Christine Bowser named president of Pinnacle Media

The agency’s founder, Drew Shippy, will remain with the firm as chairman and CEO.

Christine M. Bowser has been appointed president of Pinnacle Media, a full-service marketing communications agency serving clients in the global automotive, commercial vehicle, industrial and financial services sectors. The agency’s founder, Drew Shippy, will remain with the firm as chairman and CEO.

Bowser joined Pinnacle in 2002 as a public relations account executive. She most recently served as vice president and director of account service, overseeing the company’s relationships with clients throughout North America. She is a graduate of the Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

“I can’t overstate how important Chrissy has been to our success, and I’m very pleased to turn over the reins to her as we begin our 26th year in business,” said Shippy. “Anyone who has worked with Chrissy, including virtually all of our clients, is well aware of her unique ability to lead the development and execution of highly effective marketing and public relations campaigns. On top of that, she’s just a really good person who is fun to work with.”

In turning over daily operation of the company to Bowser, Shippy will focus on assisting Pinnacle clients, both in North America and Europe, with marketing strategy and content development.

Pinnacle is the marketing and public relations agency of record for more than a dozen global businesses, including manufacturers, software providers and professional services firms. The company is based in Stow, Ohio. Learn more by visiting

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