Mr. Souder will be taking personal time with his family, said agency President Jim Smith.
Ground Zero was founded seven and a half years ago by Mr. Souder and his co-creative director, Court Crandall, along with Mr. Smith. The shop, with 75 employees and billings of $90 million, includes clients such as the California Department of Health (handling its anti-smoking initiative) as well as ESPN2, for which the shop has won several creative awards. -- Alice Z. Cuneo
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