Gary Pike, APR
Gary Pike has over 30 years of experience as a marketing communications specialist. In that time he has produced many distinctive marketing and public relations programs that reveal a profound commitment to quality, innovation and effectiveness. He founded Pike & Company in 1983, and now represents a number of well-respected corporate clients from the Bay Area, and across the country.
Gary holds two degrees: a B.A. in Communications and a B.S. in Environmental Resource Management, from California State University, Sacramento. Pike is an accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America, and has served as president of the San Francisco chapter.
Christina Ellis has more than 15 years of marketing and public relations experience, with the last 13 devoted to building successful marketing campaigns to support large networks of retail location dealers in the wireless industry throughout the Western United States and beyond. Her leadership experience in building effective teams helped pioneer regional programs that translated into five national campaigns and 100 regional promotions.
Christina has brand and agency experience overseeing multiple marketing channels. Christina’s breadth and depth of experience includes PR; media relations; digital, radio, television, and outdoor advertising; social media campaigns; and sports and entertainment franchise sponsorships and experiential activations.
Christina holds a B.S. in Business with a concentration in Marketing from San Jose State University and speaks conversational Vietnamese. She is a California native, having recently moved back to Northern California from Denver, Colorado.
Eric Podolsky joined Pike & Company in early 2017, bringing with him years of experience as a marketing and public relations specialist to provide support on all client activity. Most recently, Eric was the Managing Editor for Meyer Sound Laboratories in Berkeley, where he played a key role in increasing the company’s recognition as a global brand through public relations initiatives.
Eric holds a B.A. in English from Connecticut College. A Massachusetts native, he has lived in San Francisco for over eight years.
Maggie provides behind-the-scenes support for the team. She came to us in September 2013 from Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue & Sanctuary.