VP/Executive Creative Director
A copywriter and creative director for 14 years, Ben's career includes stops at Rodgers Townsend/DDB and FleishmanHillard, working on a variety of brands including AT&T, Boy Scouts of America, Farm Credit, PBS and Tyson Foods. Along the way, his work has been recognized by the Daytime Emmy Awards, Radio Mercury Awards, the FWA and National ADDY Awards, among others. Prior to advertising, Ben worked as an assistant to Steven Spielberg on a host of projects including, "Catch Me If You Can" and "War of the Worlds."
When are you happiest? What are you doing?
There is nothing better than catching up with family and friends over a great dinner.
Is there a particular moment during your time at OBP that stands out as a specific highlight?
My first trip to Commodity Classic with DEKALB and Asgrow was a literal rock show.
What makes a great campaign’s creative standout versus the norm?
A relatable truth laid bare honestly.