Steve Gentile '05
Partner & Creative Director
Steve Gentile is the co-founder and Creative Director of the award winning promotional marketing agency Pinpoint Promotions, which was founded in 2007. Since inception, Pinpoint has experienced consecutive years of increased sales and overall business growth through his leadership and vision. Pinpoint’s capabilities include creative services, custom build-outs, direct mailing, a variety of signage, branded promotional products, vehicle wraps and more, most of which are produced in-house. Pinpoint’s clients include: Live Nation, Jacksonville Jaguars, Procter & Gamble, Mastercard, Comcast, Yale University, FanDuel, Marriott and many more well-known brands across the country. In addition to owning Pinpoint, Steve is also a partner in The Steam Co., an e-liquid and vaping company that currently has distribution in 6 countries, and Kineti-Go Games, a company that designs and produces a unique line of interactive table games powered entirely by magnets.
Since 2001, Steve has been active in entrepreneurship with a concentration in marketing. He is a 2005 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University receiving his B.S. in Advertising with minors in both Psychology and Acting. As one of the founding members of PULSE, a group of 500+ members geared towards connecting New Haven’s young professionals, Steve acted as Chairman for two and a half years. During his time at SCSU, Steve was the head of the AAF (American Advertising Federation). Additionally, he is an active member in the Chief Executive Peer Group, where CEOs and Presidents from a variety of industries meet monthly to discuss and share best practices, current trends, and upcoming opportunities.
Steve is an entrepreneur who has a fierce passion for business and excels in being an intricate part of the growth, vision and success of his companies. Steve’s specialties include marketing, ideation, strategy, events, design and business development. From concept to execution, Steve has become an industry leader in the marketing world by cultivating teams and delivering results for a multitude of projects and businesses.