Rich Levy

Rich Levy

Chief Creative Officer at FCB Health
New York, United States

About me

I got a journalism degree because I wanted to be an investigative reporter. But it wasn't creative enough for me. Thank heavens I bumped into Richard Weiss, a friend from Rider College. He was an Art Director for JRA Associates. He told me how cool advertising was as a career. I took his word for it -- and thus began a 25+ year career.

I have worked in virtually every product category -- with the exception of cars. I've sold beer, wireless phones, Coca-Cola, travel, shampoo, a baseball team, a bank, and much, much more.

Currently, I'm helping change the way medical advertising is created. It's a huge undertaking. But with a little creativity and a lot of hard work, I'm confident change will happen. For the better.

Executive Vice President/ Executive Creative Director
GSW Worldwide
United States
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Executive Vice President/Executive Creative Directo
New York, United States
2006 - 2008 (2 years)
Director of Brand Advertising & Integration
Verizon Wireless
United States
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
Creative Director
Bozell Kamstra New York
New York, United States
1996 - 2002 (6 years)
Executive Creative Director
New York, United States
1990 - 1996 (6 years)
VP/Associate Creative Director
New York, United States
1986 - 1989 (3 years)
Senior Copywriter
New York, United States
1985 - 1986 (1 year)
Copywriter
DMB&B
United States
1983 - 1985 (2 years)
Copywriter
Boston, United States
1982 - 1983 (1 year)
Copywriter
Arlington, United States
1980 - 1982 (2 years)
Copywriter
Strawbridge and Clothier
United States
1979 - 1980 (1 year)

Education

BA in Communications

1977 - 1979 (2 years)

Journalism

1975 - 1977 (2 years)

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