The Escape Pod Adds Senior Leadership – Hires Three New Executives

by / June 18, 2019 /

Independent agency The Escape Pod announced today that it has named several new executives to its leadership team. Derek Sherman has been appointed Executive Creative Director, Tyler Moore is Director of Integrated Strategy, and Holly Willis is VP Account Director. The trio will be responsible for stewarding the next generation of creativity and business growth for the agency.

“When you are in the midst of transformation, having the right ex[Read More]

Illinois’ Amazing Experiences Celebrated in New Tourism Campaign from OKRP

by / June 6, 2019 /


We can't wait to go out and explore the State of Illinois as it is celebrated in a new ad campaign from its new agency of record, Chicago-based O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul.

The wonder and awe of traveling, and the feelings one gets from experiencing new places, is at the heart of the new advertising and marketing campaign for the Illinois Office of Tourism.

The ads leverage the State’s long-time “Are you Up for Amazing?” p[Read More]

Human Expands, Opening Chicago Office

by / May 22, 2019 /

Multi-disciplinary music company Human, is opening a Chicago office in the West Look under the leadership of veteran composer/producer Justin Hori. Human has offices in New York, Los Angeles and Paris. The Chicago office is designed to serve as the music and audio partner for Midwestern clients and collaborators.

As the principal creative for the Chicago market, Hori will work closely with Human’s team of composers. A composer himself, H[Read More]

Finalists for New Effie Awards Global ‘5 for 50’ Announced

by / May 21, 2019 /

Effie announced today the finalists of the global ‘5 for 50’ Effie Award, which recognizes brands that have made Effie history and continue to grow, be effective and future-focused.  The award marks the nonprofit’s 50th year as the leading global authority on marketing effectiveness. 

“Effie’s ‘5 for 50’ finalists have created effective work that continues to stand the test of time and is recognized throughout every corner of the world,” said Traci Alford,[Read More]

R/GA Chicago Bolsters Client Services Team with Female Leadership

by / May 16, 2019 /

R/GA, the promotion of  Nancy Horrow to managing director, client services and the hire of DeNeatra Love as account director. The news demonstrates R/GA Chicago's initiatives to invest in diverse talent and drive the best ideas forward.

As managing director, client services Nancy Harrow oversees a talented team working to drive transformative results for the office’s expanding portfolio of clients like Cleveland Clinic,, Harley Davidson, [Read More]

Match Marketing Group adds Automotive Expert

by / May 15, 2019 /

Building on its strong track record of success in Automotive Experiential Marketing, Match Marketing Group has hired marketing veteran Rebecca Sander to lead strategic Business Development. Rebecca will add her expertise to this growing segment of Match’s client portfolio, bringing 20 years in Automotive industry marketing to the effort. Based in her hometown of Detroit, Rebecca will work across Match Marketing Group to drive best-in-class Automotive work centered on the principle that data[Read More]