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Justin Ellis has over 15 years of experience in creative and digital strategy, working in a variety of communications disciplines at both global and boutique agencies. During his career, Justin has worked with numerous clients on programs related to sustainability, internal communications, crisis, and other corporate communications challenges. Justin has experience leading a variety of creative programs including creative strategy development, strategic digital planning and execution, brand development, crisis communications, corporate communications, internal communications, and marketing.
Justin spent nearly 10 years at global communications firm FleishmanHillard as a creative and digital leader working with clients including Aclara, Boy Scouts of America, Chevrolet, Gatorade, General Motors, Google, Purina, and Rawlings. Justin has also worked on global projects for Dell, Laird, Piper Aircraft, Rackspace, and Washington University. Justin helped lead the strategy for the redesign and build of Berry Plastic’s corporate website with an emphasis on streamlining and simplifying the experience of navigating a diverse set of products across
a wide array of industries. His work with Enterprise Holdings (parent company of Alamo, National, and Enterprise car rental brands) helped simplify employee communications across a diverse and largely mobile workforce. Justin also worked with Anheuser-Busch InBev to help tell their SmartBarley story on the web as part of their sustainability initiatives.
Justin graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems with a minor in music, He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.