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Linda Bumgarner

Executive Creative Director

Linda has been at VML since 2006 and is responsible for overseeing the creative work of a team of creative directors, producers, editors, motion graphics artists, art directors, copywriters and designers. She manages the shared creative services groups across VML offices in North America, including the creative services studio, design, print and integrated production teams.

Linda has worked on a wide variety of accounts during her time at VML, including Southwest Airlines, Revlon, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Gatorade, Eggo, Electrolux/Frigidaire, Kellogg, Hostess Brands, Sprint and Tom’s of Maine. 

She has earned honors from Cannes, the New York Festivals, One Show Interactive, the Effie Awards, the American Advertising Awards, South by Southwest Interactive, the Tomorrow Awards, the Spikes Asia, the Webby Awards and more. 

A graduate of the University of Kansas, Linda earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in visual communications with an emphasis in graphics and a minor in journalism with an emphasis in advertising.