Michael Russo has over 20 years of creative experience with a vast array of clients from coast to coast.
As an award-winning Art Director, Copywriter and Designer, Michael has been recognized by the American Advertising Federation, the Silver Microphone Awards, the AIGA, the PIAS, the W3 Interactive Awards, the Horizon Interactive Awards and is a Silver TELLY winner.
Michael has been a member of the American Advertising Federation, the AIGA, a voting member of the Recording Academy of Arts and Sciences (Grammy) and is currently a Silver Council member and judge of the International TELLY Awards.
After receiving his BFA from the University of Louisiana, Michael worked as a Graphic Designer and Copywriter in Seattle, WA. Upon returning to his hometown of Lafayette, LA, Michael served as Art Director for several agencies, overseeing both regional and national accounts, before co-founding RUSSO.
Michael has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Louisiana, teaching classes in advertising design, as well as serving on the boards of the Acadiana School of the Arts and the Lafayette Little League.