Brad Blackmon ('98)
After finishing Lee with a BA in Communications and Public Relations,
Brad went to work for a property management firm out of Chattanooga
that took him to Madison, Wisconsin and Spartanburg, South Carolina.
His skills as a motivator and team leader took him to the India based
communications firm, Lowe Lintas, then to global advertising leader,
Wunderman, where he oversaw the Microsoft account while living in
London. Brad was promoted up through Wunderman finally reaching VP,
Account Director at Washington based RTCRM, a subsidiary of Wunderman.
One co-worker said of Brad, “He is a shining star in the agency world.”
In 2010 he spent a year at the Chicago-based agency Draftfcb
before being recruitedby advertising giant Ogilvy and Mather to lead a
development team responsible for North American print, TV and web
advertising for blue-chip client IBM. Today Brad lives in Manhattan, NY
with his wife, April (Nicole) Daniels Balckmon (’99), and their son.