A meat and potato midwesterner with an unstoppable work ethic.
Named one of Campaign Magazine’s 40 OVER 40 in 2020, Business Insider’s 30 MOST CREATIVE WOMEN IN ADVERTISING, 2016. And Adweek’s 50 VITAL LEADERS IN TECH, MEDIA AND MARKETING, 2015. Formerly strategist at Leo Burnett Detroit and Deutsch LA, strategy director at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Google Creative Lab and chief strategy officer at Barton F. Graf. Trained data analyst and moderator. An expert in designing and fielding creative research methodologies. Research can be best friends with creativity when it’s loved and understood. Better inputs lead to better outputs. Hardworking volunteer for the Isabella Geriatric Center and City Meals in NYC.
Deep experience in founding and building start-ups, as well as running mature, global agencies.
President & Global Group Board, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, London & NY, 1997 - 2011. Webby’s Agency of The Year, 2011. Campaign Agency of The Year, 2011, 2005, 2004, 2003. IPA & APG Effectiveness Agency of The Year, 2008.
Founding partner & CEO, Barton F. Graf, 2011 - 2018. Creativity A-list, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012. Ad Age A-list, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012. Fast Company Most Innovative Companies, 2014. Forbes Most Influential Agencies, 2014. 4A’s Mid-Size Agency of The Year, 2014.
Executive MBA, NYU Stern School of Business, 2011.
When you have spinach in your teeth, I will tell you.
Relatable asparagus: created THE MOST INTERESTING MAN IN THE WORLD for Dos Equis, wrote Miller High Life’s manifesto and Errol Morris campaign, wrote Arby’s WE HAVE THE MEATS and campaign, rubber-stamped Nike’s WRITE THE FUTURE, put Loctite in Superbowl 49’s fannypack, kissed your mom, launched rock band, launched Fifa 09, Fifa 10, and Fifa 11, walked the Coke side of life and opened happiness, made pink soap to sell FIGHT CLUB.
Duke 89 with honors.