ThomasARTS Appoints Executive Director of Creative & Business Development
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah– February 5, 2016 – ThomasARTS, a full-service, consumer-engagement and experience company, recently hired Tom Pratt to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. Tom Pratt joins the firm with 30 years of experience in the advertising industry as a creative director, having spent the last 10 years at McGarry Bowen in New York City, where he worked on major campaigns for large corporate accounts like Disney, HP, Verizon and Marriott and was the creative lead on JPMorgan Chase and Crayola.
“I am so excited to be joining ThomasARTS and to be working on developing new creative opportunities for the agency,” said Pratt. “I really admire the company’s philosophy that encourages great agency–client relations; quality work; and doing it all in a nurturing, creative environment.”
Tom’s previous work as a creative director includes developing the American Express “Membership Has Its Privileges” campaign in the 1980s, updating the look of AT&T’s corporate identity in the 1990s with the “It’s All Within Your Reach” campaign, helping launch the new Chase Bank after its merger with Bank One, as well as writing and directing spots for Crayola and other large corporations. Tom’s work has been recognized in Adweek’s list of Best Spots of the Decade and has won a Gold Effie, an Addy and the Grand Award at the New York Festivals.
ThomasARTS CEO Dave Thomas said, “Tom’s wealth of experience has already made him an important addition to ThomasARTS. We are confident that with his help, we will continue to grow as a company and expand our creative opportunities. Not only does Tom have the skills and talent necessary for the job, he also is a person of great character. We couldn’t be happier to have him join our team.”
About ThomasARTS ThomasARTS is a full-service marketing communications firm with offices in Utah; New York; Washington, D.C.; California; Texas; and Minnesota. Our objective is simple: get our clients noticed, believed and remembered by doing work that is unexpected, engaging and consistent. We provide services across all marketing platforms to drive real growth for clients in a diverse range of industries, including health care, banking, technology, automotive, real estate and consumer products. For more information, visit www.thomasarts.com or call 801.451.5365.