Alan Hunter
President & Chief Creative Officer
Alan Hunter
President & Chief Creative Officer

Alan's unique background spanning both creative direction & visual identity led him to the creation of PETROL and what he saw as the Strategic Artists’ Union; along with Ben Granados, he started PETROL because they wanted to put their blood, sweat and resources into doing great work. Alan’s die hard passion and work ethic is contagious, and runs through the veins of PETROL. More than 10 years after founding the agency, Alan's passion is rooted in growing the agency and the brands PETROL represents.

Ben Granados
Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategic Officer
Ben Granados
Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategic Officer

A co-founder with over 15 years of experience in the video game industry and a true passion for what’s next, Ben is constantly striving for excellence and passing along best practices to our clients in a highly evolving and competitive marketplace. Utilizing his knowledge of the creative aspects of marketing, Ben’s innovation and commitment to excellence have seen him launch countless campaigns that led to record-breaking revenues in the video game industry.

Patrick Cervantes
VP of Communications
Patrick Cervantes
VP of Communications

Patrick has helped launch some of the largest, award-winning RPG franchises in the U.S. market on the client side before joining PETROL®. He prides himself on being able to manage at the macro and micro-level, applying his knowledge base to brand new IP’s to franchised titles. Patrick works closely with Alan and Ben in deepening PETROL’s® growing relationships with game developers, in addition to overseeing PETROL’s® social media and PR initiatives.

Wendy Hsu
Account Director
Wendy Hsu
Account Director

With over 10 years in the consumer electronics and gaming industry, Wendy works on fully integrated marketing campaigns at PETROL® employing innovative digital strategies and tactics every chance she gets. Wendy has spearheaded efforts for some of PETROL’s® biggest clients, such as the Destiny and Call of Duty franchises. Wendy currently oversees a team dedicated to both games and consumer products.


Sam Clarke
Account Director
Sam Clarke
Account Director

As one of the most versatile and experienced account executives at PETROL®, Sam draws on over 8 years of experience in the advertising industry to consistently exceed client expectations. Fueled by his love of sports and gaming, Sam nimbly maintains the perfect balance between the “big picture” strategic direction and day-to-day tactical management of high-profile gaming publisher/developer accounts.

Greg Montealvo
Senior Production Manager
Greg Montealvo
Senior Production Manager

Greg’s knowledge of games, color and the print process are an invaluable asset to PETROL® and its clients. Working closely with designers and art directors to produce final, print-ready mechanicals that meet all technical requirements while maintaining their creative integrity, Greg and his team are responsible for reviewing all print creative before release to ensure adherence to all vendor specifications as well as client brand guidelines.

Chris Bayaca
Media Director
Chris Bayaca
Media Director

At PETROL®, Chris has led the strategic media planning and buying on countless global campaigns, each time innovating new and unique media oportunities. Chris and his team are focused on a combination of paid, earned, and owned media to develop plans laser-targeted and maximizing each of his clients’ buys. Most recently, Chris has been leading our agency’s Media Agency of Record strategic initiatives for BANDAI NAMCO Games America and Turtle Beach.

Myles Robinson
Production Manager
Myles Robinson
Production Manager

Myles is a highly creative, seasoned Production Manager/Artist with over ten years of experience and works closely with the various departments at PETROL® in ensuring the accurate and timely delivery of materials to our clients. His ability to work collaboratively and deliver multiple projects from beginning to end under tight and changing deadlines, his cool head under pressure, and his relentless work ethic make him an invaluable member of our team.

Marie Morgan
Director of Accounting & Human Resources
Marie Morgan
Director of Accounting & Human Resources

Marie has managed the Human Resources and Accounting department since joining PETROL® in 2007. With over ten years of experience, Marie has worked in numerous industries in both the public and private sectors. Her goal while at PETROL is not only to bring the best service to its clients, but also to facilitate prompt and helpful assistance to each and every employee during their tenure at PETROL®.

Evan Rogers
Producer
Evan Rogers
Producer

Evan works as the Producer of our photo shoots and is a huge asset in maximizing efficiency and value for our clients. He ensures that our photo department runs as a well-oiled machine, and is constantly exceeding even the highest of expectations. Evan also maintains Petrol’s high creative standard by working closely with our clients – ensuring that the execution of the art direction and the Client’s vision are properly aligned. He is on the ground floor of projects and works hard to help develop, produce and execute the creative vision while ensuring that our photo shoots remain at the creative cutting-edge of the industry.

Karl Zurfluh
Senior Associate Creative Director
Karl Zurfluh
Senior Associate Creative Director

A self-admitted video game junkie currently in recovery, Karl spent his childhood developing a love for art through comics and cartoons while becoming fascinated with the electronic worlds of games. Karl has now been supplying PETROL® with a rare, potent mix of illustration and design innovation for over 7 years.

Andrea Voskanian
Creative Director
Andrea Voskanian
Creative Director

With years of experience spanning consumer products, gaming, and tech, Andrea has helped spearhead the creative efforts behind global campaigns for Turtle Beach and WD, among others. As an Associate Creative Director, Andrea helps lead creative teams in cross-platform initiatives spanning print, digital, and AV executions.

