Colle+McVoy Welcomes Carmichael Lynch Vet Puja Shah as Creative Director

By Erik Oster 

Minneapolis agency Colle+McVoy hired Puja Shah as creative director on the global Invisalign account.

“Puja’s got the goods as a creative, a leader and a person. It’s an exciting time here right now, and we can’t wait to add her formidable talents to the mix,” executive creative director Laura Fegley, who joined Colle+McVoy from BBH New York last July, said in a statement. 

Shah joins the agency from Carmichael Lynch, where she has served as an associate creative director since January of 2015. Before joining Carmichael Lynch she served as a senior art director with fellow Minneapolis agency Olson for around a year and a half, working with brands such as Yoplait, University of Minnesota and Commerce Bank, followed by a short stint in the same position at Minneapolis independent agency Haberman. Before returning to Minneapolis, where she earlier served as n art director with Carmichael Lynch, she spent two years as a senior art director with RPA in Santa Monica, working with Honda and Acura. In addition to all the aforementioned brands, Shah has also worked with BMW, Porsche, Citibank, Kraft and Valspar over the course of her career.


Shah’s arrival follows the additions of Fegley last summer and group creative director Mark Andersen this past December. It was a busy summer for Colle+McVoy, which also saw the agency winning AOR duties for barbecue chain Famous Dave’s and welcoming senior strategist Maria Pazos