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Freelance copywriter & creative director (08.18 - present)

26FIVE, Allstate (in house), A-Z Learning, Bandwagon, DVK Marketing, Edelman, EG+, Escape Pod, FCB, Fingerpaint, Gertrude Agency, Match Marketing Group, Paco Collective, Paul Earle & Co, Simon-Myers, Waymack & Crew

Aiken SCAllstate, American Adventure Insurance, Bic, Boeing, Chicago Bears, Clearwater FL, Cooper's Hawk Winery, DeVry University, Hostess*, Huntington Bank*, JUUL, Merrick, Minute Maid, Hammermill, Healthy Choice, Orville Redenbacher, PepsiCo, PUMA, Schneider Electric, Starved Rock Wood Products, Tangled Roots Brewery & Restaurants, University of Arkansas Medical System

* Successful pitches

Global client trainer & Effie facilitator (12.11 - present)

Developing, designing & delivering workshops on creative evaluation, brief writing
& fostering better client/agency relationships.

Allstate, Altria, Delta Faucet. Kellogg's Latin America, Kellogg's North America, Kraft, Leo Burnett, LinkedIn, Pfizer Asia, Pfizer Europe, Philip Morris International, Tyson Foods

Instructor (08.07 - present)

Miami Ad School & Chicago Portfolio School

Developing curriculum & instructing would-be art directors & copywriters on concepts, copywriting, headlines, production, insights, briefs & strategy.

SVP creative director (10.21 - 09.23) - contract

Digitas, Chicago

ALDI, Ferrara Candy

SVP creative director (10.01 - 08.18)

Leo Burnett, Chicago

Altoids, Commonwealth Edison, DeVry University, IQOS, L&M, Marlboro, McDonald's, Nintendo, Samsung, US Army, Verve, Virginia Slims, Walmart

Freelance copywriter (09.95 - 09.01)

Agencies//Euro RSCG, TBWA Tequila, OgilvyOne, CHJS, Billington Cartmell, A&L

Acer, Coca-Cola, Conqueror, Disney, L'Oreal, Microsoft, Nikon, Orange Telecomms, Peugeot, SmithKline Beecham, Sony, Sky TV, The Guardian, Virgin Atlantic, Texas Instruments

Journalist & English teacher (07.92 - 08.95)




Cannes Lions 2 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze

Clios 1 Hall of Fame, 1 grand, 2 silver, 1 bronze 

One Show 1 silver, 1 bronze

Andys 1 gold, 3 silvers

London International 1 bronze 

Art Directors' Club 2 silver

NY Festivals 2 gold

Kinsale 1 gold, 1 bronze

Addys 4 gold, 2 silver

Obies 1 best in show, 4 gold

Tellys 1 bronze

Chicago Creative Club 1 best in show, 6 bricks

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