Vanessa Fortier

Creative Director, The Martin Agency

Vanessa Fortier joined The Martin Agency in 2010. Currently, she’s the Creative Director on Benjamin Moore inspiring multi-disciplinary teams to create award-winning integrated campaigns, including the recent Red Sox effort that earned a 2015 Silver Titanium Lion at Cannes, as well as Design By What Matters which was awarded both a Webby and FWA Website/Mobile Site of the Day. Previously, Vanessa was Creative Director on Walmart, leading the retailer to win its first major awards at the 2012 One Show.

Before coming to Martin, Vanessa worked ten years at Saatchi & Saatchi NY as Creative Director primarily on the global accounts Olay, Iams, and Eukenuba. A graduate of The University of Texas, Vanessa landed her first job at Leo Burnett Chicago, where she cut her teeth on McDonald’s, P&G, Kellogg’s and Hallmark.

Vanessa now lives twenty-three minutes west of TMA with her husband and two daughters who appreciate Richmond’s civilized commute times.