Alex Nguyen
Lead Software Engineer
Alex Nguyen
Lead Software Engineer

Alex brings a highly-developed technical expertise, backed by years of firsthand experience, in serving as the lead developer for our interactive department. He serves as the lead developer for all of our key client projects, while finding elegant technical solutions for any and all client marketing challenges.

Arturo Rodriguez
PRODUCTION MANAGER
Arturo Rodriguez
PRODUCTION MANAGER

Anthony Karaboghosian
Senior Illustrator
Anthony Karaboghosian
Senior Illustrator

Edward Chua
Senior Illustrator
Edward Chua
Senior Illustrator

Peter Novak
SENIOR ILLUSTRATOR
Peter Novak
SENIOR ILLUSTRATOR

Mark Baham
PRODUCTION ARTIST
Mark Baham
PRODUCTION ARTIST

Sean Wood
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, DIGITAL
Sean Wood
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, DIGITAL

Neel Kar
Creative Director, VFX
Neel Kar
Creative Director, VFX

Stephen Roberts
DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE STRATEGY
Stephen Roberts
DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE STRATEGY

With over twenty years experience in motion picture, brand and games marketing, Stephen is an award-winning writer/producer who has a talent for finding a product’s heartbeat and crafting it into powerful, persuasive global marketing campaigns. Stephen’s work has spanned a variety of cross-platform campaign initiatives across many brands and entertainment properties.

John Conway
Director of Creative Development
John Conway
Director of Creative Development

John is PETROL’s in-house director and an integral part of all AV initiatives. For live action shoots, he works with the creative team to develop a script and storyboards, and then takes the lead on preproduction, casting, directing, and editing. From kids living out their Power Ranger fantasies to off the wall college dorm antics, John’s versatility and creative energy knows no bounds.

Tommy Kientzy
3D ARTIST/MODELER
Tommy Kientzy
3D ARTIST/MODELER

With a background in architecture, animation, and special effects, Tommy turns character sketches, concepts, and storyboards into 3D characters, props, and environments. Tommy regularly builds entire worlds, and the people who live inside them for PETROL campaigns.

Ellen Lee
Director, Media
Ellen Lee
Director, Media

Ellen is a seasoned media professional with deep experience in planning, buying and developing robust media strategies for many of PETROL’s biggest clients, including BANDAI NAMCO Games America and Turtle Beach. Along with ensuring client’s products are seen by the right person at the right time, Ellen advises on new business strategies and is our Entertainment and Digital guru.

Carlo Soriano
ILLUSTRATOR
Carlo Soriano
ILLUSTRATOR

Randell Adams
Director, Interactive Development
Randell Adams
Director, Interactive Development

Sevan Kouzouian
Senior Art Director
Sevan Kouzouian
Senior Art Director

Erin Berkenmeier
SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
Erin Berkenmeier
SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Tricia Morgan
A/P Coordinator
Tricia Morgan
A/P Coordinator

Maximilien Herholz
Senior Rich Media Developer
Maximilien Herholz
Senior Rich Media Developer

Arthur Viado
PC Brand Manager
Arthur Viado
PC Brand Manager

Ben Nessan
Account Executive
Ben Nessan
Account Executive

BREANNA LAM
HR and Agency Coordinator
BREANNA LAM
HR and Agency Coordinator

Erica kim
Sr. Accountant
Erica kim
Sr. Accountant

GILBERT MORAN
Associate Director, Creative Strategy
GILBERT MORAN
Associate Director, Creative Strategy

Jonathan Kim
Account Executive
Jonathan Kim
Account Executive

Nick Gennovario
3D Artist and Modeler
Nick Gennovario
3D Artist and Modeler

Wenyu Jiang
3D Illustrator
Wenyu Jiang
3D Illustrator

Alex Daltas
Integrated Copywriter
Alex Daltas
Integrated Copywriter

Allen Robbins
Illustrator
Allen Robbins
Illustrator

Clara Sao
Sr. Account Coordinator
Clara Sao
Sr. Account Coordinator

David Su
Social Media Associate
David Su
Social Media Associate

Jasveer Sidhu
Jr. Art Director
Jasveer Sidhu
Jr. Art Director

Joey Macri
Art Director
Joey Macri
Art Director

Yujun Wang
Senior Media Analyst
Yujun Wang
Senior Media Analyst

Julie Li
Account Coordinator
Julie Li
Account Coordinator

Andrew Hunt
ILLUSTRATOR
Andrew Hunt
ILLUSTRATOR

Ari Sapriel
Associate Director, Strategy
Ari Sapriel
Associate Director, Strategy

Risa Beddow
Sr. Media Planner
Risa Beddow
Sr. Media Planner

David Abramov
Account Coordinator
David Abramov
Account Coordinator

George Miranda
Account Executive
George Miranda
Account Executive

Megan Lam
Social Media Specialist
Megan Lam
Social Media Specialist

Matias Barang
Executive Assistant
Matias Barang
Executive Assistant