HY Connect is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Kevin Houlihan to the role of Executive Creative Director. Houlihan will oversee the growing team of Chicago creative directors, writers and art directors. Mark Catterson, former Executive Creative Director, has assumed the role of Chief Creative Officer and will oversee the creative for the agency as a whole.
“We have seen remarkable growth in recent years,” said Catterson. “Kevin’s leadership will bring a dynamic creative energy that will keep propelling the agency forward.”
Houlihan joined HY Connect in 2012 when the agency acquired Houlihan Madison Most, an agency co-founded by Houlihan and HY Connect Vice President, Account Director Brad Most. Brands that Houlihan has worked on in the past include American Express, AT&T, Kraft Foods, Smuckers and Bob Evans, among others. Houlihan is a native of New Hampshire, a graduate of College of the Holy Cross and a current resident of Oak Park, Illinois where he lives with his wife Dorothy and their three children.