MEET THE FOUNDER/CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER: KENI THACKER
There are five types of thinkers: creative thinkers, analytical thinkers, intuitive thinkers, logical thinkers, and visionary thinkers. Keni is a pioneer of change and is committed to expanding diversity efforts, and the impact he has made on future leaders does not go unnoticed. A true exemplar of leadership, Keni an award-winning influencer and diversity advocate devoted to outreach programs and mentorship. On February 8th, 2017, he launched the Young Commodores program at J. Walter Thompson now Wunderman Thompson, a diversity initiative that provides college and high school advertising students with an opportunity to apply what they are learning in the classroom to real-life advertising and business. In 2017, he was named as one of the 4A's 100 People That Make Adverting Great, and this year has been featured as one of NV Magazines Champions of Inclusion. The City of New York / Borough of Brooklyn recognized his work with a Citation in the fall of 2019. And, in December of 2020, he was honored with the Bill Sharp Award for the Future of Advertising for his tenure of diversity work in the advertising industry from the Marcus Graham Project. While recently in 2021 he was honored by the Advertising Club of New York with their Innovator Award.