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Do smart, memorable work.
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Always remember, life is too short to be chicken.
Creating talk value. Attracting media attention. Building client relationships. Mentoring young teams. Winning business. Generating record sales. Selling strong concepts to tough crowds. Earning local, national and international award recognition from Chicago to New York to London to Cannes.
Gatorade, Porsche, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Samsung, Mars Global, John Deere, PepsiCo, Disney, Kraft, Dell, Phillips Norelco, McDonalds, Blockbuster, NHL, Unilever, Discover Card, Intel, Children’s Memorial Hospital (Now Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago), All State, Frito Lay, Pfizer, IZZE soda, ADM, Cruzon Rum, Bud Light, Lowe’s, Team 48 Racing, ConAgra, Motorola, Worx, Blackberry, Rockwell Tools, Sears, Hillshire Farms, Sentry, Partnership for a Drug Free America, Basil Hayden, Lakeshore Athletic Clubs, Private Bank, Nutrien, Illinois Department of Tourism, Miller Genuine Draft, Intel, Mist TWST, American Family Insurance, 7-Eleven, The Rebuilding Warehouse, Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppe, Heinz Pet Food, NBA Cares, Kimberly Clarke, Laughing Cow Cheeses, International Olympic Committee, Firestone, Avion Tequila, Orkin Pest Control, USMC, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Barclays of London, Tropicana, Heinz Ketchup, Potash Corp, Foster's Lager, Kraft Salad Dressings, MIO, The Peace Journey, Sealed Air, Harris Bank, Dubble Bubble, Barnes Jewish Women & Infants Center, PODS, Nintendo/Konami, Maxwell House, Cartridge World, Ingredion, ALVIES, Starbucks, The Rehabilitation Institute (now the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab), The Art Institute of Chicago, WOW!
"Greg is the most prolific idea machine I have worked with. Paired with a very strategic sense which allows him to sell work that is surprising and effective. He was one of my first partners whom I learned the ability to think big and let the details follow. I continue to marvel at his enthusiasm and dedication to finding an opportunity in every project big or small. If you want unconventional thinking, ideas that win business or powerful stories to elevate a brand -- call Greg."
One of the most fearless executive producers I've ever known -- Ed Maroni Sr. who, at the age of 19, was a waste-gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress -- once told me that you know when your idea is good by the caliber of directors who return your phone call. The following are a few of the high-caliber filmmakers I've had the opportunity to work with when they called back: Baker Smith, Sam Raimi, Gore Verbinski, Mark Pellington, James Gardner, Bob Richardson, Tarsem Singh, Steve Chase, Peter Darley Miller, Hank Perlman, The Brothers Strause, CRIC, Rodrigo, Joe Pytka, Charles Wittenmeier, Michael Downing, Eric Saarinen, Colin Gregg, Michael Haussman, Michael Chaves, Tim Godsall ...
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Gregory Oreskovich, Writer/CD, dedicated to the craft of forging insights into ideas.