Venables, Bell & Partners
Greg Bell is founder and co-creative director of San Francisco-based Venables, Bell & Partners. As group creative director of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Bell was running over $200 million in account billings while creating award-winning work for clients such as Discover Card, Netflix, Pacific Bell, Isuzu, Hewlett-Packard, Polaroid and Sutter Home. Prior to Goodby, Bell was the youngest vice president at Cliff Freeman & Partners in New York. Among his awards are ADDYs, ANDYs, Cannes Gold and Silver Lions, Clios, D&AD, multiple Effies, Kelly Awards, One Show and industry magazine awards from Ad Age, Adweek and Communication Arts. In 1995 Dick Clark handed him the $100,000 Mercury Award (yes that’s for radio, yes Greg’s still an art director).