Take your brand to new heights with our brand consulting, coaching, and in-house recruiting. See our coaches profiles and make an appointment today.

Are you looking for strategic and creative talent for your in-house marketing department? Book a free consultation today.

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Facing brand, organizational, or leadership challenges?

Get an outside perspective from our highly experienced team of brand consultants. Having been in your shoes, they now advise hundreds of companies like yours, bringing a wide range of fresh solutions to help your brand overcome any challenge.

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Working to improve your personal and leadership effectiveness?

Our coaches can help you reach the next level. Highly successful leaders in their own right, they can help you define your personal mission, focus goals, sharpen your action plan, and provide the accountability you need to succeed.

MEET OUR Brand advisors and COACHES

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The Palma Group conducts confidential searches for top senior marketing & advertising talent on a retainer basis — the most effective and cost efficient way to place top talent.

One of the most prolific recruiting firms in the history of marketing and advertising.

More than 1,300 successful talent placements since 1989

Over 31 years of experience placing top talent

Averaging $10K per placement


  • Weeding through job boards, resumes, and links?
  • Recruiters that dump loads of unqualified resumes on your desk?
  • Getting applications from freelance free agents?
  • Throwing money away searching on your own or with an ineffective recruiter?

We can help you…

  • Attract top talent to your organization fast
  • Reduce wasted time with a recruiter that knows the right talent
  • Review only qualified candidates who are known and vetted by our marketing specialists
  • Keep your search confidential

Are You Ready to Hire a Top-Tier:

  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Executive Creative Director
  • Creative Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Art Director
  • Account Director
  • Business Development Director
  • Account Planner
  • Digital Strategist
  • Content Strategist
  • Designer
  • Copywriter

We’ve Placed Top Talent at Hundreds of the World’s Leading Brands and Creative Agencies, Including…

  • Arby’s Restaurant Group
  • BBDO
  • Church’s Chicken
  • Cramer-Krasselt
  • Crispin, Porter + Bogusky
  • GSD&M
  • McKinney
  • TBWA/Chiat/Day
  • Tombras Group
  • Youfit Health Clubs
  • Zaxby’s Franchising LLC
  • 22squared

Brand Advisors/Coaches


Linda SanGiacomo CEO, Global Marketing Executive

Linda SanGiacomo is a consumer marketing executive with success impacting brands in both large and small organizations. She is an unwavering brand steward and creative champion, with an expansive background at iconic brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Johnny Rockets. Linda led the advertising team that launched the highly recognizable, award-winning “America Runs on Dunkin’” brand positioning and tagline. She most recently re-energized Johnny Rockets with a global brand position and “Rock On” creative expression. Linda has a deep background in creative development and agency management, leading multiple agencies and production teams. She began her career on the agency side, in account management and media planning in the Boston area. Linda does her best thinking hitting the boxing bag or walking her two dogs — Buster & DonDraper.

She assists The Palma Group by coaching marketers in the following areas:

Pre-search prep, Brand house & architecture, and agency/client relationship management.

Michael Stefanski Partner, Global Marketing Executive

The newest member of our Advisory Board, Michael brings unique and valuable experience to both our agency and brand clients. As a senior marketing leader at blue-chip companies as well as top-tier agencies, he has built a formidable track record of brand relaunches, pop-culture hits, traffic-driving initiatives, organizational and business transformations, and all of the industry awards (both creative and strategic). And he’ll be the first to tell you that these wins were only possible due to strong relationships between agency and client. Without respect, honesty, shared purpose, culture and process, even the most talented marketers and creative directors will struggle for relevance, much less success.

At MetLife, he was a key leader focused on a multi-year transformation of the Marketing function at MetLife into a global practice focused on driving demonstrable brand and business impact. This resulted in the company’s first brand relaunch in 30 years, along with global organizational design and hands-on leadership of the key brand activation and customer experience functions.

At DIRECTV, he and his team drove impressive sales wins at a difficult time for the cable and satellite industries – with lots of help from the award-dominating ‘Cable Effect’ campaign.
On the agency side, Michael and partner Eric Silver relaunched Amalgamated as Silver + Partners, landing on AdAge’s ‘A List’ in 2013. At BBDO, he drove the global relaunch of Starbucks and famous campaigns for eBay. And at both JWT and DMB&B, despite being just a pup in the business, he was a key part of developing new practices for total integrated marketing – leading to big gains in market share for Domino’s Pizza, Sprint, and P&G.

Ed Klein Global Brand Marketing Executive

Ed is an experienced brand, business, and agency growth leader. He has been VP Marketing at The Coca-Cola Company and Principal at two independent ad agencies, 22squared and Hauser Group. He marries traditional brand-building skills with an understanding of today’s digital media marketing landscape. Ed is currently a Fractional CMO with several global organizations.

He assists The Palma Group in the following areas:
Client-agency compensation modeling, AOR review management