention to improving administrative processes. Most recently, Kellie helmed her own studio, providing production and creative support for a wide range of clients including Tory Burch, Etsy, Google, Bustle, Brookfield Properties, and LionTree. Kellie holds a BA in Italian literature and film from Hunter College.