What: Chairman-chief experience officer
Where: Slack Barshinger, Chicago
Why: Slack Barshinger was named Agency of the Year by the Business Marketing Association in 2006 and won new clients such as Diebold, Rewards Network and USG. The agency created campaigns including Tellabs’ “Inspire the New Life,” a trade show promotion for Ao and an integrated marketing communications program for W.W. Grainger. It also opened a California office.