1994 – Detroit, Michigan
Marcie Brogan received her B.A. from Ursuline College for Women and her M.A. from the University of Detroit. In 1972 she left academics for advertising, joining W.B. Doner as a copywriter and soon winning major creative awards. In 1974 she moved to London to work as senior copywriter, later moving to Brussels to run a copywriting service. In 1977 she became creative director of two Campbell-Ewald offices in The Netherlands. In 1980 Marcie returned to America, rejoining W.B. Doner as creative vice president. Then, in 1984, she opened a full-service marketing communications agency. Active in the community, Marcie is on the boards of United Way, Community Services, the Detroit Boy Scouts, the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade and chairs the Michigan Health Committee. She served her profession as chair of the Michigan Council of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, as board member of the Adcraft Club, the Detroit Creative Directors Council and the National Advertising Review Board. Awards include Clios, Athenas, Cadds, Addys and Emmys. Other honors include Detroit’s Adwoman of the Year and Detroit’s Agency Manager of the Year. Her agency was named a Workplace Of The Future by the Women’s Economic Club of Detroit and was designated a High-Performance Workplace by the U.S. Department of Labor. A popular speaker and generous mentor, Ms. Brogan lives in Birmingham with her husband and children.