TOM BLESSINGTON
Managing Director, Wieden + Kennedy Portland

Under his leadership, that Weiden+Kennedy place finally seems to be turning things around in the right direction.
 


 
 

RACHEL GROPPER
Digital Planning Assistant, MediaCom

Has never eaten at Guy Fieri’s Time Square restaurant. Even ironically.

 


 
 

MATT MULLEN
Strategy Director, DDB Chicago

It’ll be awkward if he ever works at Leo Burnett now that he outranks Leo Burnett himself. They’d probably just have to change their name to Matt Mullen. 


 
 

PAUL CAIOZZO
Executive Creative Director, Goodby Silverstein & Partners

Shakespeare isn’t even 500 and he didn’t make the list. This guy is such a good writer, he did.
 


 
 

ED MILLER
Executive Creative Director, INNOCEAN

There is no way anybody is still reading this list. Sorry, Ed. You deserve better. 

 


 
 

JASON NORCROSS
Creative Director, 72andSunny

Nobody ever names their pets “Jason.” And that’s a damn shame, just imagine how great a poodle named Jason would be. Almost as great as this Jason.
 


 
 

STEVE GRIMES
Creative Director
/Simpsons Character, The Richards Group

“Impossible” isn’t in this guy’s vocabulary but most other words are.

 


 
 

COLIN JEFFERY
Chief Creative Officer, David & Goliath

He kept his jacket on in this photo because he never wants to get comfortable. That’s what makes him so great.
 


 
 

BRIAN FARKAS & TYLYNNE MCCAULEY
Creatives, 180LA

One of the rare creative teams who don’t refer to themselves first and foremost, as storytellers.”
 


 
 

TACO BELL DOG
Taco Bell

Has peed on the Hamburgler’s house on more than one occasion.

 


 
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SHIRLEY POLYKOFF
Advertising Executive

She’s famously rumored to be the real life inspiration for Peggy from Mad Men and less famously, Turtle from Entourage.
 


 
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STEVE SIMPSON
Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy North America

An immortal in the industry, so there’s a chance he could actually lived to 500.
 


 







JOE ALEXANDER
Chief Creative Officer, The Martin Agency

Has blazed a trail for other people in the industry with two first names.

 


 
 

RAYMOND SEIN
Creative Strategist, Code and Theory

Officially now more famous than Ray Romano and the pizza industry’s “Famous Ray” combined. 
 


 
 

EDDIE SNYDER
VP/Executive Creative Director, Peter Mayor

He’s won many awards and was the Senior Advertising Advisor at Creative Circus. We’ve been to the circus because once in middle school somebody called us “dumbo” because of our large ears and it really stayed with us. 


 
 

WHIT HILER
Advertising Guy, Cornett

We still couldn’t figure out more about Whit other than he’s an advertising guy. Even after months of painstaking research.
 


 
 

TAMARA BROWN
Associate Account Director, 180LA

She put the “Power” in Powerpoint. 

 


 
 

ADAM DEER
Art Director, Wong Duty

He never does anything wong, but we’re far too mature to comment on his duty.
 


 
 

GEORGE BATTEN
Advertising Executive

Wikipedia describes him as “fiercely religious and humorless.” That’s a little harsh if you ask us. 
 


 
 

ALLISON BASILE
Producer, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness

Why’s there a Bastille day, but not a Basile day? Well, maybe this list will change that. 
 


 
 

CHRISTINA GOCHIAN
Account Executive, Pitch

Great at her job and also she’s got “Christ” in her name. That guy almost made the list too, but was disqualified because of the age thing. 
 


 
 

ANN CHRISTINE DIAZ
Editor, Creativity Online

A great writer who posts the occasional TBT, but it’s never from 500 years ago.
 


 
 

GAGE CLEGG
Creative DirectorPrivate Technology Company

His brilliant thinking and sandal clad jump shots have earned him the nicknames "The Flip Flop Floater,” “The Sandal Assassin,” and for some reason we have yet to figure out, “The Human Tea Kettle.”


 
 

JONNY BAUER
Chief Strategy Officer, Droga5

Perhaps the best advertising arm-cross we’ve seen yet. 

 


 
 

BUD SNEAD
Senior Designer, Preston Kelly

He’s got a new site coming soon, and when that does happen, chances are he’ll be moved up to at least #61. 
 


 
 

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