University of Wisconsin–Madison


Bri Bailey - President

Bri is a Senior here at UW majoring in Marketing with a certificate in Graphic Design. She loves creating different kinds of art, eating ice-cream, and hearing good knock-knock jokes.

Dominic LeRose - Production Director

Dominic is a senior from Lake Bluff, Illinois studying Communication Arts and pursuing certificates in Digital Studies and Environmental Studies. He is an avid nature and wildlife photographer who also enjoys writing. Dominic loves Ad Club due to all the terrific networking opportunities, wonderful people, and the ability to work with clients in Agency. Back home he has three Italian Greyhounds.   

Nick Dotson - Director of Client Services

Nick is a Junior studying Strategic Communications, Political Science and Entrepreneurship while also working as the ad manager at The Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s oldest student newspaper. He enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and listening to music (hip-hop is his favorite genre). Nick is so excited to be the Director of Client Services for Advertising Club this year and loves seeing all of the awesome Ad Club members develop their amazing skills while also helping out local businesses!

Spicer Lear - Creative Director

Spicer is a Senior majoring in Marketing in the School of Business and likes Michelle Obama. Her favorite fall vegetable is the sweet potato!

Helen Yuan - Social Media Director

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Helen is a junior from Wilmington, DE studying Retail and Consumer Behavior with certificates in Business, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship. She loves being a part of the Ad Club because of what a close knit family it is and her biggest flex is being able to rap all the lyrics to Dreams and Nightmares (please don’t ask for a demo though).

Abby Meyer - Art Director

Abby is a senior studying Strategic Communications and Graphic Design. Fun Fact: She once ran a half marathon in 100° heat and passed out at the finish line – she still got the PR. Abby loves Ad Club because of the amazing, real-world opportunities it provides for members, but the people are why she keeps coming back!

Sebastien Karo - Art Director

Sebastien is from Minnetonka, MN and is a Senior majoring in Marketing as well as pursuing a certificate in Graphic Design. As the Art Director for Ad Club, he is responsible for graphic content creation, overseeing agency designers, and establishing a brand image for Ad Club. A fun fact about Sebastien is that he won his third-grade spelling bee.

Bobby Hinker - Finance Director

Bobby is a Junior from Green Bay studying Communication Arts with certificates in Public Policy and Sports Communications. This summer he landed an internship with the Madison Mallards through his connections with Ad Club!

Brighid Hartnett - Events Coordinator

Brighid is a senior from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin majoring in Strategic Communication in the J-School and pursuing certificates in German and Public Policy. Brighid’s most noteworthy celebrity sighting was Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo—she was grabbing tacos after the game and saw him & his family come in for a post-game meal—but she was too star-struck to say anything to him!

Annie Plunkett - Events Coordinator

Annie is a senior studying Marketing with a certificate in Digital Studies. Annie hopes to use her degree to pursue an account position in an advertising agency. Annie is from Minneapolis, MN and loves Ad Club because it is such a fun group of people to work and learn with.

Johnny Bildings - Director of Client Services

Johnny is a senior from De Pere, Wisconsin studying Strategic Communication in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication, as well as pursuing certificates in both Digital Studies & Public Policy. He loves being a member of Ad Club because of all the wonderful creative and networking opportunities the group provides, and a fun fact about him is that he can quote almost the entirety of the 2005 comedy “Wedding Crashers” starring Vince Vaughn & Owen Wilson. He also has a pair of twin older sisters who are less than a year older than he is – only 361 days to be in fact.