Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:54 am

Brian Pettit, creative director at Hanson Dodge Creative in Milwaukee

Name: Brian Pettit
Title: creative director
Company: Hanson Dodge Creative
Company address: 220 E. Buffalo St.  Milwaukee, WI  53202
Company web site:  www.hansondodge.com
Industry: Brand Experience Design and Interactive Agency
Education: BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a certificate of Integrated Marketing from the University of Chicago, Graham School
Family: Two boys ages 8 and 6, and a magnificent wife.
Hobbies and Interests: Bikes, Motorcycles, food and travel.
Favorite movie: Ocean’s 11 (either version)
Favorite musician/band: “Ouch, too many to list but at the moment Arcade Fire.”
Favorite place to visit/vacation: Amalfi Coast of Italy
Favorite local restaurant: Café Hollander
Words to live by: “Go for it.”
What is your core philosophy for doing business?  “Risks are essential and safe will keep you mediocre.”
Who is your role model and why? “I could name a few famous individuals, but a dear friend of mine Jeff Castelaz, owner of Dangerbird Records and founder of the Pablove organization.  He has faced major adversity and shown superhuman resilience. He is a shock of energy and unafraid to just make things happen in this world.”
What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you? “Printable? Well…last summer I fell off a pier and into the water running from a firework I just lit.”

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