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Know Us!

We’re a wear-what-you-want,

bring-your-pet, grill-on-the-sidewalk, open-door-policy kind of place.

Since 2006, we’ve been building a culture that’s casual, vibrant, and inclusive — and we believe every employee can contribute to the creative expression and success of the collective and our clients.

End-To-End Inclusivity

Diversity isn’t just a box we check

PACO is focused on end-to-end inclusivity, which informs everything we do from the way we hire, to the way we work, to the campaigns we create.

We celebrate diversity in our employees, execution, and extracurriculars – and you can learn more about all of it here.

  • Diverse Team
    Diverse Team

    We’re not just a multicultural bunch. We’re also full of surprises! Stop by our office to meet a salsa dancer, an astrophysicist, a chocoholic, an amateur beekeeper, a judo black belt, a heavy-metal headbanger, and at least two high-heeled fashionistas.

  • Diverse Minds
    Diverse Minds

    We shut down the PACO offices every year for an all-hands-on-deck pitch competition. Any employee could have the next brilliant concept — so we offer every employee the chance to bring theirs to life.

  • Diverse Experiences
    Diverse Experiences

    We give back by getting out of the office and into the community. Volunteering with amazing local organizations keeps us engaged and inspired. Learn more about PACOmmunity

We Are PACO Collective

What started out as two guys working

late nights eating chilaquiles while working on ground-breaking campaigns for their clients, has grown into an agency full of employees that are as diverse as the audiences our clients serve. Of course, we’re not just ethnically diverse – our team comes from a variety of generations, geographies, lifestyles and backgrounds. And we’ve learned some delicious new recipes to fuel that late creative fire along the way.

Inclusive marketing starts with an inclusive approach to team building. Get to know a little more about the people that make up PACO Collective.

OZZIE

Chief Executive Officer

Pablo, Chief Creative Officer
PABLO

Chief Creative Officer

Kelly, Group Account Director
KELLY

VP, Director of Account Services

Martin, Creative Director
MARTIN

VP, Executive Creative Director

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FELIPE

Head of Strategy & Inclusion

NATASHYA

Director, People and Culture Manager

SANDY

HR Office Administrator

JONATHAN

Partnership Director

DAVID

Media Director

Mark, Media Strategist
MARK

Media Strategist

LEAH

Media Coordinator

ADELLE

Jr. Media Specialist

TEDDY

Jr. Media Specialist

CHRISTINA

Jr. Media Specialist

KAMERON

Media Coordinator

LISA

Group Account Director

RENATA

Group Account Director

LILY

Sr. Account Executive

CHARLENE

Account Supervisor

EMILY

Account Supervisor

DELANEY

Jr. Account Executive

CAMILLE

PR Account Supervisor

JESSICA

Sr. Account Executive

LESLIE

Social Media Coordinator

SAMEERA

Account Director

NIKKI

Account Supervisor

BIANCA

Jr. Account Executive

EDITH

Bilingual Jr. Account Executive

Russ, Senior Strategist
RUSS

Associate Strategy Director

ESMERALDA

Jr. Strategist

Danny

Finance Director

Ana

AP/AR Clerk

IVETTE

Associate Director of Project Management

HEATHER

Project Manager

AUSTIN

Project Manager

ILANI

Project Manager

Yuleni, Senior Art Director
YULENI

Senior Art Director

TONY

Sr. Creative Lead/Copywriter

Enrique, ACD/Art
ENRIQUE

ACD/Art

ARTURO

Senior Graphic Designer

Mario, Junior Art Director
MARIO

Junior Copywriter

Dan, ACD/Copy
DAN

ACD/Copy

URI

IT Administrator

True to Our Community Roots

Getting out into our Chicago community keeps us connected to the diversity of the world around us.

We believe that standing for change is important — and these incredible local organizations are putting it all on the line for their beneficiaries every day.

Through our PACOmmunity, we’re learning what it takes to make an impact in our communities to work towards a better tomorrow.

Who We Support

  • Greater Chicago Food Depository

    The Greater Chicago Food Depository is on a mission to end hunger in the Chicago community for good, by connecting our Chicago neighbors with healthy food and advancing solutions that address the root causes of hunger.

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  • Casa Central

    Casa Central, the largest Hispanic social-service agency in the Midwest, offers family-centered programming to Chicago’s Hispanic population — from youth to seniors.

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  • Alternatives Inc.

    Alternatives, Inc. helps more than 4,000 youth every year with programming focused on leadership development, violence and substance-abuse prevention, academic enrichment, and counseling in Chicago through youth development programs and behavioral health services.

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  • Camp One Step

    Camp One Step helps children diagnosed with cancer to find new hope through recreational and educational activities in a non-hospital setting where they can be around kids just like them — at no cost to families.

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  • Cradles to Crayons

    Cradles to Crayons helps kids in need get the essential supplies they need, free of charge. They collect donated children’s items and distribute them to local disadvantaged children through a network of diverse service partners.

    Learn More

How the PACOmmunity Rallies

Alongside these and other community partners, we’ve tackled hands-on projects like pitching in to paint their spaces in vibrant colors, assisted in planning events that encourage more people to give to these great organizations, and everything in between.

How can we help you?

Are you an organization interested in being part of the PACOmmunity? Contact us by filling out the form on this page.