Sean Fitzpatrick is an award-winning marketing director and strategist with more than eighteen years of experience on the agency and client sides.
Sean began his career working directly with clients as a graphic designer in Los Angeles. In 1998 he joined boutique Southern California ad agency Strausberg as an account executive. There, he supported the principal in growing the agency's client base and revenues dramatically over eight years. By the time he departed Los Angeles in 2006 he had become Strausberg's Director of Client Services and driven strategic marketing programs for such brands as AAA, Renaissance Hotels, Amtrak, Coldwell Banker, Auberge Resorts and more.
Moving to Maine in 2006, Sean served as Director of Client Strategy for Portland agency Industrium, directing digital initiatives for such clients as Hannaford and Idexx. From 2008 through 2014 Sean served as New England Director of Marketing for The Nature Conservancy, where he directed high-profile public engagement campaigns as well as communications and membership development programs.
Throughout his career Sean has maintained a virtual marketing agency, Therefore Group, through which he has collaborated with other senior consultants to provide strategy, branding, design and web development for such clients as Los Angeles County, New York Public Library and TreePeople. In 2014 Sean chose to move on from the Conservancy to focus on a wider range of clients in the private and public sectors.
Sean studied liberal arts at the University at Buffalo and California State University Los Angeles, and spent several years before his marketing career writing and performing loud music on the west coast. He lives with his wife and two daughters in a farmhouse in Freeport, Maine.