Tim Rodgers - 2014

Considered one of the leading advertising strategists in the region, Tim Rodgers had a notable, twenty-year career at DMB&B, after which he co-founded Rodgers Townsend with Tom Townsend in 1996, leading the company into becoming one of the most successful, award-winning agencies in the Midwest. In addition to winning every major international creative award, the agency was recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and was presented the Mayor’s “Spirit of St. Louis Award” for their ongoing commitment to providing pro bono advertising and marketing assistance to worthwhile charitable and community organizations. The agency was also regularly listed among St. Louis' “Best Places to Work.” cited for its egalitarian culture. In 2006, the company was acquired by Omnicom.