As Managing Director, Client Services for R/GA California, Chad Wilson is responsible for shaping and leading strategic client partnerships for the R/GA California offices.
After over a decade with the company, Chad has made significant contributions to major R/GA accounts, including Samsung where he led the team that created the brand’s 360 Flagship device launches and helped to develop their first-ever membership program, subscription program, and content series, Samsung /make. During his tenure on the account, R/GA’s work for Samsung won awards from all major industry shows, including the Cannes Lions. Most recently, Chad has helped to develop Shopify’s first-ever master brand campaign and its launch in the US and Canada.
Prior to R/GA, Chad spent nearly 5 years at Crispin Porter Bogusky shaping major product launches for Volkswagen America and reimagining American Express’s OPEN Forum small business resource hub. He began his career at GSD&M in Austin, Texas, where he worked on the Southwest Airlines, Walmart, and US Air Force accounts.
Chad holds a degree from Texas State University, where he majored in Advertising with a minor in Psychology. He has lived in some of America’s smallest towns and largest cities, having grown up in Liberty Hill, TX.