leaving the frigid winters of Minnesota for the warmer business
environment of Atlanta, Kurt Tausche quickly became recognized as one
of the Southeast's hottest creative talents.
Now, a storied
career as a creative director, art director, designer, copywriter and
strategist has adorned his many caps with many feathers: namely, more
than 500 awards for creative excellence -- including 10 Best-of-Shows
-- in competitions from Minnesota to Florida, New York to California,
and London to Cannes.
Kurt won early attention with highly
productive stops at Carmichael-Lynch and Bozell Worldwide during the
creative renaissance in Minneapolis. As executive creative director at
Earle Palmer Brown, founding partner of hotshop Tausche Martin
Lonsdorf, and president of the venerable Cole Henderson Drake in
Atlanta, he continued to build on his reputation for growing talent,
agency billings, and most importantly, clients' sales.
been named Creative Director on ADWEEK's Southeast All-Star Team, voted
Top Creative Director by The Atlanta Business Chronicle and listed
among the 100 Best & Brightest by Advertising Age.
up in Wisconsin, where the Midwestern work ethic taught him to always
strive for improvement, to work until the chore is done -- and done well -- and to respect everyone around him.
He's found those lessons to be applicable in any climate.