I’m an award-winning Creative Director and Copywriter with extensive experience in helping brands grow. I create and produce work across TV, digital, social, print, online events, DRTV, direct, outdoor, sales conferences, apps, brand videos and any other channel that’s effective.
FREELANCE CREATIVE DIRECTOR•COPYWRITER – 3/14 to present
McCann, FCB, Digitas, Alldayeveryday, Darling, Arnold, VaynerMedia, JWT
- Created work for Chase, Amtrak, Comcast, McDonald's, FDA Adult Quit Smoking and
T. Rowe Price.
- Worked on pitches for State Street Advisors, TD Ameritrade and Vonage.
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR – 1/12 to 3/14
- Led teams/created integrated campaigns for Charles Schwab and optionsXpress.
- Contributed to PayPal, Dos Equis, Exxon, Lysol and a ton of pitches.
- Produced work across TV, digital, print, online events, outdoor, DRTV, sales conferences, apps and social.
FREELANCE CREATIVE DIRECTOR•ACD•COPYWRITER – 7/02 to 1/12
Euro RSCG, Arnell, Hill Holliday NY, Ogilvy, Rapp, FCBi, TBWA\Chiat\Day
- As Freelance ACD, helped win AOL, then supervised teams/created the launch campaign.
- Developed/produced work for clients such as NFL Apparel, Miller Lite, Lenovo,
NBA Apparel, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, Ameritrade, D’funkd, Bayer, Nokia, Dell
and Charles Schwab.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR – 7/00 to 6/02
- Managed the Creative Dept. and led teams/created campaigns for all clients, including Sizzler,
Papa Murphy's Pizza, Amtrak California, Golden 1, California Boating and Sutter Health.
- In 18 months, we won over 50 regional Addys and 9 of 11 pitches, as well as tripled billings.
REALITY TV WRITER•PRODUCER – 8/97 to 2/00
- Wrote/produced for reality shows including Moment of Impact: Inside A Crash (Fox TV),
AXN-TV (Fox TV) and Ripley’s Believe It or Not (TBS).
FREELANCE SR. COPYWRITER – 1/98 to 5/00
McCann-Erickson/LA, Bert Berdis/LA
- Lowe’s and Wendy’s.
SR. COPYWRITER – 5/96 to 6/97
- Crest and Citizen Watch.
FREELANCE SR. COPYWRITER – 1/95 to 4/96
McCann-Erickson, FSB Urban, Bert Berdis/LA
- AT&T, UPS, Buick, Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Wendy’s
and Pizza Hut.
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR – 6/92 to 12/94
Campbell Mithun NY
- Led teams/created campaigns for Texaco, Havoline Motor Oil, Country Pride Chicken,
Aer Lingus and Manischewitz.
SR. COPYWRITER – 12/85 to 5/92
- Burger King, Crest, Maxwell House, Clearasil, Scope, The Equitable and
Major League Baseball.
Addys (National, New York, Northern California), Andys, Art Directors, Clios, Cannes,
Gold Effies, Interactive Media, London International, New York Festivals, OBIE.