Seasoned creative but still not jaded. Started as an Art Director and now I do other stuff. Besides advertising my expertise lie strictly in whiskey, Bruce Springsteen, Mid-90’s Chicago Athletes, and carefully monitoring the quality of food I put in my mouth.

Group Creative Director
VML
April 2015 – Present

Baptized in the world of Gatorade. As Digital AOR for the brand we touch all things digital, social, content, campaign, platform, channel, and all the other buzzwords in the ever-changing digital landscape. I help lead a team of 20+ creatives on the account, coordinate with partner agencies, and provide creative strategy and direction on the dozens of projects we’re juggling at any given time.

Executive Creative Director
BRAINtrust
May 2014 – March 2015

In 2014 I merged my team with BRAINtrust. Leading the charge on creative for a great list of clients in the Travel & Tourism, Lifestyle & Entertainment, and Community & Government spaces. Including The Mob Museum, The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Tivoli Village, The Highland Dallas, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, and Bon Appétit’s Vegas Uncork’d and Grub Crawl events. As the third largest agency in Las Vegas, we offered full services for our clients including Strategy, Creative, Digital, PR, Social, and Video Content.

Partner, Creative/Content Director
1010 Collective
October 2010 – April 2014

Content development and production. Web design. New business development. Branding. Print. General Small Business Running. Etc… Digital. Traditional. Social. Clients include Wynn Resorts, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, The Smith Center for Performing Arts, Central Garden & Pet, Nevada’s Big Give, and Bon Appétit’s Vegas Uncork’d and Grub Crawl events.

Associate Creative Director
Barkley
January 2009 – October 2010

Lead creative on 24 Hour Fitness and Helzberg Diamonds. Also worked on the uber-popular Sonic Drive-In campaign. Developed a refined palate for BBQ, Boulevard Beer and tailgating games.

Sr. Art Director
R&R Partners
June 2005 – January 2009

Lead creative on the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority account, amongst a lot of other stuff. Created some of the whole “What Happens Here, Stays Here” stuff. Plus some other stuff I get even more excited about.