CHICAGO, USA // Liz Taylor is an award-winning, unique creative leader, with a relentless drive for creative excellence and a commitment to strong collaboration across all agency disciplines. As chief creative officer of one of the largest offices of FCB, an Interpublic Group global creative ad agency, Liz oversees teams working with a diverse group of marketers, including Michelob Ultra, Bud Light, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV), Fiat Chrysler, Glad, Valspar, Boeing and Comcast.
Liz’s leadership has led to numerous impactful and industry-changing campaigns, including the agency’s work on the ICHV’s “Teddy Gun” initiative, Radio Flyer and Archer, a new line of men’s grooming and household products, which collectively garnered 12 Cannes Lions in 2017.
Over the course of her career, Liz has worked with marketers spanning Kimberly-Clark, Morton Salt, Pinnacle Vodka, S.C. Johnson and Dove, and her work has earned some of the industry’s top accolades, including Cannes Lions, One Show and Clio awards.
Most recently, Liz was recognized for powering change through creativity by being named to Ad Age’s “Women to Watch,” as well as being selected as an Adweek Creative 100 honoree. In 2016, Liz encouraged FCB Chicago to join Free the Bid, and now, 95% of the agency’s bids include a female director. In 2017, she served as an inaugural judge of the Athena Advertising Awards, held in conjunction with the 3% Movement, and is currently working with the organization to help drive and create more talent and culture initiatives. Additionally, Liz signed on to the Time’s Up/Advertising movement this year to help address inequality in the workplace.
Prior to joining FCB Chicago, Liz spent four years transforming the digital practice at Ogilvy & Mather as the agency’s Executive Creative Director of North America Digital + Social.
A Chicago native – with her husband, two teenagers and Goldendoodle – Liz is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin and Portfolio Center. When she’s not writing for work, she’s writing a memoir that she hopes will one day be published.