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Stefanie Gunning
Group SVP, Creative
GCI Health

NEW YORK, USA // Throughout her nearly 20-year career, Stefanie has partnered with a wide range of clients to develop breakthrough strategies and creative programs.

She’s helmed several high-profile, award-winning campaigns around chronic diseases, including adult ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, asthma, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, heart failure, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and multiple types of cancers. Notable among the projects she’s launched is AstraZeneca’s CVMD Covid-19 response program, Our Hearts Are Open, a major tentpole of which was a broadcast TV spot produced over a lightning fast six weeks in the earliest days of the pandemic.

A copywriter by trade, Stefanie has led creative teams at MTV Networks, MRM, Digitas, MRY, and Edelman. Her prior experience spans entertainment, consumer health products, consumer electronics, and financial services, working for clients such as Nick@Nite, TV Land, NickJr, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Samsung, Coca-Cola, Danone, Neutrogena, and Women’s Rogaine. She was the writer on the 2005 TV Land Awards Digital All Access Pass, which won the first Emmy Award for the network.

Stefanie began her career in the New York theatre scene, working at the Manhattan Theatre Club. She’s a graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo and Robert McKee’s globally renowned STORY seminar.