New York, NY • June 27, 2017

Five DigitasLBi Talents Earn 2017 ADCOLOR Award Nominations & Honors

Marks the biggest class of ADCOLOR FUTURES for agency in one year 

ADCOLOR, the premier organization celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, announced their 2017 honorees and nominees with DigitasLBi talent nabbing a top award nomination and taking four spots in the 2017 class of ADCOLOR FUTURES, the most ever for the agency.

Winners will be announced at the 11th Annual ADCOLOR Awards show on September 19th, 2017 in Los Angeles at The Loews Hollywood Hotel.

CHANGE AGENT AWARD NOMINEE:

--Ronnie Dickerson, VP/Group Director, Talent Engagement & Inclusion, DigitasLBi North America 

*The ADCOLOR Change Agent Award is presented to an individual within a company who is using their talents and position to enhance the corporate culture and create a more inclusive environment. This can be part of or beyond the scope of that person's primary role.

2017 CLASS OF ADCOLOR FUTURES:

 

--Kim Chau, Designer, DigitasLBi NY

--Melanie Liu, Producer, DigitasLBi Boston

--Travis McPhee, Associate Media Planner, Paid Social at DigitasLBi NY

--Justin Ollivierre, Senior Associate, Social Strategy, DigitasLBi NY

 *ADCOLOR FUTURES is a unique program that is dedicated to identifying and nurturing the next generation of leaders in the creative industries. The program offers sponsorship to attend the ADCOLOR Awards & Industry Conference, career training through ADCOLOR University, short- and long-term mentorship, as well as activities designed to inspire creativity and build camaraderie. 

The ADCOLOR Award Nominees and Honorees are carefully selected from a large population of diverse influencers across the creative industries. The finalists are chosen by the individual’s representation of ADCOLOR’s motto, “Rise Up and Reach Back”. Those honored not only excel in their own careers, but also give back to the community and support their peers. Their goal is to create a network of diverse professionals to encourage and celebrate one another.