Flower children of the universe unite! The Summer of Love revolutionized pop culture, and this year, the Richmond Ad Club is channeling some groovy vibes to honor the region’s trippiest work. It’s the new hippie revolution – dust off your go-go boots, put some flowers in your hair and join the Richmond Ad Club at the Hotel John Marshall on April 1st for a magical mystery ad show.
Annie is a VP and Group Director on the Social team at Digitas Health, and has been working at creative agencies for two decades. She believes that the best marketing is integrated, viral is not a style but a social phenomenon, and everyone should work in an agency for at least a year.
A Directors Guild commercial and film director, Todd Heyman began his career developing campaigns and rebranding for Miramax Films. Heyman’s work has won Best Commercial at the Webby Awards for Nike’s “The Getaway” and has been featured in Adweek and AdAge, as well as named to the Creativity Top Ten. He recently formed a new production company, Salt Content, specializing in bringing cinematic narrative to corporate projects.
Clay is the SVP Creative Director leading the creative teams at Edelman DC, and brings with him over 15 years of brand building experience. Prior to Edelman, Clay was VP Creative Director at Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago, where he partnered with brands such as the U.S. Army, Disney, Proctor & Gamble, Kellogg, and Allstate. Clay is a Richmond native, and received his Masters in Communications from the Brandcenter.
Paul is responsible for the brand identity of all things Scripps Networks Interactive, and managing the creation of SNI related materials. Paul’s team also works closely with many SNI brands, including HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, and Great American Country. Before joining SNI in 1997, Paul worked for numerous ad agencies.