Hank runs Blank and Associates. Core competencies include providing advertising and marketing solutions for companies as a virtual agency, new business development, and agency selection for companies needing new advertising, PR and interactive resources.
Hank has 25 years of advertising and marketing experience forged on a broad range of packaged goods, consumer and franchised accounts throughout North America. This has provided him with strategic packaged good skills combined with retail responsiveness.
Hank was classically trained at big agencies on the East Coast.
Hank began his career at DDB Needham in Toronto working on the McDonald’s restaurants account.
He later joined J. Walter Thompson where he worked for 10 years in Toronto and Chicago.
Hank then ran the Domino’s Pizza business at Ross Roy advertising in Ann Arbor, Michigan for 4 years.
In 1992 he moved to California where he was Executive Vice President and Partner with Townsend & O’Leary advertising in Orange County.
Hank has developed his expertise on a number of major brands, including CENTURY 21, Kellogg’s, Warner Lambert, S. C. Johnson, Unocal, Sempra Energy, divisions of Revlon and Campbell Soup, Burger King, Subway, Scott Paper, Labatt’s Breweries, St. Joseph Health System among others.
Hank has two children that live with him. Both are available for adoption.
Hank’s interests include working out, yoga, and a broad range of cultural interests.
Hank has run 6 Marathons but doesn’t really know why.
Hank comes from a long line of nomads and was born in Toronto, Canada. His sister was born in Beirut, Lebanon and his brother in Warsaw, Poland.
Hank is on the Board of Art and Creativity for Healing a local non-profit that uses art to heal children and other people in need.
He was nominated to be Volunteer of the Year for OC in 2003.
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