2-time EMMY Nominee For Outstanding Television Commercial
# 1 Super Bowl spot (two times), four in the top 5, three in the top 10
Gold Clio, multiple Cannes Lions shortlists, print featured in Archive magazine
2-time Best of Show-Chicago International Television Awards
A freelance creative director currently developing brand building work for
Beam Premium Spirits, Miller Coors, KFC, Sears, Sterling Jewelers, Dyson, and WeatherTech Automotive Group. Also created new business pitches ranging from healthcare networks to credit card owner loyalty programs.
Prior experience as a VP Creative Director at DDB Chicago on Anheuser-Busch, helping grow Budweiser and Bud Light into the #1 and #2 beers in the U.S., with a %50 market share. Ran the Henkel Consumer Adhesives business, launching Loctite PowerGrab into the category leader in 2 years. Home Depot CEO personally ordered the chain to stock PowerGrab after seeing the launch TV spot on air.
Also worked at Leo Burnett on McDonalds, Hallmark, Disney, Nintendo and United.
Earned a degree in Graphic Design from Iowa State University.
Won the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition sponsored by Levi Strauss & Co.