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Sherman Winfield

Executive Creative Director


Atlanta, United States

Sherman Winfield is an Executive Creative Director at VMLY&R, overseeing creative efforts in both Atlanta and Kansas City offices. Some of his key clients include Sam’s Club, YMCA of Metro Atlanta, Georgia Power, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Prior to VMLY&R, he served as VP/Creative Director at Fitzco, based in Atlanta, GA. During his tenure, he lead creative on the world’s largest spice manufacturer McCormick, French’s, Stubb’s, Coca-Cola, Southern Company, amongst others regional and national brands. His most noted work during his tenure includes Coca-Cola’s “1,000 Name Celebration”, the :15 radio assignment-turned-national campaign for Share A Coke, and the full rebrand of French’s Mustard that resulted in a new creative platform, record sales, and a series of daring experiential efforts, including the highly successful Mustard Ice Cream. Sherman’s work has been recognized and awarded internationally by One Show, Cannes, D&AD, Radio Mercury, LIA, New York Festivals, Art Director’s Club, The Webbys, The Shorty's and numerous others.

Most importantly, he adores spending time with his superhero wife, two amazing sons and puppy Coltrane (often confused with “Soul Train”, but that works too).




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