Glenda Goehrs will be speaking about her experiences in the advertising industry and how one would land an internship, job, or client in the advertising field. Goehrs was a former Vice President and Director of Publications at well-renowned advertising agency in Austin, GSD&M Idea City.
GSD&M Idea City is full-service agency holding accounts, such as Southwest Airlines, AT&T, John Deere and the American Red Cross. GSD&M started from the work of six students without any experience in the advertising field. Their small start of an agency is now one of the largest full-service agencies in the United States.
Glenda Goehrs also learned how to build from the bottom up helping to bring up billings at GSD&M from 25 million to approximately 2 billion. She is currently doing freelance writing and editing.
Glenda will be speaking at Texas State University at 11:00am in Old Main room 232 on Thursday October 23, 2008.