Teeny Gonzales is the CEO of independent agency, Seven A.D. Before setting up her own agency with 6 other partners, she worked in McCann for 17 years, 12 of which was spent handling primarily the Coca-Cola account, working on all the beverage brands, as well as Del Monte, J&J, Jollibee and Nestle. She then moved to McCann’s sister company, Harrison, as Executive Creative Director for major accounts like Globe, Unilab and URC – all brand leaders in the Philippine market. She then moved to DDB where she was also ECD, this time handling McDonald’s, Smart and PLDT. She and her team produced iconic campaigns for McDonald’s and the phenomenal “Ako Mismo” advocacy for the PLDT/Smart Foundation for the national elections. Today, Seven A.D. continues to produce popular and award-winning campaigns like the famous Resorts World Manila whisper, the long-running PSBank Simple lang, Maasahan campaign, Jack ‘n Jill snacks and Magic Cracker ads to name a few. Their work has also been awarded and recognized in local and international awards like The Kidlat Awards, Araw Awards, Clio, London International Awards, New York Festival, Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness and Spikes. Seven A.D. has also been named the 4As Independent Agency of the Year for 7 years in a row since 2014 and has also won Campaign Asia’s Philippine Independent agency for 2018. The agency also won AOY Best in Market Performance for 2017, besting some of the biggest multinational agencies in the industry. Teeny is currently in the 4As board and served as President last 2019.