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Forum: Susan Credle, Leo Burnett

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Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer at Leo Burnett in Chicago, Illinois will be headlining the final installment of #CircusForum for the Summer Quarter this Friday, September 5th at 1:30PM.

Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett

Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett

Susan started her career in advertising as the fill-in receptionist at BBDO New York. She has literally worked her way from the very bottom and now has one of the most inspiring careers in the industry.

M&M's Spokescandies

M&M’s Spokescandies

After hitting it big by personifying the famous M&M’s spokescandies, Susan worked on brands like FedEx, Pizza Hut, Cingular Wireless, and Pepsi. At Leo Burnett, Susan became the brains behind Allstate’s “Mayhem” campaign. In the 2014 Super Bowl, Credle & her team at Leo rolled out the highly successful #EsuranceSave30 campaign.

Susan was named The Chicago Ad Federation’s Ad Woman of The Year for 2013. She is a great friend of the Circus, which is now represented at Leo Burnett with over 20 Circus Alum working in the Creative Department.

Come to the Theatre this Friday, September 5th to hear more about Susan’s career straight from the source herself. If you aren’t in the Atlanta area, you can join the conversation on Twitter by following @creative_circus and using #CircusForum.

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