Jordan Zimmerman

Jordan Zimmerman

Founder & Chairman at Zimmerman Advertising
Miami, United States

Summary

Jordan Zimmerman is Founder, Chairman and architect of the Zimmerman Advertising empire, now the 14th largest advertising agency in the world with published billings in excess of $3 billion.
Jordan Zimmerman founded his company in 1984 working tirelessly, personifying an insane commitment to be the best. Jordan trademarked his own term, “Brandtailing®”- a maverick combination of long-term brand building and short-term sales boosting that delivers measurable results. This methodology became well known throughout the advertising industry and is the hallmark of Jordan Zimmerman’s success.
Jordan Zimmerman is known as “Advertising’s Bad Boy” and his list of winning clients is a “who’s who” of the retail world. His is the firm that is behind such great brands as ADT, Atlantis, AutoNation, Ashley Furniture, Boston Market, Carfax, CBS, Chico’s, Chuck E. Cheese, Consolidated Credit, Dish Network, Dunkin’ Donuts, Extended Stay America, Firehouse Subs, five Below, The Florida Panthers, The Fresh Market, hhgregg, Jamba Juice, Kanes, Lane Bryant, La-Z-Boy, Lennar, Logan’s Roadhouse, Lucky Brand, Michaels, Office Depot, Papa John’s, Party City, Pep Boys, Nissan, Saks Fifth Avenue, Soma, Tire Kingdom, Toys”R”Us, White Castle, White House Black Market, Modell’s, Advance America and many more. The list is long and impressive, and ever growing.
Through The Jordan Zimmerman Family Foundation, he generously supports the University of South Florida and its unrivaled Zimmerman Advertising Program (ZAP), a specialized program that he founded and continues to support.
Jordan believes strongly in philanthropy and giving back to the greater community. He is a Golden Circle Member of the National MS Society. Other organizations he supports include Cleveland Clinic Florida, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Jack & Jill Children’s Center, Take Stock in Children, Junior Achievement of South Florida, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Boca Raton Regional Hospital. 

Positions

Founder and Chairman
Fort Lauderdale, United States
January 1984 - Present (33 years 11 months)
Zimmerman Advertising, an Omnicom Group company, is the leading integrated, retail agency in the country. Zimmerman's clients represent some of the most prominent retail brands in the country, including hhgregg, Nissan, Party City, Dunkin' Donuts, Tire Kingdom, AutoNation, Boston Market, Advance America, Five Below, Smokey Bones and Michaels. Headquartered in South Florida, the agency has retail service offices throughout the country, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, andNashville. For information on the agency, visit http://www.zadv.com.

:: About Omnicom Group ::
Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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Education

MBA Mass Communications

Florida State University, Tallahassee
1975 - 1984 (9 years)
Activities and Societies: -Endows teaching program at USF (Zimmerman Advertising Program) -USF Board of Trustees -Partner to the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightening -Founder of Denise and Jordan Zimmerman Family Foundation, Inc. -Make-a-Wish-Foundation, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation -Board Member of Take Stock in Children -Trustee of Pine Crest Schools -Board Member of the Cleveland Clinic, Florida -1991 University of South Florida Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year -2004 South Florida Business Journal's Diamond Award -2006 South Florida CEO Magazine's "One Hundred Most Powerful People in South Florida" -2008 Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship's Hall of Fame -2008 University of South Florida's School of Mass Communications Kappa Tau Alpha Hall of Fame Award.

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