Derek Walker

Derek Walker is the founder of agency Brown & Browner in Columbia, S.C.

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Jerome Jones Creates Classic JCPenney Ad

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A campaign featuring a Black baby increased sales for the retailer.

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Jetta Bates Vasilatos Shares Story of Gullah Geechee Culture

Leadership & Talent

A documentary she worked on explored a little-known piece of American history

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Advertising Greats Face Off in Craig Brimm’s Game

Leadership & Talent

A game he created let players choose their favorite creatives.

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Ladi Fatade’s Network for Creatives of Color

Leadership & Talent

He co-founded an organization to connect creatives of color with job opportunities and resources.

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Lawrence Alexander Helps Spectrum Stand Out

Leadership & Talent

He worked on a series of TV spots for the brand that starred comedians and influencers.

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Profiles in Black Creativity: Jim Glover Introduces McDonald’s Breakfast to America

Agencies

The spot helped the chain spread the word about its newest menu items.