RIPE Names Kristen O’Connor as New Director of Client Services

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Promotion of Kristen O'Connor to Director of Client Services at RIPE

RIPE, a Los Angeles-based, full-service creative agency is proud to announce the promotion of Kristen O’Connor to Director of Client Services. The first to fill this role, O’Connor will be responsible for leading an expanding team of Producers who will focus on providing RIPE’s clients with the guidance and attention needed to serve both their immediate and long-term marketing, digital and creative needs. In addition, O’Connor will continue to service a select number of the agency’s clients with whom she has a long-standing relationship, and to nurture those partnerships.

“As our organization grows we are thrilled to be able to serve our clients in an even more comprehensive way,” said RIPE co-founder Heather Richman. “In addition, we find our evolving capabilities are attracting new businesses with which we are pleased to partner. We are very fortunate to have access to Kristen’s innate ability to clear through the uncertainty to discover the best possible solutions.” RIPE co-founder Chris Simental adds, “We especially value Kristen’s unique talents and expertise at this pivotal time, and we look forward to having her inaugurate this important role.”

O’Connor joined RIPE as a Senior Producer in 2010. Previous to that she founded and managed her own digital consultancy business in New York City. A graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television, O’Connor began her career at MTV Networks as a Production Assistant. She entered the world of digital media as a Project Manager for The Velodea Group and would eventually hold the title of Senior Producer and Social Media Strategist for that organization.

About RIPE

RIPE (Ripe Media) is a mid-sized, full-service creative agency specializing in digital, interactive and web-based communications. Composed of a team of agile problem-solvers, RIPE thrives on using solid information and a thorough discovery process to arrive at the best possible solutions for our clients. RIPE embraces the evolving technological landscape, harnessing its capabilities to take our clients to never-before-considered heights. With an ever-expanding client roster ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, RIPE brings to each project the same sense of curiosity, insight, and excitement that led its founders to the agency’s beginnings in 2003. For more information, visit

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