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|Judge Chris Wallrapp|
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In early 2017, with a relentless focus on the future and his inspiring brand of leadership, Chris was promoted to President of Hill Holliday. Previously, as Chief Growth Officer, Chris helped spearhead the agency’s growth to over $1 billion in billings through notable wins like Simple Mobile, Party City, Planet Fitness, Ahold-Delhaize, Tempur Sealy International, and global assignments for Bank of America. Last year, Chris also led the agency’s marketing efforts and was a driving force behind Hill Holliday’s strong performance ranking in the 2016 Forrester WAVE: Lead Agencies report. Prior to Hill Holliday, Chris was the Chief Marketing Officer at Modernista!, leading marketing strategies for such iconic brands as Cadillac, Hummer, (RED), TIAA-CREF, and Showtime Networks. His extensive résumé also includes influential roles at Fallon Worldwide, Carmichael Lynch, Y&R, and GSD&M, where he oversaw award-winning initiatives in categories ranging from automotive, liquor, and sports/athletic apparel to packaged goods, technology, and telecommunications. Chris has appeared on numerous industry panels, and his contributions have been recognized by the Effies, Cannes Lions, One Show, Webbys, and Clios. Chris was featured as one of Ad Age’s “40 under 40.”