CREATIVE HYBRID. Making brands relevant, iconic and personal. Creating and fully integrated campaigns with a sharp and sticky point of view. Local. Global. Functional. Shareable. Emotional. Social experiments. Products. Collaborations. Immersive Experiences. Inspired by raw human insights and fearless design. Giving brands a meaningful voice and an evocative look and feel. Building everything from a new product to a new business pitch. Moving brands and people to a better place.
advertising: Currently a Senior Partner, Global Group Creative Director at Ogilvy. Served as the Executive Director of Design for Ogilvy Experiential. Prior to 2 decades Ogilvy: The Leap Partnership, BBDO. Primo Angeli (SF). Partial brand list : . Dove, Michelob, Glade, Miller, Craftsman, Kenmore, Mrs. Meyer's, Interface, Kotex, Caldrea, Suave, Pinnacle, Flor, O'Douls, and Sears. Category brand list can be found here. Sequential Advertising Agency world journey can be found here. AdWorld award here.
author: home Decor, DIY and Kids books published by Random House, Hearst & Crown (Lit Agent: ICM Partners). Creative contributor to a national design, decor & lifestyle magazines.
space + product design: INTERIORS ranging from a theater, to a hotel room. A pop up shop to restaurant, and everything in between. PRODUCTS from a custom motorcycle for Ural, to a candle for Anthropologie. Co-design children's product lines for Crate & Barrel and GANT. Oars, blankets, gear in collaboration with national brands I love.
mentoring + speaking: speak at film festivals, creative conferences and panels. judge award shows (list). mentor design & ad students at University For The Creative Arts, England, Chicago Portfolio School + SIUC school of Art & Design.
entrepreneur: Creator of a Resort & event space called Camp Wandawega. Called “A disgrace to the state of Wisconsin” in 1940 by The Capitol Times and ‘Best hotels in the world list’ in 2017 by Travel & Leisure
some reviews *here: personal motto: work hard. be nice. be grateful.
Journal of creativity: IG @campwandawega