Independent agency Venables Bell & Partners is shifting several long-time agency staffers to the leadership team of its in-house production shop Lumberyard Productions. Raquel Bedard will serve as
director of operations to oversee the development of all Lumberyard disciplines and work flow systems as well as lead business development and recruitment for the group. Tyler Hampton is named
creative lead and director to manage the team’s creative development. As production lead, Sasha White will focus on building out Lumberyard’s production department and capabilities. And
Kristin Obi is Lumberyard’s new client services lead to guide the firm’s client roster.