Chip is a former United States Marine. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant when he was just twenty years old. Chip is a 1984 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. His degree is in Business Administration. Chip is a 25+ year advertising executive who has worked as a Creative Director for the largest ad agencies in the world. Chip began his ad career at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Then, 3 years later, he took a position at Foote, Cone & Belding, also in Chicago. Chip also worked at Bozell Worldwide in Orange County, CA, D’Arcy in St Louis, MO and Foote, Cone & Belding in California. He has developed numerous award- winning campaigns for his agency’s biggest blue-chip accounts. Chip is a graduate of Chicago’s famed Second City Improv Troop. He was the head writer and a lead actor in the show: “Fourteen People and a Guy Named Chip” performed on the main stage at Second City.