Before they were ad stars

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It’s no accident that Jim Ferguson became a creative director. He’s been separating the wheat from the chaff ever since he worked as a “diaper sorter” in a Texas laundromat as a teenager. “There was one bin for poop, one for pee and one for ‘what the hell did this kid have for dinner?’ ” he recalls.

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