I'm Steve, but most people know me as Savvy. I'm a seasoned marketer having worked with many global brands and across many different communication channels. I'm an INFP and tests have told me I’m a rational strategist. I was born on a scorching hot day in August.
Director, Creative Strategist - FLEISHMANHILLARD (PRESENT)
General Motors, GM Fleet, Great Lakes Water Authority, Lear
Past: Chevrolet x Manchester United, Samsung x 2020 Olympics, Budweiser x 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
I help develop brand narratives that humanize them, make them relevant and keep them alive.
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Board Member, Social Media Director & Creative - The Scarab Club (PRESENT)
Social Media strategy and execution.
The Scarab Club is an artists' club, gallery, and studio in the Cultural Center Historic District of Detroit, Michigan, located at 217 Farnsworth Street, near the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Science Center. It was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1974 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. From its humble beginning as the Hopkin Club to its current status, the club focuses on fine, performing, and technical arts and is still housed in its original 1928 building, a historic local, state and national landmark.
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Senior Account Executive, Producer - HAVAS Chicago (JUN 2013-AUG 2014)
Strategic concept development, client service and project management for a few Anheuser-Busch brands.
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Senior Account Executive - TRIS3CT (AUG 2007-AUG 2013)
Walked 8 blocks from the Green Line Clinton stop in 80 degrees in a suit to an internship, then spent the next 6 years learning the ropes of the ad industry.
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Contributing Photojournalist - TIME Magazine (Oct 2009-Apr 2010)
Contributed photos and copy on a handful of stories to TIME Magazine's "Assignment Detroit" project.
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