Sarah Holbrook is a visionary marketing strategist and advisor known for her ability to facilitate and manage highly successful relationships between leading brands and top creative talent to create impactful campaigns. She combines a well-honed aesthetic, keen analysis skills, an extensive network and a strong ability to articulate creative expertise to benefit both sides in commercial endeavors.
As the founder of SHH Management Inc., Holbrook connects brands with creative talent in film, web, music, editorial and experiential content design.
Holbrook’s professional journey has been enhanced by her associations with many talented directors, most notably: Jon Favreau, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Albert Watson, Errol Morris, Peter Care, Pam Thomas, Frank Todaro, Martin Granger, Doug Liman, Scott Hicks and Hank Corwin. She has worked with a wide variety of brands, including Pepsi, John Hancock, Mercedez Benz, Levis, AT&T, UPS, Burger King, Geico, Direct TV and countless others.
From 1992 to 1997, Holbrook was the national head of sales for Satellite Films and part of the team that launched the careers of filmmaker Spike Jonze and Mark Romanek. She was recruited to launch the brand for Propaganda Films, the industry leader in the music video/commercial business. She trained, motivated and managed sales staff in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and London, and under her management, Satellite billed an average of ten million dollars per year in projects.
In her mid-twenties, Holbrook founded her first independent sales agency and represented a number of early-era MTV directors as well as photographers Herb Ritts and Matthew Ralston for television commercial projects.
Prior to starting her first business, she held several sales and marketing positions for film production companies including as a sales agent for legendary commercial sales guru, Ray Lofaro.
Holbrook received a BFA from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.