Shanteka SigersCreative Director, GSD&M

Shanteka Sigers is a little Clair Huxtable, a little Don Draper and a whole lot of Hannibal from the A-Team. She loves it when a plan comes together.

Currently she is a Creative Director at GSD&M. Over her career she has directed creative efforts for Northwestern Mutual, McDonald’s, AT&T, Verizon, Chevrolet, Toyota, P&G, General Mills, Allstate, Nationwide, and truth.

Business Insider lists her as one of the Most Creative Women in Advertising. Black Enterprise has twice named her one of the Top Women Executives in Advertising and Marketing. Complex Magazine called her one of the Top Creative Innovators.

Sigers has waxed poetic at South by Southwest Interactive, 3% Conference, Texas Conference for Women and was interviewed in Communication Arts Interactive. She teaches Cultural Fluency and Branding at University of Texas, Austin. Occasionally there are posts to her award-winning potty-mouth mommy blog, Library of Maternal Nagging.

Shanteka earned a degree in Radio Television and Film from Northwestern University and is earning an MFA from New York University.