Steffan Postaer is the Chairman and Chief Creative officer of EuroRSCG Chicago. Prior to joining Euro RSCG, Steffan ran LBWorks (a Leo Burnett company), overseeing creative for Altoids, Handspring, Lexmark and Maytag, among others. A copywriter by trade, he is perhaps best known for his provocative work on behalf of those Curiously Strong Mints.
Steffan is the recipient of advertising's most prestigious awards including a Kelly Award, Best of Show, and gold and silver awards at competitions including the One Show, the Addys, and a Cannes Gold Lion. He is also a novelist. The Last Generation has been optioned by Touchstone Television for a TV series
Jim Andrews is the Senior Vice President/Editorial Director at IEG Sponsorship/Chicago. Jim, with two decades of sponsorship experience, is responsible for the editorial direction of IEG's publications and trainings, including its flagship biweekly newsletter, IEG Sponsorship Report, and the IEG Webinar Series. Among his responsibilities is oversight of IEG's annual report and forecast of overall sponsorship spending and the biggest spending companies, as well as the company's surveys on industry compensation and the opinions of sponsorship decision-makers.
A frequent guest on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg TV and other media, Jim has been a featured speaker at hundreds of sports, arts and marketing conferences around the world. He is a founding member of the advisory board for the Center for Sports Sponsorship & Sales of the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.
Prior to joining IEG, Jim had a brief career as a newspaper reporter. He is a former chairman and current member of the board of directors of Chicago's About Face Theatre.
A New York native, he earned bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun