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John Pohlman

Executive Vice President / Executive Creative Director

You’re looking at one of our agency’s most respected leaders. You’re also looking at a man on a mission to see as many rock shows as humanly possible. As Executive Creative Director and EVP of Lawrence & Schiller, John is an agency partner and a founding architect of our award-winning creative department. Over the years he’s worn many hats, from Copywriter and Broadcast Producer to a mentor and coach for the agency’s creative team. Beyond creative direction, he also helps guide our clients on overall marketing strategy, serving as a member of Taco John’s national menu committee. He’s an active member of the University of South Dakota’s Student Media Advisory Board and was awarded the South Dakota Advertising Federation’s Creative Legacy Award in 2014. Prior to joining L&S, John worked in television and earned his BS in English/Mass Communications from the University of South Dakota.