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Zokaei to Lead as Executive Director of Delivery for All Agencies

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The communication group UNITED COLLECTIVE announced that Kia Zokaei has joined as the Executive Director of Delivery. Through his role Zokaei will lead the collective with objectives that aim to optimize the way in which creative work is made on behalf of clients. Zokaei will focus on maintaining top-tier creative integrity while also expediting the time-to-market process across all of UNITED COLLECTIVE's agencies and media vehicles.

Kia Zodaei, UNITED COLLECTIVE Executive Director of Delivery

"Kia brings a deeper understanding of our ever-changing industry to UNITED COLLECTIVE," said John Gallegos, Founder and CEO. "With client growth being at the core of our purpose, it's important to work cohesively across all agencies in order to translate that creatively. Kia has brought change and innovation some of the world's leading agencies and brands throughout his career, and I'm confidant he will do the same within his role at UNITED COLLECTIVE."

With more than 20 years of experience in digital media and production, Zokaei has proven his ability to lead and execute diverse campaigns successfully. Prior to joining UNITED COLLECTIVE, Zokaei held a wide portfolio of roles at leading full-service advertising agencies such as Media Arts Lab, R/GA, Deutsch, and Crispin Porter Bogusky. His extensive background has allowed him to work on accounts with some of the world's most well known brands, including Apple, Google, Disney, Beats by Dre, Mattel, and several others.

"Successful brands communicate at the speed in which consumers are engaging. It's not enough to create great work; it has to be delivered in a timely and efficient manner for it to maintain relevance. Delivery processes--how work moves through an agency--has to evolve just like any other craft," Said Zokaei.  "UNITED COLLECTIVE's deep experience partnering with brands to craft culturally attuned messaging as well as focus on timeliness puts us in a position of advantage as we work with our clients to communicate their message in our ever-growing global village."

As a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Kia combines his formal education along with his experience in production to integrate UNITED COLLECTIVE'S specialist companies into agile and effective teams equipped to help brands achieve success.

The UNITED COLLECTIVE, a communications group consisting of five specialty agencies, was formed in early 2017 to maximize growth opportunities for brands within today's fluid and diverse marketplace. The group includes creative agency GALLEGOS United, business planning consultancy POLY United, content creation and post production offering LUNA United, digital agency CANVAS United, and public relations firm ROX United. The UNITED COLLECTIVE aims to be the most culturally-attuned communications group in the U.S. to best serve today's ever-increasingly technologically savvy, cross-cultural and socially inclusive consumers.



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