Partner/Creative Director/Copywriter

deYong & Associates/DG&A

McKinney, Texas and Santa Monica, California

Accounts:
Aquarium of the Pacific, Atlantis Tourist Submarines, Big O Tires, Cellular One, Centex Homes, Chevron Land, Coast Hills Federal Credit Union, Colorado Department of Transportation, Cox Cable, Dacor Kitchen Appliances, East West Bank, ETRPA (El Toro Re-Use Planning Authority), First 5 California, Gemological Institute of America, Heritage Oaks Bank, Holiday Inn, Hollywood Park Thoroughbred Racing, House2Home, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Mercedes-Benz, National Car Rental, Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism, Orange County Business Journal, Orange County Fire Authority, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pick-Up Stix Restaurants, RADD (Recording Artists, Actors & Athletes Against Drunk Driving), Red Bull Energy Drink, Reliant Energy, River City Bank, Rotary International, Sacramento Kings, San Luis Obispo Tourism, Santa Anita Thoroughbred Racing, SLO Brew, Sonoma Cutrer Wines, SoundCure, Tahiti Tourism, Tenet Hospitals (Phoenix, Tucson, Orange County, San Luis Obispo), Thomas Bros. Maps, Traeger Grills, Turtle Island (Fiji)

 

1996 to Present

Attempted to retire. Failed miserably.

 

1994-1996

Partner/Executive Creative Director

dGWB Advertising

Irvine, California USA

Accounts:
Apple Computers, Baxter-Edwards, El Pollo Loco Restaurants, Lincoln Savings, Orange County Register Newspaper, Orange County Transit Authority, Shimano Biking, Shimano Fishing, Tektronix Printers, Thermador Appliances, Universal Studios Tours, Vans Shoes, Winterbrook Wines, Western Digital, Yamaha Guitars, Yamaha Professional Audio

 

1988-1994

Executive Vice President/Executive Creative Director

Ayer/Pacific Advertising

Irvine/Los Angeles/San Francisco USA

Accounts:
Australian Tourist Commission, Burger King, Continental Airlines, Toshiba Copiers, Toshiba PCs, Yamaha Professional Audio

 

1987-1988

Executive Vice President/Executive Creative Director

Reiser Williams deYong Advertising

Irvine, California USA

Accounts:
Far West Services (Jojo's, Coco's, Reuben's Restaurants), LTU Airlines, Pizza Hut, and a wide variety of Orange County and Silicon Valley's leading high tech companies.

 

1976-1987

Too long ago and too far away to bother mentioning.

 

1971 to 1976

Awards

All the majors:

  • New York Art Directors Club
  • The One Show
  • The Beldings
  • Communication Arts
  • Clios
  • Best in the West
  • Print Annual
  • And so on and so on