Ted Stacy, Account Director

Ted is an advertising junkie with a career that spans many disciplines. As SVP/account director at two large ad agencies, he supervised the Chrysler business, including a team of 100+ people, a $500 million budget, and 35 dealer associations. Notably, he played a lead role in launching and growing the successful Chrysler minivan business. In recent years, Ted has worked on Coleman Outdoor, Honeybaked Ham, GM Advanced Technology (fuel cells) and the City of Birmingham, among others. Ted has extensive experience in managing national advertising campaigns, as well as developing and implementing loyalty programs. He is a firm believer in the power of ideas and is open to where they come from.

Jeanne Ruzzin, Creative Director/Owner

As a SVP and Creative Director at ad agencies both large and small, Jeanne has a wealth of experience. She has worked in most major media, from digital/web to national television to print and direct mail. Jeanne was the creator of GM’s “Then & Now” tv campaign, which won national recognition, even garnering a positive review from the curmudgeonly Bob Garfield. As the writer behind the highly effective “Keep America Rolling” campaign, Jeanne also came up with the right strategy and voice for GM immediately following 9/11. Additionally, her AIDS prevention work won a gold award from the United Nations Committee for public service. Lately, Jeanne has been creating effective, insightful work for the likes of Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Lifeway Foods and Chrysler, among others.

Jeannine Caesar, Creative Director/Owner

As a Creative Director and designer, Jeannine has won some of the most prestigious honors in her field. She has a coveted One Show pencil, as well as having her work featured in Communication Arts and Print Magazine. Jeannine was involved in the successful Cadillac Q and New York Fashion week promotions, shooting a tv campaign with the heralded fashion photographer Matthew Ralston. She has experience across a wide realm, including national direct mail, print, websites and package design. Clients she has created campaigns for in recent years include Jeep, Dodge, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Lifeway Foods. Jeannine also recently brainstormed, branded and designed a new children’s toy that was a hit at the 2010 New York Toy Show and is currently in production.