Lunch with a Leader: Zach Colvin, president of Headstand Group
As global president of Headstand, Zach manages business operations and top-tier client service. Further, he oversees the agency’s business development and organic growth efforts. Before Headstand, Zach spent more than 12 years with Allison+Partners. While there, Zach was a partner, responsible for the agency’s new business initiatives in North America, leading the agency’s three California offices, managing the media team and building client campaigns. With a focus on technology, consumer and healthcare, Zach developed integrated strategies and directed initiatives for some of the agency’s premier clients, including Waze, Pinterest, YouTube, WhatsApp, Driscoll’s and Dignity Health.
Prior to joining Allison+Partners, Zach worked at Zeno Group where he drove work for a variety of technology and media brands, including SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Bethesda Softworks and JibJab Media. Previously, he was at Faiola Davis Public Relations, where he worked on the Symantec account, handling the Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security product lines.
A native New Yorker, Zach received his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. Zach lives in the Bay Area with his wife and their German Shepherd.