DGMS Podcast

Hosted by Dan Balser, Advertising Department Head at The Creative Circus in Atlanta, this is a biweekly conversation about advertising. But it's not just about the industry; it's about the people in it.

Episode 253: Pete Imwalle, COO of RPA What does an ad agency's Chief Operating Officer do? He or she leads, enables, supports and cares.
Episode 252: Atlanta United FC Mega Special An inside look at the marketing of the MLS expansion club with Skate Noftsinger, Atlanta United's Director of Marketing and Fan Engagement.
Episode 251: Rob Baird and Jimmie Blount of PREACHER Visiting from Austin, Founder/CCO Rob and Senior AD Jimmie talk about first jobs, the value of optimism, the origin of their name, and inspiration.
Episode 250: Dan Balser, Podcast Host and Ad Department Head at The Creative Circus In this tenth anniversary special episode, Creative Circus student Maria Khodorkovsky turns the tables.
Episode 249: Robin Fitzgerald, CCO of BBDO Atlanta Robin and Dan discuss office environments, the power of good feedback and a CCO's real job.
Episode 248: Neel Williams, VP/CD at The Martin Agency The kind and talented writer shares his thoughts on self-analysis, awards, humor and insecurity.
Episode 247: The Return of GS&P's Jeff Goodby Jeff's second visit to the podcast is half an hour and 100% unedited. On stress, directing, five keys to creativity, and brands' roles in culture.
Episode 246: Stephen Rodriguez, Founder and CEO of RIFT RIFT is an agency for today: A smart, connected, new model for marketing, design and development.
Episode 245: Lance Parrish, CD at Grey Group An honest talk about some harsh realities, an internet video and various definitions of success
Episode 244: Mike Geiger, Co-founder and CEO at Wolfgang in Los Angeles GS&P's first Chief Digital Officer and the former interactive leader of JWT NY and D&G shares thoughts on geography, culture and the very term "digital."
Episode 243: Chris Corley, ECD at VML in KC An insider's take on Kansas City via quite possibly the best voice ever featured on DGMS. Also: millennials, faith and confidence.
Episode 242: Kevin Flatt, Brand Director at MINIMAL (MNML) Resilience, keen definitions of advertising and design, key traits for junior creatives, and the ubiquitous nature of challenges
Episode 241: Johnny Dantonio, CD at Anomaly Johnny's work is moving, resonant and memorable, and he is a conversationalist of the highest order.
Episode 240: Frank Cartagena, CD at Deutsch New York Career talk with an award winning copwriter who was recently named one of Business Insider Magazine's 30 most creative people under 30.
Episode 239: Tom O'Keefe, Founder and CEO of O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul Seasoned with just enough of a Chicago accent, Tom discusses (among other things) the importance of soul, partnerships and prolificacy.
Episode 238: Photographer Bobby Prokenpek Insight into a burgeoning photographer's process and his thoughts on how to best collaborate





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