Who we are

Harry Chapin

Partner, CEO

Harry is responsible for building Forge’s capabilities and culture, two areas he ensures are always rooted in achieving our clients’ goals and growing their brands. Harry focuses on developing partnerships with, and delivering high value for, all Forge clients. Gathering experience for over 30 years at top firms like Arnold Worldwide, Hill, Holliday, Breakaway Solutions, and Pamet River Partners, Harry has built extensive knowledge of business strategy, brand strategy, and account management across branding, advertising, and marketing.

Outside interests: Family, Fishing, Labradors, Fitness, Supporting clean water initiatives

Favorite Quote
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” –Theodore Roosevelt

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Rob Stewart

Partner, Chief Creative Officer

Rob is a strategic creative leader dedicated to intimately understanding the business of each Forge client. He guides Forge to uncover each client’s essential purpose, using it as a guiding light to craft brands and messaging that deeply connect with people, and inspire them, at every stage of their lives. Rob built Forge, with his partner Harry Chapin, to help clients focus their marketing and thrive in a complex world.

Outside interests: Good blues, Good steaks, Skiing, Guitar, Daughter’s happiness.

Favorite Quote
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” –Abraham Lincoln

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Millie Park

Brand Director

Millie partners with meaningful clients to bring more meaningful work into the world. Her experience spans strategic management and marketing consulting, building and implementing emerging marketing technologies, and working with both startups and leading brands to help them inspire their customers.

Outside interests: The great outdoors. World travel. Finding the perfect hot sauce. Boston sports supremacy. Dogs.

Favorite Quote
“Do you know why you can’t tell when a pterodactyl is going to the bathroom? … because their p is silent.”

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Meredith Wish

Associate Creative Director

Meredith thrives on working with aspiring clients aiming to do something colorful and distinct. With a rare cross-section of experience from ad agencies to luxury fashion, Meredith is obsessed with design from 2D to 3D; excited about anything with texture or folds. She loves taking a big idea and seeing how it can be activated throughout each platform. Her intense passion for pop culture keeps her brain firing with new ideas and questions, challenging her team to what is new, topical, and relevant.

Favorite Quote
“I’m cookie dough. I’m not done baking. I’m not finished becoming whoever the hell it is I’m gonna turn out to be.” –Buffy Anne Summers

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Caroline DiStefano

VP Accounts & Strategy

Caroline leads our account team and strategy at Forge. She is both a client whisperer and guide, working closely with her clients and implementing effective strategies to help bring their goals to life. Caroline also loves copywriting, professional development, and lending her eye to graphic design. An account lead for 10+ years, Caroline has experience ranging from government clients like the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to nonprofits like the Society for Neuroscience. Seeing others as they are holistically, rather than just the roles they play or the work they do, has enabled Caroline to build meaningful relationships and trust among team members and clients alike.

Outside interests: Singing, travel, fitness, cooking, and spending time with her pup Neptune

Favorite Quote
“Copiare il vero può essere una buona cosa, ma inventare il vero è meglio, molto meglio.” / “To copy reality can be a good thing, but to create reality is better, much better.” –Giuseppe Verdi

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Ben Sargent

Senior Copywriter

Ben loves holding audiences in the palm of his hand by crafting stories that foster connection, empathy, and joy. For over 8 years, he’s been cranking out scroll-stopping social posts, catchy campaign launches, and marketing materials in all shapes and forms. Ben supports the Forge creative team by helping clients to evolve their brands through impactful messaging combined with visual designs.

Favorite Quote
“If you’re going to have a story, have a big story.” –Joseph Campbell

Joy Zaniboni

Brand Manager

Joy loves forming meaningful connections and finding win-win solutions whenever possible. With a background in pharmaceutical advertising, she knows the importance of getting the details right on projects of all sizes. She thrives on the collaboration, creative process, and even the occasional chaos involved in guiding client projects from concept to completion.

Outside interests: Cooking, travel, reading, YouTube videos about outer space

Favorite Quote
“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou

What sets us apart

A marketing approach honed over 20 years, and through 250+ branding initiatives, focused on empowering purpose-driven organizations to drive sustained growth. With proprietary strategy workshops, pre-market validation tests, total client mission alignment, and more, Forge maximizes our partners’ resources to build enduring brands that inspire and attract loyal customers and donors.