Firstborn

Firstborn

Firstborn

We shape modern brands for a purpose-driven future.

Dan LaCivita

Dan LaCivita

CEO

Dan brings over a dozen years of experience to his role as CEO. Under his guidance, Firstborn’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and has been placed on prestigious rosters like Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, AdAge’s Agency A-List and Crain’s Best Places to Work.

Dave Snyder

Dave Snyder

CCO

Dave Snyder oversees the entire creative team, working to ensure that all projects are created to the highest standards—strategically, aesthetically and functionally. He is passionate about progressive design and technology.

Alex Krawitz

Alex Krawitz

SVP, Managing Director

Alex has over 15 years of experience in digital content development and joined Firstborn 8 years ago as the EP of the Studio. During his tenure, he transformed the studio into a digital content production powerhouse, while spearheading our growth into emerging tech to become a market leader in mixed reality production. As SVP, Managing Director, he now focuses on agency-wide growth and the overall success of the business.

Kristin Keefe

Kristin Keefe

SVP, Client Engagement

With over a decade of digital project production experience, Kristin Keefe oversees multiple client relationships and helps define clients' digital strategies and roadmaps. She also ensures project teams are working toward the larger goals and objectives set forth for each client.

Emily Khalil

Emily Khalil

VP, Production

Emily is responsible for overseeing production and operations across all clients and project teams at Firstborn. She focuses on identifying process efficiencies and working collaboratively across disciplines to ensure the delivery of exceptional work. Emily joined Firstborn as an Executive Producer where she partnered with clients like L’Oreal Paris and Tauck.

Gabe Garner

Gabe Garner

SVP, Business Planning

Gabe Garner partners with new clients from the start of the pitch process to the final execution, consulting with Firstborn’s creative and technical teams during production to ensure that the user experience matches the project vision.

Ana Breton

Ana Breton

VP, Client Services

Ana provides senior partnership to clients and is responsible for driving strategic success and growth with existing and prospective clients. In this role, Ana identifies our client’s business needs and works with cross-agency teams to deliver thoughtful solutions and strategies that drive influence and impact.

Eric Decker

Eric Decker

VP, Technology

Eric Decker guides development teams through technical challenges large and small, identifying thoughtful solutions to client problems. This approach has led to unique and award-winning digital executions for clients such as Mountain Dew, S&P Global, Supercell and HBO.

Tamara Upton

Tamara Upton

Director, Resource Management & Business Ops

Tamara is responsible for planning, analyzing and managing resourcing and operations across Firstborn. In her role, she helps keep teams on track by proactively assessing talent needs, project risks, and efficiencies.

Brett Swanson

Brett Swanson

Team Development Director

Brett is responsible for overseeing the talent acquisition process at Firstborn. He works closely with senior leadership to build and retain a team of humble, hungry and hardworking individuals who complement one another and share a passion for making great work.

Lauren Ramsey

Lauren Ramsey

Director, Office & Business Operations

Lauren oversees finance, operations, HR and office services for Firstborn. In addition, she partners closely with senior leadership to maximize efficiency and value of services provided to clients.

Kevin Arthur

Kevin Arthur

Chief Business Affairs Officer

As Firstborn’s Chief Business Affairs Officer, Kevin Arthur is responsible for enabling client relationships and maintaining the agency’s external business affairs. He joined in 2000 as a producer and has been instrumental in increasing company revenue every year since.

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