Frank Blossom

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Title: Affiliate Professor

Field of Study: Advertising & Public Relations

Office: 248 LSH

Phone: 616-331-8165



Professor Blossom teaches advertising, PR, creativity and story making classes. He developed his brand building skills as a copywriter and Creative Director at Leo Burnett, D’Arcy, Noble & Associates and Felder Communications Group. In 2001 he founded The Polishing Center and serves as Head Coach helping young creatives build their portfolios and interviewing skills. Additionally, Frank manages Frank Communications and serves as head referee for the Creative Smackdown - a creative competition showcase bringing together students from all over Michigan with advertising and design professionals. For the past 20 years, The American Advertising Federation, the National Student Advertising Competition, and other ad associations have tapped Frank’s experience to judge local, regional, national and international advertising competitions. Frank serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Resource Center and facilitates visual and verbal communications for VSA. In 2010 Frank was awarded The Silver Medal—the American Advertising Federation’s highest honor to professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the advertising and marketing industry and who have been active in furthering creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.


Advertising, PR, creativity and story making classes.


B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; MBA, Davenport University.