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Matt Pruett, Chris Cima joins Barkley as creative directors
Chris Cima
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.
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Barkley has hired Matt Pruett and Chris Cima as creative directors. Prior to joining the Kansas City-based agency, Cima was a creative director at Victors & Spoils and R/GA, where he led teams on Royal Caribbean, Crocs, Verizon and The New York Times. Earlier in his career he worked at TM Advertising, where he held the challenging task of rebranding American Airlines after 9/11. At Barkley, Cima works as creative director on Spirit Airlines, Missouri Lottery, Britax, WaWa, and Big O Tires.

Pruett comes over to Barkley from Olson and previously worked at Carmichael Lynch and Colle+McVoy on a wide range of clients including Subaru, Jack Link’s Snacks, Indian Motorcycle, and Bissell Floor Care. In his creative director role at Barkley, he helps lead efforts on Dairy Queen, Russell Athletic and Dice, and helps drive new business. 

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