Pitch, a full-service advertising agency based in sunny Southern California, has a deeply engrained entrepreneurial spirit that drives our philosophy “Return on Creativity.” We come to work every day with passion and intensity to deliver brilliant solutions for our clients, no matter the challenge.
Founded in 2007, Pitch serves as a strategic and creative agency for clients including Burger King, Netflix, Pepsi, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Waldorf Astoria, Nestle Waters, Bonefish Grill, Konami, Paramount Pictures, and San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino.
Pitch capabilities span strategy, creative, digital and production, as well as in-house post-production (Bicep Productions). Pitch has been honored by Ad Age as an A-List "Agency to Watch,” “Agency of the Year,” and "40 under 40." The agency has won numerous creative awards including, the first ever Twitter “Creative Favorites Award,” two of Ad Age’s Best Campaigns of the Decade, and a Titanium Grand Prix Cannes Lion.
WHAT WE DO
- Brand Positioning
- Communications Strategy
- Content Development
- Experiential Creative
- Web & Mobile Strategy
- Integration & Design
- Social Media Activiations
- Retail Promotions
- Brand Identity
- Graphic & Packaging Design
Fearless LeadersCFO & COO Pej Sabet, CEO Rachel Spiegelman, CSO Sara Bamossy, and CCO Michael Kadin
Brain CandyThe candy bar at Pitch has been a staple since our inception. It’s usually responsible for a few good ideas and the freshman 15.
Borrow-A-BikeWe are fortunate to have our offices in the food quarter of Los Angeles - Culver City. Anyone can borrow a bike for lunch and try any of the restaurants close by.
Dogs WelcomeThere are usually anywhere from 2 to 12 dogs in our offices at all times. Like what you see? Follow @dogsofpitch on Instagram.
We Are Pitch. And This Is What We Do.A lot can happen in 10 months when you Never Stop Pitching. From winning the general market Burger King business to a cherry spot on Pepsi to a complete rebrand of Living Spaces, we’ve been proving that great work gets great results.
Rachel SpiegelmanChief Executive OfficerA founding member of Pitch, Rachel helped build the agency in every aspect of the business. A graduate of George Washington University, she previously worked in marketing at 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., and MTV Networks. If it’s possible for a person to be available more than 24 hours a day, Rachel’s perfected it for her clients, team, and, of course, her husband, two sons, and dog.
Michael KadinChief Creative OfficerMichael joined Pitch in early 2016 as the agency’s Chief Creative Officer and brings with him over 20 years of award-winning experience. Michael’s goal at Pitch is simple: to harness the creative potential of every single person at the company. Michael’s work has been recognized in the form of awards like Cannes Lions, D&AD pencils, Andy’s, AICP, and One Show, to name a few. He has personally been identified by Advertising Age on their “Creativity 50” list of marketing innovators. Before joining Pitch, Michael served as Executive Creative Director at Deutsch, where he spent over a decade helping build and lead the creative department across all disciplines. Under his business driving leadership, Volkswagen saw its sales volume double in just 3 years, and satellite television provider DIRECTV experienced 14 consecutive quarters of growth. He created the highest rated Super Bowl spot of all-time “The Force”, and pioneered the practice of releasing Super Bowl spots ahead of the big game.
Sara BamossyChief Strategy OfficerSara is Pitch’s fearless strategic leader. She brings a broad range of brand and retail experience across global clients including Toyota, P&G, Cadbury, General Mills, and Square Enix. Sara’s specialty is a deep understanding of a wide range of consumer groups and has been consulted by publications such as Ad Age and Forbes for her expertise on Millennials and Boomers. Previously with Saatchi & Saatchi, Sara's strategic thinking has inspired campaigns that have earned numerous industry awards including a Gold Jay Chiat Award, two Effies, and a Cannes Gold Cyber Lion. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA and completed the distinguished EPWL program at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Sara’s personal metric for a well-lived life is a passport full of stamps. She loves travel, as well as coming home and approaching everything with fresh eyes and new ideas.
Pej SabetChief Financial Officer & Chief Operating OfficerPej joined Pitch in January 2009 leading the agency’s finance, operations, and production teams. In a past life Pej worked in mergers, acquisitions, and financial restructurings for leading investment banking firms and later took his years of experience in finance and helped launch H.D. Buttercup, one of largest furniture retailers in Los Angeles. A native of LA, Pej has an MBA from USC and spends his free time with his wife and three children, for as long as they can put up with him.
Jon BanksChairmanJon is the driving force behind Pitch by setting the tone and fueling the purpose of the agency. His deep strategic relationships with many Fortune 500 brands and almost all movie studios, sports leagues, broadcast and cable networks, music labels, video game publishers, and digital developers have helped Pitch become one of the fastest growing and hottest advertising agencies in the country. His creative accomplishments have been recognized with numerous awards including the Grand Prix Titanium Cannes Lions and two of Ad Age's "Best Campaigns of the Decade." A California native and graduate of UCLA, Jon co-founded Pitch after serving as Co-CEO of Equity Marketing, a leading branded entertainment and marketing services agency. When he isn’t immersed in advertising, he is brainwashing his daughters into becoming fans of his alma mater.