Grizzard Communications Group announced today that the fundraising agency has hired Todd Bemis as Digital Creative Director and Strategist. Bemis brings almost 20 years of extensive agency experience leading design efforts for Fortune 100s and major international nonprofits to Grizzard.
Bemis will focus on developing new digital products and offerings for Grizzard clients that help boost fundraising revenue, increase engagement and strengthen brands. Bemis was selected for his industry expertise in creative leadership, cross media nonprofit campaign development, site architecture, direct marketing, eCRM and eCommerce.
“Todd brings an extensive creative portfolio in both nonprofit fundraising and commercial direct marketing expertise to the agency,” said CEO Chip Grizzard. “With Todd’s background in architecture and design, and extensive experience in developing digital solutions for clients, we're excited about the expertise that he adds, and how this will enhance our clients’ online creative integration.”
Bemis has led creative direction for digital, social, mobile, emerging media, branding, and direct response campaigns. Nonprofit clients include the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, The March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Prison Fellowship, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and commercial clients include AT&T Wireless, Equifax, Black & Decker, The Home Depot, John Deere and many others.
Most recently, Bemis held the position of VP, Group Creative Director, Director of Interactive Strategy at BKV Advertising. Bemis holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
The 92-year-old Grizzard Communications Group (
) works with more nonprofits on integrated, multi-channel fundraising programs than any other agency in the United States. Through offices in Atlanta, Los Angeles and several other major U.S. cities, Grizzard serves nonprofits across America and internationally. Grizzard is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.
About Diversified Agency Services
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), manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes over 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.
About Omnicom Group Inc
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) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.