a MEETING OF THE minds.
Whiskey Bacon Club truly is a club. A club of incredibly talented creatives who’ve all joined with the common goal of doing the kind of great work that builds brands and creates commerce. The kind of work agencies used to do before bigger mortis set in.
Led by ad veteran Kevin Sutton, we feature an impressive roster of writers and art directors, and we tap into them as each job dictates. And we team them with a world-class production partner, so we can write, cast, shoot, edit and finish your idea as well as you could get it written, cast, shot, edited or finished anywhere else. All you're paying for are killer ideas that are produced flawlessly. And not for office slides and private jets and on-site juiceologists. Welome to the Club.
KEVIN SUTTON, CREATIVE LEAD
As a creative director and writer, Kevin has won tons of the most prestigious industry awards for his work. He has created campaigns for McDonald's—leading the launch of McDonald's game-changing All Day Breakfast, in fact. He is responsible for currently running GEICO MLB and NHL commercials. He helped re-brand Visionworks. And Texas Health Hospitals. And Nestle Pure Life water. And Icehouse beer. His Super Bowl commercial for Tabasco was featured on ABC-TV's "World's Best Super Bowl Commercials." He's had spots featured on "America's Funniest Commercials." And he won an award from the actual United Nations for a pro-bono print campaign. He has written some really funny commercials for for Western Union, and a ridiculously outrageous global warming PSA campaign for the Sierra Club.
Kevin is the author of the Amazon Top 40 Humor book, Dear Midol: Essays from Estrogen Hell, about having a wife and five daughters, as well as Baseball Town: The Fall and Rise of the Texas Rangers. He also writes the daily baseball blog, rangersrounding3rd.com.
The creative leader of Whiskey Bacon Club, Kevin will bring his more than thirty years of craft, wit, savvy, strategic thinking, baseball talk, whiskey aficionadoing, and knowing how to get shit sold, to your project. View his work here.
KEITH SHERMAN, ACCOUNT LEAD
Keith is fresh off a two-year stint as Director of Marketing for Wilsonart. Prior to that, he spent 30-plus years as an integrated marketing executive. holding key account management/growth strategy roles with Augustine Agency, LegalShield, Dalton Sherman Inc., Omnicom’s Martin|Williams, Tracy Locke, Publicis & Hal Riney and The Richards Group. Keith has led initiatives on successful local, regional, national, and international integrated marketing campaigns.
Keith has helped build brands such as AmericInn Hotels, Borden Dairies, Inc., Big O Tires, Inc., California Tourism, The California Egg Commission, Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Children’s HeartLink, CHS/Cenex, Dunn Bros Coffee, E*TRADE FINANCIAL, Fair Isaac Corp. (FICO), Hughes Family Markets, KFC, Mission Foods, North Lake Tahoe, Safeway Foods, Inc., Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Sprint, Staples, Texas Instruments, Uponor Inc. and Wilsonart.
As Whiskey Bacon Club’s account/branding lead, Keith brings his more than three decades of expertise at building things. Things like brands, and sales, and company cultures, and success. A graduate of the University of Iowa, Keith is on the advisory board of DigiWorksCorp, Associate Board Member of the SMU Cox business school, SMU Accelerator Program Board, Temple Wildcat Mentor program and former Vice Chair of Children’s HeartLink.
JOHN McADOREY, BROADCAST PRODUCER
John is an award-winning producer who is deeply passionate about his work and the industry. He is one of those rare producers that clients seek out and want running their production because they know they will get someone who is 100% committed to them and making sure their budget is well managed. http://www.johnmcadorey.com
LESLIE NORTH, BRAND STRATEGIST
Leslie is a strategist who loves getting in the mix with creative teams to come up with amazing ideas that help a client drive their business. Uncovering the ingredients and insights to make an idea fly is what she does best. Leslie is a digital native that has worked in strategy and communications planning at some of the world’s top ad agencies including The Martin Agency, McCann, T3, and Goodby Silverstein & Partners. In her over twenty-plus-year career she has worked on some of the biggest brands like Chevy, GEICO, HP, Chase, Intel, Marriott, Microsoft, the NFL, Walmart, and Stoli Vodka.