Vice President and Executive Creative Director, Marketing, Grand Canyon Education (Grand Canyon University)
Chad Wilson is a Vice President and Executive Creative Director, Brand Marketing at Grand Canyon Education with over 22 years of advertising, marketing, and branding experience. Chad manages everything from strategic creative development and consumer research to dynamic media plans and multi-platform initiatives. He develops an effective purpose focused model delivering undeniable authentic stories. His work wins best in class performance metrics and has also lead work that’s won to many AMA and AAF ad industry awards. Over the last 13 years Chad's creative leadership has helped his premiere client, Grand Canyon University to become an undisputable force in higher education with brand campaigns that have contributed to the exponential growth from roughly 13,000 students to over 115,000. Chad's passion to develop effective work is only part of the story, he's also crazy about his non work life and is married to a fiery redhead, has 10 year old boy and girl twins and a fun English cream golden retriever. He's an avid ultra-trail runner and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt. He can either run from you or strangle you. Depends on the day.