2022 Akron-Canton

American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is a highly respected event that rewards and recognizes the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. If you are a creative professional, consider submitting work today.

MEET THE JUDGES 

The American Advertising Awards are nothing without our wonderful judges. Get to know these professional powerhouses below!

Brandon Scott

Pavilion, Brand Director | East Peoria, IL

 

Brandon Scott has 10+ years of experience working with brands and everything creative design, from traditional printmaking to social media content. As a former associate creative director for Gelia, he had a deep understanding of traditional and digital design, with an expertise in video content creation. Now leading as Brand Director for Pavilion, a NYC tech startup, he works to scale the brand internally and find creative solutions to delight members.

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Sinkowski

Pacers Sports & Entertainment, Digital Marketing & Design Manager | Indianapolis, IN

Kaitlyn Sintkowski is a Digital Marketing & Design Manager at Pacers Sports & Entertainment where she manages the digital brand of the most widely used public building in Indiana. As a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington with a focus in graphic design and former Digital Content Manager at Emmis Communications, she combines her passion for digital and traditional communication to create a seamless experience for fans across all platforms. When she’s not working on the next big campaign or covering an event at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, she’s either visiting her hometown in Northwest Indiana, traveling the world, at her favorite yoga studio or supporting Indy’s music scene at another local venue.

 

Bill Starkey

Executive Creative Director, Quench | Philadelphia, PA

Bill is a student of the history of design and advertising, dedicated to positively impacting the future of the industry. Over 25 years a journeyman, he has worked with national and international brands including UnderArmour, BNY Mellon, Sealy, HBO and Virgin. He is currently the Executive Creative Director at quench in Philadelphia where he leads teams responsible for traditional digital and social media efforts. His work has been featured in CAPrint, Cannes, The Type Directors Club, The Twitter Awards and the One Show to name a few. Bill also sits on the board of AIGA Philadelphia, lectures on advertising and portfolio preparation at the University of Delaware (his alma mater), and is pursuing a graduate degree in Communication Design at Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. He lives in South Philly, yo, with his wife Heidi and Buster Brown the Shih Tzu. Sadly, Bill is of no relation to Ringo Starr.

 

 

 

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