esd and associates, San Antonio’s leading digital creative agency, today announced the recent new hire of national advertising industry leader, JC Cody, as the new Vice President of Creative Services.
“esd’s top priority is to enhance our client-partners market share by executing compelling marketing campaigns that merge traditional advertising with interactive outreach,” says Christine Kleha, esd President & CEO. “Industry leaders like JC Cody, enable us to competitively expand our reach to consumers on regional and national levels.”
Cody earned his BA from Texas Tech University and launched his career in 1987 with the Levenson & Hill Group in Dallas, Texas. His creative excellence earned him the lead broadcast producer position for Eisner & Associates in Milwaukee in 1994 where he worked on such national accounts including 76 Gasoline and Kohl’s. Cody later relocated to Dallas where he served as Creative Director for the Richards Group, gaining invaluable experience on noteworthy brands including The Home Depot, Pep Boys, Nokia and AT&T. Cody broadened his knowledge by joining RAPP Collins, a leader in multi-channel marketing, as the Creative Director for major restaurant brands such as Macaroni Grill, On the Border and Maggiano’s Little Italy.
For more than 25 years Cody has led the advertising and marketing industry as a true creative leader. His depth of experience executing virtually every type of marketing product including print, broadcast, direct mail, promotional, video and interactive is a testament to his creativity and passion for the industry. His strategic advertising experience and consumer brand knowledge will bring value to all esd client-partners.
Cody’s tireless creative efforts and expertise leading national Fortune 500 corporate brands has won his client-partners numerous awards including: ADDY® Awards, Telly Awards, Communication Arts Awards, London International Awards, and Art Directors Club Awards.
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esd and associates is a full-service advertising and communications firm, offering a full spectrum of research, strategy, design, public relations, social media, interactive web development and online marketing services in one integrated operation. For over 18 years, esd has been San Antonio’s leading digital creative agency, guiding clients such as prominent national enterprises, community and government agencies, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, healthcare providers, major retailers and more, on local, regional and national levels.