Q: Where are you from? 

A: Newport, VT. The Northeast Kingdom (NEK). About 10 minutes from the Canadian border. A great place to grow up!

Q: How did you choose this career path?

A: For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to work for a marketing agency. I love how fast-paced it is and the opportunity to work on so many projects for so many different types of businesses.

Q: What do you like most about your job?

A: Relationships without a doubt. Relationships with my ZGM team, especially when we exceed expectations for a client and the relationships I get to build with our clients. I love in-person meetings, hearing about their business challenges and figuring out how we can help solve them. 

Q: What is your favorite part of being a member of the ZGM team?

A: When we all succeed together. (and the ZGM company outings). We have a great team of people who work here and it’s nice to share some personal time together.

Q: What is the strangest job you've ever had?

A: Door to door sales right out of college working for a restaurant chain. 

Q: What is your favorite quote?

A: “No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.” – Michael Jordan

Q: Do you have any pets? 

A: Yes, two dogs right now but soon to be three. We are getting a new Aussie Doodle puppy on Sept. 1st. Bean, Teddy and the puppy will be named Roo.

Q: Name one thing on your bucket list. 

A: Taking my family on a European Tour and stopping for a day at Wimbledon.

Q: What would you consider to be your greatest accomplishment?

A: Solving a Rubik’s cube without using an app to cheat.

Q: Do you have any hobbies outside of work?

A: Absolutely. Hanging with my family by the pool, tennis, reading and watching the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles during football season. Go Birds!

Q: What's your favorite food? Least favorite food?

A: Buffalo Wings (with an ice cold beer) are my absolute favorite. Cooked mushrooms are the worst.

Q: Pick three words to describe yourself. 

A: Competitive, fun-loving, dad

Q: Favorite musician?

A: I’m not a huge music guy, but I love listening to Eric Church. 

Q: If you were a Crayola Crayon, what could would you be?

A: Tropical Blue – reminds me of the beach and the beautiful, tropical waters

Q: You're about to perform in a karaoke bar. What song do you pick?

A: Friends in Low Places by Garth Brooks. Only because I know I could get my wife to sing that one with me.

Q: If you could live in a TV show, book, or movie, which one would you pick?

A: The Harry Potter series – I want to learn how to play Quidditch.

Q: If you could hang out with anyone for a day, alive or dead, who would it be and why?

A: Ahh – easy one – Wayne and Joyce Atchinson. My grandparents.

Partner & Chief Marketing Officer

Keith Atchinson

Keith has over 15 years of experience working with large, global corporations and local medium sized companies on their digital marketing strategy, execution, employee communications and SharePoint Design / Development.

Keith has worked with global companies and brands like Hershey’s, Diageo, Tory Burch, Heineken, Harley-Davidson, Honeywell, Dannon, Philip Morris, Mercedes-Benz, Rite Aid, Cigna Healthcare and Unilever among others. Keith’s primary responsibilities were to develop great relationships with his over 70 clients and to manage their interactive projects and digital marketing campaigns.