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My first job in advertising — 17 years later

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I have been fortunate enough to be a part of the Current360 crew for nearly 17 years. When I first started—fresh out of school—there were 10 employees, and I was trying to land my feet at an advertising agency as a designer. After three interviews they agreed to bring me onboard and take a risk—since I did not have much real-world experience. But what sealed the deal for me, was a co-worker mixing margaritas in the kitchen for an impromptu Happy Hour on the Veranda. At that time we occupied the space on Story Avenue. The building had a gorgeous shady area that was the perfect spot for social hour after work.

Art Director to VP — Current360 let me grow

I guess you can say I grew up at Current—my adulthood life that is. Current has always been a place that welcomed fun, fresh ideas and gave me numerous opportunities to grow. From a production artist, to art director, to contract sales, to account coordinator/executive and now Vice President, I have learned so much these past 17 years, and I am thankful to call this place my second home.
Nick, Rick and Lisa you have always been wonderful mentors and teachers. I appreciate you giving me the freedom to grow and to carve out my place here. I look forward to more growth, opportunities and for the chance to give others the same. To Dennis and Kati, thanks for always being there for me and for being the best teammates a girl could ask for. I am proud of what we have accomplished, and I’m excited for the next C360 chapter. To the rest of the C360 crew, thanks for making us look good. It’s a pleasure to come to work every day and share our talents with others.
Here’s to 30 years and to 30+ more!

My favorite highlights over the past 30 years:

  • Rafting
  • Prank phone calls
  • Intercom phone
  • Dancing baby
  • Minnesota trip
  • Bakery Square move
  • CurrentLunches
  • Fear Factor
  • Kilowatts Softball
  • Fosson salad
  • Festival week shots!

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Ed Sharp

Ed brings 15 years of traditional and digital media sales experience to the agency, giving us a perspective most agencies don’t have. When he’s not working or seeking new knowledge, Ed hangs out with his wife, two kids, two dogs, one cat, and a hamster. And yes, the cat and hamster are best friends.

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