April 13, 2022 – Endeavor, the coworking and shared office space community in downtown Greenville’s ONE tower, announces that Susan Credle, the global chair and global chief creative officer of the award-winning global agency, FCB (Foote, Cone & Belding) will speak at its next Collaborators & Cocktails speaker series. The event is co-sponsored by Joan Herlong & Associates/Sotheby’s International Realty and Nexsen Pruet and will take place on May 9 from 5:00 – 7:15 PM at Endeavor. A Greenville native and Christ Church Episcopal School alum, Credle will share her career journey from starting as a temp receptionist to working her way up, becoming the first female chief creative officer of a global agency.
Credle is one of the industry’s leading creatives and an important voice representing women and diversity. She is responsible for the iconic M&M’s “Human” ad and Allstate’s “Mayhem” campaign and is the recipient of numerous industry accolades, including: Ad Age’s “100 Most Influential Women,” Business Insider’s “Most Creative Women in Advertising,” induction into AAF’s Hall of Achievement, and a Matrix Awards honor by New York Women in Communications. As the first female chairperson of The One Club for Creativity, Credle champions rising creative talent and advocates for industry inclusion.
“Susan was our very first speaker for our Collaborators & Cocktails series in 2016, and we are thrilled to welcome her back for Endeavor’s sixth anniversary,” says Joe Erwin, president of Endeavor. “Whether you are a creative or responsible for the business side of a brand, this is an excellent opportunity to hear from one of the best creative minds in the advertising industry.”
Prior to joining FCB, Credle spent over twenty years at BBDO and was previously chief creative officer of Leo Burnett USA. Upon joining FCB in 2016, she reignited the network to elevate the impact of its work which resulted in FCB’s strongest performance at Cannes Lions 2020-2021, where it was named Global Network of the Year.
Important event details:
- Networking will take place from 5:00 – 5:45 PM, followed by presentation and Q&A beginning at 5:45. The event will conclude with networking until 7:15.
- Seating is limited. To RSVP, request an invitation at [email protected] (no walk-ins).
- Event is free to Endeavor members. Non-member tickets are $30.
Endeavor is a membership-based co-working and shared office space community for creative and entrepreneurial professionals, as well as corporate teams and business travelers. Endeavor’s premium location in the ONE Development in Greenville, SC provides members with state-of-the-art work and meeting spaces, and uniquely, surrounds them with a diverse array of peers who offer a broad range of services and experience. Training opportunities, networking events and business consulting are available for the professionals who call Endeavor home every day, as well as business team members across the region. Endeavor has been recognized as the winner of the Coworker Member’s Choice Award for Greenville, SC. For more information, visit endeavorgreenville.com.