Strategic Marketing Professional Joins JayRay


JayRay has added depth to its creative marketing services, welcoming Chris Politakis as senior advisor.

For the past 15 years, Chris served as chief advancement officer and vice president of marketing and communications for Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region. Prior to Goodwill, he held a variety of leadership and creative marketing positions with State Farm Insurance and Russell Investments.

At JayRay, Chris initially will join the teams creating campaigns, managing websites and planning branding projects with clients Visit Kent, Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau and the City of Monroe.

“Chris’ broad experience adds depth to all facets of our marketing work,” said Bridget Baeth, principal and senior advisor at JayRay. “His knowledge and leadership skills will be a tremendous asset to our team and the clients we serve.”

In his previous roles, Chris oversaw development and implementation of strategic marketing programs, branding and positioning, advertising campaigns, media relations, and corporate communications activities.

A Tacoma native and long-time resident, Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in communications at Washington State University.