Lisa Bennett

Chief Creative Officer

TM Advertising in Dallas,TX.

Lisa Bennett (Dallas, TX) is currently the Chief Creative Officer of TM Advertising, part of McCann Worldgroup.  Prior to taking over the creative reins at TM, Lisa was Executive Vice President/Creative of North America for DDB Worldwide. In this role, Lisa led key client and new business efforts, had oversight to creative leadership development and served as Chair of DDB's North America Creative Council.

Before assuming the North American role, Lisa was Managing Partner, Chief Creative Officer of DDB West for 10 years. She transformed the San Francisco office by attracting a diverse group of talent and creating award-winning campaigns for clients such as Clorox, Green Works, Glad, ESPN and Kingsford. In addition, Lisa helped diversify the agency by bringing in new accounts such as Intel, ConAgra Foods, STP, McAfee and Benefit Cosmetics.

During her time at DDB, Lisa and her team were recognized by Cannes International Festival of Creativity (the Oscars of the Advertising industry) across a wide range of categories including a Cannes Gold Lion in Media, Silver Lion in Outdoor, Bronze Lion in Design and multiple Bronze Lions in Film. They were also recognized at top International industry award shows including the CLIO Awards, One Show, NY Festivals, Webby’s and the Effie’s.

Prior to joining DDB, Lisa was Executive Creative Director at Leo Burnett where she led the creative charge on iconic brands such as McDonald’s, Disney, Heinz, Delta Airlines and Coca Cola. 

Lisa has served on International juries for the 2014 D&AD Integrated Marketing, Earned Media & Innovative Jury; the 2013 and 2009 Cannes International Festival of Creativity Film Juries; CLIO Awards and One Show.  She was named as one of Advertising Age’s “21 to Watch in the 21st Century and one of Business Insider’s top 10 “Most Creative Women in Advertising.” Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Texas.