Kelly O’Keefe

Advisory Board

Kelly O’Keefe has been a branding innovator for more than 25 years and is an entrepreneur known for pioneering work in digital marketing, design, brand strategy and creativity. He is a professor and chair of the Creative Brand Management program at the Virginia Commonwealth University Brandcenter, the number one graduate advertising program in the country according to Creativity magazine. Kelly has been inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame and named Richmond Ad Person of the Year and Virginia Entrepreneur of the Year, while Adweek named his firm Agency of the Year. He has been a strategic brand advisor to clients like Capital One, Carmax, GE, ESPN, Walmart, UPS, Kitchen Aid, Sesame Street and the Colombian Coffee Federation. O’Keefe’s commentary on creativity and brands has been featured in hundreds of media outlets, including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, PBS, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Time and The Washington Post.