Established PaintBox Laboratories, LLC in 2006, after 15+ years of multicultural and general market experience. A creative visionary and strategist, Chris has focused his creative talents on integration of new, interactive and entertainment media.
During his time with (or prior to) PaintBox Labs, Chris has worked for several of the top advertising agencies including PACE Communications, GlobalHue, R2C Group, SpikeDDB, Digitas, Momentum, MRM//McCann, Cline Davis Mann, TBWA/Chiat/Day, UniWorld Group, Deutsch, Havas, and Ogilvy & Mather.
Since 2016, Chris has served as a creative consultant to several agencies on new business acquisitions. More recently, helping PACE secure the FY17 holiday in-store radio production campaign for Walmart and GlobalHue land their first digital assignment with St. Jude’s Research Hospital. In addition, his work in 2003, helped McClain Finlon Advertising win the $20 million Budget Truck Rental account and The Cartel Group (a Hispanic agency in San Antonio) win the $10 million Church’s Chicken account. Both efforts generated new revenue flow for the agencies totaling millions of dollars.
In the year 2000, as a Senior Creative at Deutsch, he co-created a national campaign for Domino’s Pizza called “Bad Andy. Good Pizza.” which helped win the account worth $100 million dollars.
Chris has successfully managed and created breakthrough advertising for a number of blue chip brands across several categories and mediums:
Cadillac, Chevrolet Hispanic, Ford, Volvo
Adobe, Intel Duo Core Processor, Hewlett-Packard, MCI, 1-800-Collect, IBM
Children’s Cancer Association, St. Jude Children’s Research Center, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, WNBA NY Liberty, Karen Klein Anti-Bullying Foundation, Project54Tour, New Tang Dynasty TV, Nike Gear Project
A&W Rootbeer, Black & Decker, Coca-Cola, 3Musketeers, Post Cereal, Truist Skin Care, Luster’s, Oster, Tanqueray
Aim Mutual Funds, Bank of America, Amex Open, AMEX Business Insights, US Bank, PCH, Bank One
Surron Music & Publishing Company, We Are Family TV, Essence Music Festival, Play.Surron
AutoZone, Burger King, Church’s Chicken, New Balance, McDonald’s, Walmart, Budget Truck Rental, Domino’s Pizza, GNC
Cunard, MapQuest.com, Criss Cross African Safari
Aricept, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Otsuka, NY-Presbyterian, Raptiva