A Detroit (rhymes with Theut) native, Gary Theut’s formative client service years were with J. Walter Thompson on the Ford business. Despite his love for the Motor City, the burgeoning San Francisco ad world called.
After nearly a decade of traditional experience with JWT, The Martin Agency, and Publicis Hal Riney, Gary shifted focus to interactive at Lot21 (Carat), and then AKQA—where he developed groundbreaking work for Bank of America, McDonald’s, Coke, and Microsoft.
As VP of Account Service at Pereira & O’Dell and Associate Partner at Muh-Tay-Zik-Hof-Her, Gary’s leadership and love of creative helped build these start-ups into global A-List shops.
Gary’s Rule of Three: Family Time • Muscle Cars • Sydney, the Puppy