Friday Forum Series: Vann Graves

Vann Graves

We’re happy to share that Vann Graves, Chief Creative Officer of J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, will be speaking on July 21st. Take a look at Vann’s bio below:

Vann Graves was appointed Chief Creative Officer of J. Walter Thompson Atlanta in December 2016. He brings 20+ years of creative and executive leadership experience to the company, formerly serving as a Global Executive Creative Director at McCann New York; VP, Creative Director at BBDO New York; and Founder, CCO at FL+G, a full-service agency he started in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Having worked with some of the world’s leading global brands, he brings together creative and business expertise to produce work that translates multi-platform messaging into successful creative campaigns. A strong team leader, Vann puts a high value on collaboration and commitment to support innovation and high-quality creative work.

Vann has earned numerous industry awards, including Gold, Silver, and Bronze Cannes Lions, Two Grand London International Award, D&AD Graphite Pencil, Clio Awards including the Grand Clio. He has also won two Project Isaac Awards and The Gravity Award.

On top of creative and executive leadership experience, Vann is a decorated Army combat veteran – experience that translates perfectly to the United States Marine Corps’ agency of record for almost 70 years.

Vann Graves of J. Walter Thompson will take the stage in the Carol Vick Bynum Theatre this Friday, July 21st, at 1:30PM. Follow @creative_circus on Twitter and search the hashtag #CircusForum to follow the live-tweeting of the event.