Tapestry, a division of SMG Multicultural, announced that Lia Silkworth, will take on full leadership responsibilities as Executive Vice President and Managing Director. (Read our recent interview with Silkworth).
In this new role, Silkworth will provide strategic vision as well as business management to the largest multicultural media unit in the US. Silkworth, known for her negotiation prowess and strategic vision has helped to increase Tapestry’s partnerships with several clients in her previous role as co-managing director.
“We are excited to have Lia Silkworth take on a larger role at Tapestry and bring with her new ideas and a new perspective for our clients and our team,” stated Monica Gadsby, CEO of SMG Multicultural.
Additionally, Danielle Gonzales, formerly Executive Vice President, Managing Director at Tapestry, will take on a new role as Executive Vice President, Managing Director at Starcom where she will provide leadership across some of Starcom’s largest accounts. In addition to her new client responsibilities, Danielle will serve on Starcom’s management board, and will continue to be a board member for AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing.
“When you combine her passion for brand-building and strategic solutions, Danielle has consistently delivered innovation and results for our clients, time and time again,” said Lisa Donohue, Starcom USA CEO. “She is a skilled leader, who in this new role will only continue to drive success for the agency and our clients.”
Marla Skiko will continue to act as EVP, Director Digital Innovation at SMG Multicultural.