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MUSCLE

SR CREATIVE
Freelance ’01 - ’05, ’08 - present

Agencies: Critical Mass CHI | Dentsu Aegis CHI | Energy BBDO | FCB CHI | Havas CHI | Leo Burnett | Ogilvy NYC | OLIVER NYC

Select Clients: ALDI, Allstate, American Express, Bayer, Citibank, DIRECTV NOW, Discover, Edward Jones, Hardee’s, Humana, Ingersoll Rand, Midol, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Scrubbing Bubbles, Seasons 52, University of Chicago
 

SR AD
MAY ’05 - NOV ’07

Abelson Taylor, Chicago
Clients: Takeda, Amgen, Astellas

AD
JUN ’00 - JUN ’01

Laughlin Constable B2B (formerly Mobium), Chicago
Client: Motorola

Miami Ad School @ Portfolio Center, Atlanta | Art Direction

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | BS Advertising

Taproot Foundation
MAR ’15 - JUN ’17, DEC ’19

Pro bono Creative
Nonprofit Clients: Children's Home + Aid, Kohl Children's Museum, Blue Bear School of Music

EPIC

SEP ’19 - DEC ’19

Pro bono Creative
Nonprofit Client: We All Code

 

CRAFT

HEART

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

The Boom List talent feature May 2019
GDUSA Digital Print Cover Honorable Mention, 2018

GDUSA American Graphic Design Award, 2016, 2017

Amplifier Foundation Hear Our Voice Exhibit, 2017

The Big Ad Gig Winner, 2016

The 3% Conference Freelancer Scholarship Award, 2016

GRAPHIS Silver, 2016

GRAPHIS Merit, 2016

Ad Age Creative for a Cause Finalist, 2015
Featured in PRINT's 59 Magnificent Poster Designs, 2015

PRINT Regional Design Annual, 2014

HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Award - Self-Promotion Superheroes Issue, 2014

HOW Blog Spotlight, 2014

Rx Club Award of Excellence, 2006, 2007, 2008

Rx Club Silver, 2006, 2007

Medical Marketing Association IN-AWE Gold, 2007

Pharmaceutical Executive Ad Stars Issue, 2007

The Global Awards Finalist, 2006

Chicago BMA Tower Awards, 2001

BUNK 5

Mentor / Portfolio Reviewer / Judge
Summer of COVID-19 pandemic
Camp ADventure, VCU Ad Club virtual advertising internship

SUMMAH @ TONI’s

Mentor, four mentees | Toni Speed Mentoring Series
Summer of COVID-19 pandemic
Toni, a safe space for Black women in advertising + marketing social group