Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
~ Erich Fromm
Chuck Gross, Partner
A veteran communications professional, Chuck Gross has provided marketing counsel and directed integrated marketing campaigns for an array of businesses—from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit organizations. With more than 25 years’ experience in agency and corporate environments, he has developed substantial expertise in strategic communications and image enhancement programs. Having led his own communications consultancy since 1998, Chuck is now a partner in Sector Brands.
Chuck is known for his creative approach to marketing. His areas of expertise include branding and positioning, strategic planning, marketing and public relations. Chuck previously served as senior vice president and general manager of Kinzley-Hughes, a prominent Denver advertising and PR firm. He has worked with clients in a multitude of sectors, including education, health care, education, government, consumer product and financial services. An accredited public relations practitioner, Chuck is also a frequently requested speaker, and has given presentations on marketing issues to organizations such as the Colorado Nonprofit Association, Colorado Environmental Business Alliance, Association of Legal Administrators, the Denver Advertising Federation, the South Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Hospitality and Lodging Association. In his volunteer work, Chuck has served as a past president of the Board of Directors at Project PAVE (Promoting Alternatives to Violence through Education) and on the Board of Jewish Family Service of Colorado. He received a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College and a master of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Iowa, where he was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. An avid movie-goer and theatre buff, you can also catch sight of him hiking in the mountains with his wife, kids and black lab Zeke.