DWA Healthcare Communications Group is excited to announce that Patrick Kelley has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer (CCO). As CCO, Patrick is responsible for the creative community across DWA, establishing the strategic vision and excellence for all creative deliverables and platforms. He will also drive the translation of client marketing objectives and strategies into engaging solutions across all channel types and digital and traditional formats.
“Patrick has been a transformative leader since he came to DWA five years ago,” said Deborah Wood, CEO and owner of DWA Healthcare Communications Group. “He has been a continuous voice and collaborator to drive our medical education to new creative levels. From Introducing augmented-reality and experiential education as an agency offering, to rebuilding and restructuring our creative department, Patrick has ensured our creative team is at the vanguard of medical education.”
Serving for the last three years as Executive Vice President of Creative at Avant Healthcare (a member of the DWA network of agencies), Patrick has over twenty years of experience originating award-winning creative across digital and traditional platforms. He has held creative leadership roles at J. Walter Thompson, TMP Worldwide, and Big YAM, the Parsons Agency with numerous creative excellence awards and numerous achievements in building and growing household name brands across a multitude of channels and platforms.
Founded in 1994, DWA Healthcare Communications Group is a recognized leader in the development and dissemination of innovative medical education strategies that are creative and compliant. A woman-owned business and certified diversity supplier, DWA partners with clients in the life sciences industry to generate rigorous scientific exchange among healthcare professionals in the mission to positively impact patient care.