Bruce DeFrees

evp client development + planning

Bruce has managed to carve out a successful career in the creative world using both sides of his brain … just not at the same time. He has developed award-winning, integrated campaigns for nearly 20 years, both as a creative director and client wrangler. His contagious enthusiasm for the ideation process makes him a client favorite, and the occasional box of donuts makes him a favorite around the office.

Bruce has concepted and produced innovative programs for some of the world’s most popular brands, including Warner Bros. (Harry Potter, Superman, Batman, AngieScooby Doo), FremantleMedia (American Idol, America’s Got Talent, XFactor), Chevron/Texaco, Dole, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Turner, Gulfstream, and many others.


past brand experience:
AT&TBeringerCaptain MorganChevronCartoon NetworkCombosDark NightDisneyDoleHarry PotterAmerican IdolPabst Blue RibbonM&M-MarsThe Price is RightSeaWorldSmirnoffSuperman ReturnsUSA NetworkWarner Bros.Wendy's