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- Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2023
TMA names Rick Utzinger an ECD; Erin Wasson upped to EVP, managing director
People on the Move
TMA (The Marketing Arm) has made a couple of talent moves on the executive leadership front, bringing Rick Utzinger aboard as an executive creative director and appointing Erin Wasson, currently EVP of growth and development, to serve as EVP, managing director.
Utzinger arrives at TMA following his work at BBDO LA, where he contributed to the AT&T business. Prior to that, he was an ECD with Fallon in Minneapolis handling Arby’s, Silk, Samsung and Cooper Tires, among other clients and brands. He also served as a creative director at both David&Goliath and TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles. Utzinger has been recognized by Cannes, D&AD, The One Show and Clios for his work on Arby’s, Toyota, New Directions for Homeless Veterans, Miller Lite and The Grammy Awards.
Wasson has been with TMA for more than 12 years across two stints, first as an account director in the Chicago office, and later in growth and development, based in Dallas. Throughout her career she led accounts at agencies including DDB Chicago and Ogilvy.
TMA is part of Omnicom Group Inc.