Chuck Porter joined the Crispin Agency in 1988 as Creative Director and Partner after a long career as an award-winning freelance copywriter. The agency was renamed Crispin & Porter, and within three years, it doubled in size and became one of the top 15 creative shops in the country. His many years of leadership have helped CPB earn the honor of AdAge’s Agency of the Decade. Chuck has served as judge or jury chairman at the Clios, Andy Awards, D&AD Awards in London and Cannes Lions, among others. Previously he was Chairman of the American Association of Advertising Agencies and co-chairman of Advertising Week in New York – North America’s preeminent communications industry event.In 2015, Chuck was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame. He also serves as chairman of the Advisory Board of Boulder Digital Works at the University of Colorado, as well as the non-profit Digital Works Institute in New York. Along with Martha Stewart and Michael Dell, he was named one of Inc. Magazine’s “Entrepreneurs We Love.” The Wall Street Journal also featured one of those stippled drawings of him, which made his mother really proud. A Presidents Club member at the University of Minnesota, Porter funds a student award in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Crispin Porter + Bogusky / Chairman/Partner