Encore staff

Company

Mission

We help our clients achieve their communication and marketing objectives by connecting the arts, business and community through distinctive publishing, digital media and advertising sales services.

Vision

We contribute to an equitable and diverse culture in which the arts and humanities thrive in everyday life.

History

In 1969, Philbrook Heppner founded Encore Publishing, Inc. to create the first Encore Magazine of the Arts, which also included performance programs for the Portland Opera. 50 years later, having undergone numerous name, logo and address changes, not to mention a technological revolution in the production of its printed materials, Encore remains as committed as ever to fusing our love of the arts with a deep knowledge in printing and publishing.

1970s

  • Encore Magazine of the Arts shortens its name to Encore for the 1972–73 season
  • Encore expands into the Greater Seattle Area with the Seattle Opera
  • Encore further expands its client list to include Oregon Symphony, Portland Center Stage, Celebrity Attractions and Northwest Chamber Music Festival

1980s
  • Current President and son of founder Philbrook, Paul Heppner, joins the company as an ad sales account executive in the Seattle office
  • Encore adds Greater Seattle Area clients Seattle Symphony, Seattle Rep, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts (now Tacoma Arts Live), ACT Theatre and Intiman Theatre
  • Encore wins the Mayor’s Small Business Award in Seattle
1990s
  • Paul Heppner purchases the company from his father and Encore shifts its headquarters from Portland to a new Seattle office
  • The first issue of Seattle Gallery Exhibitions Magazine is published on behalf of local gallery owners
  • Encore represents ad sales for Bumbershoot 25th Anniversary Program Guide and Group Health’s Northwest Health Magazine
  • Encore launches its website

2000s

  • A perfect-bound commemorative issue highlights Seattle Opera’s Der Ring des Nibelungen
  • Encore expands to San Francisco Bay Area with the addition of San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet and more
  • Encore kicks off a long-standing relationship with SIFF by publishing the official festival program guide
  • City Arts magazine publishes its first issue
2010s
As You Like It

  • Encore produces its first major events including City Arts Fest, Genre Bender, Art Walk Awards and Band Crush
  • Encore launches all-new website dedicated to performing arts in the Greater Seattle Area and San Francisco Bay Area
  • Encore celebrates 50 years with new branding on all its arts programs

Staff

Paul Heppner
Paul Heppner

President

Mike Hathaway
Mike Hathaway

Senior Vice President

Kajsa Puckett
Kajsa Puckett

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Susan Peterson
Susan Peterson

Vice President, Production

Genay Genereux
Genay Genereux

Accounting & Office Manager

Brieanna Hansen
Brieanna Hansen

Account Executive

Amelia Heppner
Amelia Heppner

Account Executive

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Sherri Jarvey

Account Executive

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Marilyn Kallins

Account Executive

Ann Manning
Ann Manning

Account Executive

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Terri Reed

Account Executive

Carol Yip
Carol Yip

Sales Coordinator

Shaun Swick
Shaun Swick

Brand & Creative Manager

Jenny Sugden
Jennifer Sugden

Assistant Production Manager

Ana Alvira
Ana Alvira

Production Artist & Graphic Designer

Stevie VanBronkhorst
Stevie Van Bronkhorst

Production Artist & Graphic Designer

Ciara Caya
Ciara Caya

Marketing Coordinator

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