07.13.18

Six things you didn’t know about Aaron Walton

One risks sounding pretentious when name-dropping friends like Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson. Aaron Walton doesn’t. The co-founder of Walton Isaacson, who placed Brando in a commercial and toured with Jackson while working for Pepsi, has had a colorful history which has included runway modeling (the way he tells it, almost by accident) and meeting his future husband by rescuing […]

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07.11.18

Aaron Walton featured in AdAge’s Out of the closet, into the C-suite

While that stifling environment helped maintain the status quo, it took a toll on people trying to toe the line—not just in their personal lives, but in their output. “LGBT and gay culture existed but was not celebrated in corporate America,” Walton says. “The more I suppressed that part of who I was, the more I was not delivering everything […]

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05.28.18

AdAge names WI’s Ayiko Broyard a Woman to Watch in 2018

The 24 women on this year’s list have engineered company turnarounds, forged new business models and burned down existing ones. But our Women to Watch Class of 2018 is united in another regard: They are catalysts for change within the industry and within the world at large. The marketing industry is in a unique position to shape attitudes and culture. […]

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04.26.18

Walton Isaacson EVP, Ayiko Broyard receives one of marketing highest honors for women.

ColorComm, Inc., the nation’s premier platform addressing diversity and inclusion from across the communications, marketing, media, and advertising arenas will host its 5th Annual ColorComm Circle Awards honoring six change makers in the industry.  The ColorComm Circle Awards currently serves as the only Awards Ceremony to honor women of color in communications. The Awards Dinner will take place during ColorComm’s […]

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03.17.18

Ad Age taps Aaron Walton Small Agency Awards

Fourteen top agency executives and creatives have signed on to judge Ad Age’s Small Agency Awards. Now in its ninth year, the event is a conference and awards program that recognizes independent shops with under 150 employees that are do great work, kill it in new business, foster an excellent culture and thrive financially. Read the full story

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03.09.18

Walton Isaacson saw the potential to link with a cultural event

Car manufacturers featuring their vehicles in comic book movies isn’t anything new. However, as AutoNews.com states in an article, Lexus’ multicultural marketing agency, Walton Isaacson, openly admits that the idea to for collaboration and product placement in Black Panther represented an opportunity to link the car maker with a cultural event. Read the full story

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02.24.18

Walton Isaacson Brokered Partnership Between Lexus and Marvel for ‘Black Panther’

In Marvel Studio’s Black Panther movie, one of the most captivating scenes in the film was undoubtedly the car chase scene featuring a Lexus LC. Walton Isaacson, an ad agency co-founded by black advertising guru Aaron Walton, was responsible for bringing the partnership to life and he said it happened organically.  Two years ago, he said, his team had a […]

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