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Rebel Interactive Group Bolsters Team with Three Key Additions, Fueling Growth Across Multiple Departments

Rebel Staff,

Cheshire, Conn. (October 13, 2023) — Rebel Interactive Group, a Connecticut-based digital marketing agency, welcomes three new leaders: Justin Girard, Creative Director; Gail Zaharek, Account Director; and Laurel Whittier, Senior Project Manager. 

Bryn Tindall, CEO, and Owner of Rebel Interactive Group, enthusiastically welcomed the new members. “We’re thrilled to welcome Justin, Gail, and Laurel to the Rebel team,” he noted. “Their unique expertise and unwavering passion for their work will undoubtedly elevate the output of our Creative, Client Services, and Project Management teams, and we can’t wait to witness the impact they will make.”

As Creative Director, Girard will be co-leading the creative team, overseeing the visual and conceptual aspects of various marketing campaigns and projects. With over a decade of experience in creative marketing, Girard previously served as an Associate Creative Director, where he worked with a wide variety of national and global clients on various branding efforts such as logo development, corporate identity and marketing materials.

Zaharek brings a wealth of knowledge from her 25 years of experience in client and agency marketing to the Account Director role. Her background includes leadership roles at mid-size agencies and, most recently, as an Account Director at one of the largest medical insurance companies in the United States. She specializes in empowering teams through her expertise in the healthcare, financial services, and nonprofit sectors, as well as lead generation strategy, new business development, and process optimization.

With more than 20 years of experience in global communications and creative roles, Whittier is a valuable addition to the Project Management team. She possesses an impressive skill set including corporate communications, branding, web design, graphic design, social media, advertising, events, production, and project management. Whittier’s technical acumen and leadership abilities will be instrumental in simplifying complex digital projects for teams of all sizes and driving tangible business results.

Rebel Interactive Group, which began as a small start-up in 2013, has achieved remarkable growth, earning recognition on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list for three consecutive years. The addition of these new members across various teams is a part of sustaining this growth, and will continue to propel Rebel to the next level as an agency. 


Rebel Interactive Group is a locally-owned, cutting-edge digital marketing agency based in Cheshire, Connecticut. From branding and messaging to website and video creation, Rebel ignites success for businesses large and small. The agency is one of the fastest-growing companies in Connecticut recognized by the Inc. 5000. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Are you ready to find your Rebel?