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Howard Ibach

Howard was an award-winning copywriter and creative director at a long list of well-known advertising agencies, notably Hoffman York & Compton in Milwaukee; DDB Direct, Team One Advertising, Direct Partners, Brierley & Partners, Rubin Postare & Associates, OgilvyOne, Grey Direct West (now G2) and Wunderman in Los Angeles; and Carlson Marketing Group and Campbell Mithun in Minneapolis. He also served as the director of advertising and creative services at Asset Marketing Services Inc., a leading collectable coin retailer, in Minneapolis.


He earned his BA from the University of Tampa and an MA from Brown University. He lives in Los Angeles where he teaches composition and literature at Glendale College and writes essays on the creative brief for his blog. Since 2012, he has volunteered with InsideOUT Writers, Inc., a public benefit corporation dedicated to assisting incarcerated youth.