Don, an award-winning creative leader with 25 years experience, is the Founder/Creative
Director of Sticky, a marketing idea agency that combines insight and creativity to help clients
big and small draw people to their brands. Prior, Don was a Senior VP/Group Creative Director
at DDB Chicago. He has piloted popular campaigns like Whassup for Budweiser and Rubberband
for OfficeMax and received the coveted Grand Prix at Cannes and two Emmy nominations.
In 2000, he was cited by Boards magazine as the world’s most awarded advertising creative
director. In 2002, with the help of DDB and State Farm Insurance, Don published Our Flag Was
Still There
, a photo-journal of his travels across all 50 states following the events of 9/11/2001. His
company hosts a popular event series for the Chicago creative community called Third Thursdays.