A Year in Review (2023’s Version)


2023 was one for the books. But before we start celebrating 2024, we wanted to give you one last blog for the year. Instead of providing you our traditional monthly recap, we decided to poll the rest of the ANDERSON team to get a sense of their favorite 2023 memory—whether it be work or pop-culture-related. Take a look back at Team ANDERSON’s 2023 Year in Review.


Ted Anderson (President & CEO)

  • Work: Seeing our new agency website go live
  • Pop-Culture: Attending several Dead & Company shows as part of their final tour


Adrianna Dalpiaz (VP, Account Services)

  • Work: Attending Arizona Strong Beer Festival with the crew in February!
  • Pop-Culture: #Scandoval and the release of The Woman in Me by the incomparable Miss Britney Spears


Sara Cody (Creative Director)

  • Work: Attending Adobe MAX Conference
  • Pop-Culture: Blink-182 Reuniting and releasing One More Time… (Or Trilogy Tour #everydayabovegroundisagreatday #DALE)


Laura Girard (Director of Media Services)

  • Work: The annual Spring Training game with the ANDERSON team and my favorite baseball fan, my son, Brooks.
  • Pop-Culture: My Roman Empire is the Roman Empire.


Austin Kreitler (Digital Media Manager)

  • Work: Celebrating the amazing work we accomplished and our fearless leader, Adrianna, at the ADDY’s in March.
  • Pop-Culture: Taylor Swift – The Eras Tour


Brett Harms (Project Manager)

  • Work: The ANDERSON Holiday Video shoot
  • Pop-Culture: The Milwaukee Bucks trading for Damian Lillard


Sam Bero (Social Media Manager)

  • Work: Joining the amazing ANDERSON team in January
  • Pop-Culture: The final Beatles song, “Now and Then” and obviously #Scandoval


Maddy Mantsch (Account Coordinator)

  • Work: Working on the redesign of the new website was cool! Getting to see the process from the start and doing the shoot for it 🙂
  • Pop-Culture: Experiencing a Morgan Wallen concert at Chase Field when the AC was broken and we were stuck in a 116-degree stadium with thousands of people! We won’t forget that.


Chelsea Boatman (Account Executive)

  • Work: Accepting a job at ANDERSON (for the second time)
  • Pop-Culture: #Scandoval


Allie Fullmer (Associate Art Director)

  • Work: Getting to design the 2024 Harkins Theatres Loyalty Cup
  • Pop-Culture: Rihanna’s Super Bowl halftime show & pregnancy reveal


Jenny Moss (Copywriter)

  • Work: Writing and helping to launch ANDERSON’s new website
  • Pop-Culture: The Sphere opening in Las Vegas (and hoping for an agency Outing in the future)??


Carson Schilling (Video Editor / Motion Designer)

  • Work: Attending a Spring Training game in March and enjoying the beautiful weather
  • Pop-Culture: Barbenheimer aka the most exciting movie weekend of the year


Matt Grodsky (Partner/VP, Matters of State Strategies)

  • Work: Matters of State won four awards at the 2023 Best of the Capitol Awards
  • Pop-Culture: When my wife made the Times Person of the Year. (No, I’m not married to Taylor Swift.)


Sailer Pritchett (Political Intern)

  • Work: Attending my first ANDERSON holiday party
  • Pop-Culture: OceanGate


Cheers to 2024!
Hopefully, you have your New Year’s Resolutions set. Stay tuned in 2024 as we continue to provide you with monthly updates about pop culture and news in 2024. Have a Happy New Year!