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JEFF STEINHOUR

Creative Agency Consultant

Are you getting invited to the best creative pitches?

Do you wonder what more you can do to convince clients to embrace creative-driven solutions? 

Do you secretly suspect that your agency's brand positioning, current staffing, or culture may be holding you back from reaching that next level of momentum?

After the wildest of rides in creative problem-solving as an original partner of CP+B, I'd like to help some next-gen creative agencies find their next gear.

 
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About

Jeff Steinhour has been in advertising for over 30 years and has worked in almost every consumer category imaginable. As an original Partner at CP+B he spent 24 years building the agency into its legendary spot amongst the best creative agencies in the world.

 

His leadership and ability to attract and grow talent helped the agency bloom from 40 employees to over 1,250 in eight offices around the world. He opened and launched CPB LA (2001), CPB Boulder (2006), CPB Stockholm (2008), and CPB London (2010).

Some of the accounts he led and managed include:

Nike

Under Armour

Schwinn

Coke Zero

Sprite

Molson

Best Buy

IKEA

Domino's

Applebee's 

Arby's

Met Life

American Express

Mercedes-Benz

VW

BMW/ MINI

Porsche

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Voyages

Turkish Airways

Microsoft

Charles Schwab

Hotels.com

During his tenure at CP+B the agency was named Agency of the Year nine times over a 15-year period.

 

And Ad Age named them Agency of the Decade in 2010.

 

The agency was also named the most awarded shop in the world six years in a row by The Gunn Report. 

 

And the accounts he has personally led have won 24 Lions at the Cannes Festival of Creativity.

 

Jeff has been an EFFIES Finals Judge six times in NYC. He serves on the Board of several university's Communication Schools and was Chairman of the Board of the VCU Brandcenter and a Board member there for 14 years in Richmond.

 
Services

I guide creative agencies to grow, shape their future or find their point-of-difference.  Something most agencies struggle with mightily.

Your pitch process, your talent pipeline, your staff's happiness and your creative reputation are all ways he can help with and bolster.

Most importantly, the ability to hone your agency's best offering and win more business is where I can add the most insight and value.

Here is where I can help:

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Creative agency consulting

Founder/Principal mentorship

Agency positioning analysis

Retention of staff and culture assessments

How to hire and train creative account people

Scope, letters of intent, contract negotiation

New business development strategy

RFPs & customized credential presentations

Client-side coaching

How to hire an ad agency

 

Recent Projects, Clients & Friends

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Miami-based, performance-focused digital media and marketing agency. Our superpower is creating and delivering online campaigns that move your prospects to take action. Digital is more than just our wheelhouse - it’s our passion. Helping brands reach their full digital potential - that’s our mission.

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Modern marketers need an Amalgam — an agency built for precision. We help companies grow with brand development, digital marketing, and content creation.

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Arts & Letters Creative Co.

We’re an independent creative company working in advertising and technology. We’re designed specifically to work alongside the evolving infrastructure of modern clients. Most importantly, we’re team players who are obsessed with ideas and bringing them to life.

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Bombay is a full-service advertising agency based in Mexico City and Buenos Aires in Argentina, which was the Global Grand Effie 2019 winner in Mexico.

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Digital Marketing and Media powerhouse who needed to reinvent and reinvigorate its reason for being and business proposition. Currently guiding DB through overall business positioning and brand credentials, new business development strategy and founder coaching.

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Envoy Group

A Connected Customer Experience Company.
Advertising Services, Integrated Marketing, Product Development, UI, Advertising, Data, and Product Design

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American EV company. Clean Future for All. Disruptive EMobility Technologies. Strive for the world’s most sustainable vehicles.

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Humanaut

Humanaut creates shareable content and highly-engaging campaigns for brands. We build brands and products from scratch for startups. We make random stuff that makes us laugh, just for fun. If you are innovating, re-imagining, or working to improve things for humans and the planet, we’d like to help.

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ADVERTISING. MARKETING. GIANT SLAYING. We can help you slay the giants that stand in the way of your success.

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made in july provides strategically-sound creative solutions for businesses often overlooked by traditional agencies. the truth is, we believe that great, insight-based creative can change lives for the better.

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Freelance Photographer : Commercial, Video, Portrait

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Majority

Majority is a marketing & advertising agency built upon a diversity-led talent model. Not just for a more equitable world, but because we know diversity is the ultimate competitive advantage for disruptive creativity that moves culture. And when you move culture, you move product.

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Predictive Intelligence on Emotions helps you grow existing customers, and acquire valuable new ones.  Clients apply Motista’s predictive intelligence to marketing, customer experience, and personalization. Since 2007, we’ve helped leading brands across categories - including financial services, retail, packaged goods, technology, B2B, hospitality, and healthcare - use customer emotions to accelerate growth.

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Mills / James

We craft and deliver experiences that deepen human connections and inspire people to care and act.

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The Palma Group

Helping creative brands, agencies and careers grow.

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We are a group of highly-creative, highly-collaborative individuals who’ve come together from the world’s top creative agencies. Collectively, we’ve produced some of the most ground-breaking and iconic work for many of the world’s most respected brands. Strange Animal isn’t for everyone. We’re not a big, cumbersome agency. You’re not paying for leather conference room chairs, foosball tables and an in-house cappuccino café. We’re virtual. We’re fast. And we’re 100% project-based.

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WORK Labs is a creative brand agency located in Richmond, Virginia. We’re always thinking. It’s what we do. Whether we’re creating an advertising campaign that will break through the clutter or bringing our own products to market, we know we are ultimately in the idea business. We publish books. We brew our own beer. We’re designers, writers, strategists, professors and students. And we’re all brought together by one common belief: nothing is more compelling than a smart idea, executed well.

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I've already done this stuff.
Let's see how I can help you.

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