• Chemistry adds Brittany Riley as Group Creative Director

    by / October 1, 2018 / To help to continue to build Chemistry’s agency culture and set the tone within the creative department, Chemistry has brought on Group Creative Director, Brittany Riley, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Brittany will help lead efforts for Red Bull, The Atlanta Hawks and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Brittany most recently served as Arnold Worldwide’s VP, creativ[Read More]

  • BBDO Atlanta Head of Strategy named Chief Strategy Officer at DDB Chicago

    by / September 19, 2018 / DDB North America announced Tricia Russo as chief strategy officer of their Chicago office.  From Adweek: Tricia will oversee the Chicago office’s strategy and insights department with a focus on growth for clients and the agency. The 15-year industry veteran comes to DDB from BBDO Atlanta, where she was chief strategy officer. Russo previously held the same position at Y&R Chicago. [Read More]


    by / August 20, 2018 / Luckie & Co. announces Lisa Balser is joining the agency as a group creative director. The firm also hired Denise Arnold as associate creative director. Balser arrives at Luckie with more than 20 years of experience, with recent agency assignments including freelance and contract work at Moxie, Huge, GTB, and DigitasLBi, developing campaigns for international accounts including Ford, Delta, [Read More]

  • AKQA appoints Lisa Rolf as Director of Production in Atlanta

    by / August 16, 2018 /  AKQA has appointed Lisa Rolf as Director of Production in the Atlanta studio. Lisa will oversee the project management department and join the Atlanta leadership team.  Lisa has more than two decades’ experience having worked with clients across multiple industries, from infant care and consumer goods, to telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. On joining AKQA Lisa said: “AKQA embodies the[Read More]

  • Dagger Names Matt Genné As New VP, Creative Director

    by / June 20, 2018 / Independent agency Dagger has boosted its creative ranks with the arrival of Matt Genné as VP, creative director effective immediately. Genné's past experience includes stints at NY's McCann where as a copywriter he worked on Gillette, Nikon, Kohl's and Dentyne. After freelancing and then joining JWT Atlanta, Matt re-launched the long-dormant Transamerica brand and created campaigns for FEM[Read More]

  • Is Vann Graves out at JWT Atlanta?

    by / June 12, 2018 / We're hearing that Vann Graves (on the right) is no longer with JWT Atlanta.  If true, his tenure as CCO would have been just under a year and a half with the agency, and JWT will once again be searching for a new creative leader in their Atlanta office to pair with Spence Kramer (on the left). This story is developing and we'll update as we have more information. (If you have more informat[Read More]

  • My Friend’s Nephew Taps Former 360i Exec Allison Brennan as Director of Insights and Strategy

    by / May 30, 2018 / My Friend's Nephew (MFN) announced the appointment Allison Brennan as Director of Insights and Strategy. The newly created position comes at a time of growth for the independent shop as it sees an increased need for strategic leadership across all of its clients. Reporting to ECD/Principal Josh Robinson, Brennan will be responsible for guiding MFN’s clients to establish smart marketing object[Read More]