Keith Reinhard Scholarship Winner
The Berlin School of Creative Leadership and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) are pleased to announce the winner of the Keith Reinhard Scholarship, Nikki Davis Crump, Vice President Account Director at Burrell Communications Group in Chicago, Illinois. The Keith Reinhard Scholarship honors Berlin School Board of Governors member and Chairman Emeritus of DDB Worldwide Inc., and provides the winner with full tuition for an Executive MBA Program at the Berlin School.
"I am honored and humbled that the Berlin School of Creative Leadership has chosen to grant a scholarship in my name,“ said Reinhard. "I am deeply grateful to the 4A’s for identifying four outstanding candidates for the award. I'd hire any one of them.”
Photo: Nikki Davis Crump.
"In the end, it was Nikki whose combination of proposals and aspirations won the day. She is clearly on her way to becoming an outstanding advertising industry leader and I know she'll be a star student at the Berlin School."
The Keith Reinhard Scholarship will be awarded in cooperation with the American Association of Advertising Agencies. The winner was selected from minority executive applicants working at an 4A’s member agency in the US.
"All of the finalists for the Keith Reinhard Scholarship of Excellence are shining examples of the type of leaders we need to continue to identify in our industry,“ said Nancy Hill, President and CEO, 4A’s."
"Diversity and inclusion at the senior management level, begins and ends with nurturing talent. We are honored to have worked with the Berlin School of Creative Leadership on this scholarship award, and so very proud of the winner, Nikki Davis Crump.“
Crump has been with Burrell Communications since 2003, working with such high-profile US clients as Coca-Cola, Verizon, Proctor & Gamble, and Allstate Insurance. Since 2009 she has been Account Director for the client American Airlines. For her Verizon campaigns, Crump received an Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Multicultural Excellence Honor in 2007 and the Mosaic Award, for advertiser of the year, in 2006.
"I'm excited to have the opportunity to learn from top leaders in the industry,“ Crump said. "This is a life-changing experience that will only enhance my ability to be an exceptional marketing leader."