Wesley is founder of Morgan Studio/East, a firm dedicated to helping companies with planning, design and execution of sustainable strategic marketing communications programs. Highlights of this venture include a successful new
product launch to HVAC industry, a trade and editorial support program for a food color ingredient manufacturer, a systematic direct marketing effort targeting healthcare decision-makers and projects ranging from strategy development to writing copy.
Wes began his career as a graphic designer and eventually worked as an account manager in advertising agencies on a long list of notable brands including Pepsi, Matchbox Toys, Burger King, SeaPak and FarmRich frozen foods. He has served in corporate chief marketing officer roles in St. Louis as Director of Corporate Communications, Vice President of Marketing and Director of Global Communications at Clayco, HBE and Thermadyne (which is now Victor Technologies). He earned his MBA with a marketing concentration from the University of Miami (FL) where he also completed his Bachelor’s degree (a double major in graphic design and creative writing).
Morgan has been a chapter leader with the American Marketing Association for more than a dozen years. He is also an active member of AdFed (AdClub), PRSA and BMA.