Christie Allport serves as Managing Director, Global Communications at Huge. In her role, Allport leads agency communications, where she advances global connectivity across all 13 offices, while externally and internally elevating awareness of the agency’s vision, transformative work, and extraordinary talent.
Previously, Allport held the title of Director of Communications at DDB, where for over six years she led the agency's strategic internal and external PR programs, working alongside clients such as McDonald’s, State Farm, Mars, FCA, and others. During her time with the agency, she was responsible for the communications program that launched, “We Are Unlimited,” partnered with the agency’s teams to bring home multiple awards for Skittles (Super Bowl, “Exclusive the Rainbow”), McDonald’s (International Women’s Day, “Flip”) including 16 Lions (3 Gold) at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in 2018, as well as launched of the agency’s diversity and inclusion platforms, “Talent Has No Gender” and “Pride in Talent.”
Prior to DDB, she worked with agencies such as MEC, Publicis USA and McKinney, to achieve global recognition through strategic communications. Allport worked in partnership to bring home top awards at the leading industry shows such as Cannes, Andys, CLIOs, One Show, D&AD, and more.
She is actively involved in the industry, including serving on the 4A's Communications Committee (serving as co-chair in 2017-2019) and Advertising Week's Moms Committee.